Open Studio

Rollington Barn

Rollington Barn is PAW’s collective exhibition showcasing at least one artwork from each of the over 100 artists taking part in this year’s Festival.

As well as providing a taster of the work of all the artists who are part of an Open Studio, it’s also an opportunity to see the work of those artists who are not able to open their studios. On the barn door a large map of all the Open Studios can help you find your way around the Studios and Events, with information on the full range of concerts, talks and films taking place in the evenings. Brochures (free) and Event Programmes (£2) are available.
You will find an inspiring array of paintings, prints, jewellery, sculpture, ceramics, photography, glass, greetings cards and much more. Work at Rollington can be purchased and taken away on the day. We accept cash, cheques with identification and most credit and debit cards. At least two of the exhibiting artists will be present each day who will be happy to provide more information.

You will also see some of the delightfully creative art by students from local schools as part of our Purbeck Young Artists scheme – based on the Festival theme of ‘A Moment in Time’.

If you would like to win some artwork by one of our PAW 2017 artists remember to pick up a competition postcard here or at any Open Studio, from Durlston or any evening event and make sure you get it signed!

Rollington Barn is a beautiful historic stone building. In the courtyard the café, run by ‘Love Cake’ of Swanage, provides a selection of delicious homemade cakes, light lunches and hot and cold drinks. Opening hours are the same as for the exhibition.

Entrance free


Group Show

Artist present:



07906 385832




Rollington Farm
Studland Road
Corfe Castle BH20 5JG


Open daily 10.00 – 5.00


From Corfe Castle take the B3351 to Studland: First farm on right.

From the ferry: through Studland, follow signs to Corfe Castle: 4 miles on left.
Open daily 10.00 – 5.00.

Flags and signs on the main road indicating the farm drive.
Ample parking on the drive leading to the barn.
Unisex/disabled toilet on site.


Wheelchair Access

2017 Postcard Competition

We are running our postcard competition again this year. One or more Purbeck art works could be yours!

Once the Purbeck Art Weeks Festival is under way you can pick up a Competition Postcard at a PAW event or any of our Open Studios or Exhibitions. Just get it signed at 5 different Events, Studios or Exhibitions to be able to take part in our prize draw to win a voucher for £250 towards work(s) of art of your choice.

Click here for more information

Become a Member of PAW

Even although all the applications to exhibit as part of PAW 2017 are now complete you can still become a member of PAW for 2017. A great way to keep up to date with what is happening and come to workshops or help out during PAW itself and get to know more PAW members and artists. Perhaps your first step towards exhibiting in PAW 2018.

Become a Member

Completion of the Membership form and fee of £10 entitles you to full membership of the festival for the Year 2017 January to December irrespective of when you join.