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Studio hire for Workshops and Classes

& Lots more coming soon

Greenstead Farm, CO9 1QY


CAS is the home of fine artist April Reid, who works primarily in acrylic and offers abstract-realism and realism paintings of Wildlife, film and formula 1.

The studio is open, currently by appointment only, for browsing artwork and prints as well as being available to hire for other artists to host all types of different creative workshops, classes and courses.
Soon we hope to expand to a weekly art club, small galleries / exhibitions and more!

Scroll down for more info or get in touch!


  • Cosy self-contained Art Studio with bright light set in the historic countryside on Greenstead Green Farm

  • Workbench with 8 bar stools

  • Easel Wall, 3 studio easels and 2 small worktop easels

  • Small 'chill out' area with a sofa and beanbag

  • Kitchen area for drinks and washing up with a fridge and microwave

  • Possible option for extra tables and chairs for a max of 25 people

  • We're flexible - Whether you're wanting the space for 2 hours, 2 days or a recurring slot once a month, get in touch! 

We're always looking for different types of workshops and courses so if you have an art, craft or hobby you love to share with others feel free to get in touch!

Also on site

Hyacinth Tearoom (about to have new owners and change over), Post office and Village shop, Essex Pottery Studio, Greenstead Animal Feeds, Dog Groomers, Hair Dressers. 

Unfortunately we don't currently have access to Disabled loo's.

Wheelchair Access to the studio is via the horse yard, however currently wont fit into our loo, which is also up a couple of steps. You can use the cafe loo if a drink is purchased but we're trying to come up with a deal with the new tennants to include use for our customers!

Opening MAY 1st

MON - By appointment

TUE - By appointment

WED - 10am to 3pm

THU - By appointment

FRI - 10am to 3pm

SAT - 10am to 3pm

SUN - By appointment

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- Hire for your workshop

- Browse the artwork of April

- SOON: Galleries and shows for local artists

If you'd like to host a workshop here and would like to have a look round before we open then get in touch - I'm here 6 days a week currently!

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