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24 September 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST

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

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Date: 24 September 2020
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Length of Course:
1 Thursday
£17.10 – £20.55
Reference Code:
GI 19 809


Following on from the previous ‘PhotoWalks’ 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 note that special measures have been put into place to mitigate the risk of Coronavirus infection when attending our face-to-face lectures. A one-way system will be in place to control infection risk around the building. Increased cleaning routines and surface cleaning between classes will also be in place.

In the classroom, hand sanitiser will be available and we will ensure a minimum distance of 1 metre between participants, which will be increased if possible. We will pay special attention to ventilation and all participants will be asked to wear a face covering at all times. The tutor will be at a minimum distance of 2 metres from participants at all times and will not be required to wear a face covering to avoid communication problems.


More Looking at Guildford with Your Camera

Image by Michael Sleigh

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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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