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26 March 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm GMT

Tutor: Michael Sleigh Surrey Dip Art & Design. LCF Higher Dip Design.

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Date: 26 March 2020
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Length of Course:
1 Thursday
Cost for Course:
£17.10 - £20.55
£17.10 – £20.55
Reference Code:
GI 19 662
Ward Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LH


Following on from the previous ‘Photo Walks’ held around Guildford, on this excursion we plan to head east of the town centre, including the Waterden Road conservation area, to look at some of the interesting buildings and architectural details to be seen. The course will start with a classroom-based introduction. Suitable for any type of camera and ability. Involves walking. Please see page 40 for Michael Sleigh’s exhibition.



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About the Speaker

Michael Sleigh



Michael has worked in the areas of design, photography and education for more than 30 years. Starting in an architect’s office, he moved on to being Technical Support at West Surrey College of Art and Design, and then Lecturer at WSCAD and Epsom School of Art. Michael has also been an adult education tutor and freelance graphic designer.

For 18 years, Michael was the staff photographer for the Royal Horticultural Society based at Wisley. He also undertook exhibition design, information and interpretation and graphic design work whilst at the RHS.

For the last 10 years Michael has been the owner and Photographer at Polypodphoto, specialising in heritage photography whilst also giving talks on photography and organising ‘PhotoWalks’. Since 2012, he has delivered courses on photography and architecture and design at The Guildford Institute.

Currently, Michael is specialising in Victorian Gothic Revival design and in Church Stained Glass. Over the last two years he has had a number of displays and exhibitions of his photographs, focusing on details to be seen in stained glass windows. He also administers the Neo-Gothic Guild and the Church Stained Glass Project.


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