Venue hire

Watts Gallery - Artists' Village is the first purpose-built gallery dedicated to the work of one artist. With a range of spaces and packages available, we can provide the ideal ambience for your event.

Set within the tranquil surroundings of the Surrey Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, our Grade II* listed Arts & Crafts Gallery provides a stunning location for a variety of events, both small and large-scale, including bespoke weddings, dinner and drink receptions, private celebrations, corporate events and team away days and memorials and wakes.

Within easy reach of central London, Watts Gallery Gallery - Artists' Village is located in the village of Compton, just 10 minutes from Guildford. Watts Gallery - Artists' Village includes the beautiful historic Watts Gallery created in 1904 and remains home to one of the finest collections of Victorian paintings, drawings and sculpture, the Grade I listed Watts Chapel, the Former Compton Pottery and Limnerslease, the artist’s home and studios.

Why choose Watts Gallery - Artists' Village?

  • You can enjoy exclusive hire of your chosen event space
  • Your guests can explore our collection and beautiful Victorian interiors
  • You will have a dedicated events manager
  • Parking is free for you and your guests
  • Our spaces are fully wheelchair accessible
  • You will be making a valuable contribution to our vision of Art for All by All and your event will support the care and conservation of our collection and our learning and outreach programme

We had a wonderful evening with you on Friday - it was the talk of the weekend! Thank you for all your efforts, we were so pleased with how it went.

- Peter & Jeanna, 2022 wedding