Studio in the Woods
Terms and Conditions

Legal entity

Studio in the Woods 2013 is organised by Polimekanos Ltd. ('Studio in the Woods', 'Polimekanos', 'us', 'we') on behalf of Studioweave Ltd.

Studioweave Ltd. is the supplier of the product (your ticket to the workshop) and the recipient of the payment you are making when buying the ticket from PayPal via ('our site’).

Workshop Health & Safety

Studio in the Woods will be providing drinks and meals, a campsite with access to basic facilities including shower and toilets, building materials, equipment rentals and organise the event and lecture programme.

It is our responsibility to provide these products and services according to accepted standards and regulations, to provide sufficient public liability insurance and ensure that any of our sub-contractors comply to required regulations and insurance standards.

It is your responsibility to:

  • arrange and pay for your transportation between your home, the workshopsite and return
  • arrange and pay for your own health and travel insurance
  • disclose any allergies or medical/physical conditions that may influence or limit your participation in the Studio in the Woods activities, which include physical work and spending substantial time outdoors
  • bring appropriate attire for construction and building activities and for a variety of weather conditions (hot and cold weather, sun and rain), including safety boots and, if you camp on site, the necessary camping equipment
  • to attend the health & safety briefing on the first day of the workshop

Note that you cannot take part in the workshop without having attended the Health & Safety briefing.

Health & Safety Disclaimer

We will take great care and make every effort that taking part in Studio in the Woods is safe and enjoyable. By accepting our terms and conditions, you accept that Polimekanos Ltd., Studioweave Ltd., any sponsors and funding organisations, the hosts and owners of the land Studio in the Woods takes place in, the tutors, critics, individuals, practices and other institutions and organisations affiliated with Studio in the Woods cannot be held responsible or liable for any accidents, injuries and damage or loss of property which might occur during your workshop stay, or as a result of the activities you will be taking part in during Studio in the Woods.

Acceptance of terms

By continuing to use this website, you are agreeing to the following conditions of use:

We make every effort to keep the content on this website timely and correct. It is for general information and use only, and it is subject to change without notice. We accept no responsibility for loss or damage that occurs as a result of using this website and the information provided on it.

This website may contain links to external websites that are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that Studio in the Woods endorses these websites, and we have no responsibility for their content.

All materials on this website, including the design, text and images, are copyrighted by or licensed to Studio in the Woods. Reproduction is prohibited without prior written consent – please contact to request permission.

Privacy Policy

We do not capture or store personal information through this website except where you voluntarily choose to give us your details by signing up to our mailing list or making an online booking. The personal data you give us is held securely and will never be passed on to third parties.

This website uses cookies only for the purposes of monitoring usage of the site. These statistics are entirely anonymous and do not include information that can be used to identify users. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer.

Terms and conditions of ticket sale

These terms and conditions (together with the documents referred to in them) tell you the terms and conditions on which we supply a ticket to Studio in the Woods to you. Please read these terms and conditions carefully and make sure that you understand them before buying a ticket for the workshop from our site. You should understand that by buying a ticket, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.

You should print a copy of these terms and conditions for future reference.

Please understand that if you refuse to accept these terms and conditions, you will not be able to buy a workshop ticket from our site.

Studio in the Woods reserves the right to update its terms and conditions from time to time.


All prices are stated in British pounds. Please note you are responsible for complying with local tax laws.

We reserve the right to change Workshop prices and information without prior notice. Tickets for the workshops are subject to availability.


Studio in the Woods uses PayPal to process payments. This secure merchant is independent and will never disclose your payment details to us.

Your contract with us

After placing an order, you will receive an e-mail from PayPal acknowledging your payment. The contract between us (‘Contract’) will only be formed when you receive this confirmation Email.

Your right to cancel

As a consumer, you may cancel a Contract at any time within 7 working days, beginning on the day after you received the PayPal confirmation Email. To cancel a Contract, you must inform us by email.

Studio in the Woods organises suppliers, catering, insurance and other commodities based on the numbers of workshop tickets sold. After this period, you cannot cancel your Contract and your ticket is not refundable.

Data protection and confidentiality

Personal information supplied to us is confidential and will never be made available to a third party.

We use PayPal to process payments. This secure merchant is independent and will never disclose your payment details to us.

Written communications

Applicable laws require that some of the information or communications we send to you should be in writing. When using our site, you accept that communication with us will be mainly electronic. We will contact you by email or provide you with information by posting notices on our website. For contractual purposes, you agree to this electronic means of communication and you acknowledge that all contracts, notices, information and other communications that we provide to you electronically comply with any legal requirement that such communications be in writing. This condition does not affect your statutory rights.


All notices given by you to us must be given to Polimekanos at or Polimekanos, 8a West Smithfield, London EC1A 9JR.

We may give notice to you at either the email or postal address you provide to us when placing an order, or in any of the ways specified in Written Communications clause above. Notice will be deemed received and properly served immediately when posted on our website, 24 hours after an email is sent, or 3 days after the date of posting of any letter. In proving the service of any notice, it will be sufficient to prove, in the case of a letter, that such letter was properly addressed, stamped and placed in the post and, in the case of an email, that such email was sent to the specified email address of the addressee.

Entire agreement

We intend to rely upon these terms and conditions and any document expressly referred to in them in relation to the subject matter of any Contract. While we accept responsibility for statements and representations made by our duly authorised agents, please make sure you ask for any variations from these terms and conditions to be confirmed in writing.


If any of these terms and conditions or any provisions of a Contract are determined by any competent authority to be invalid, unlawful or unenforceable to any extent, such term, condition or provision will to that extent be severed from the remaining terms, conditions and provisions which will continue to be valid to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Law and jurisdiction

Contracts for the purchase of Products through our site and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) will be governed by English law. Any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with such Contracts or their formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) will be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

General Contact Details

You can contact Studio in the Woods/Polimekanos Ltd. by emailing or calling +44 (0)20 7489 0708 between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday. You can also write to us at Polimekanos Ltd., 8a West Smithfield, London EC1A 9JR.

You can contact Studioweave Ltd. by emailing or calling +44 (20) 8510 3665 between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday. You can also write to Studioweave Ltd., 33 Saint John’s Church Road, London E9 6EJ.

Workshop fee

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The fee pays for the workshop and all materials, delicious (wholesome, local, healthy, organic) catering from morning until evening, and a tenth pitch with basic facilities and showers. You need to cover your journey to and from the site (best by train and bicycle) and bring your own tent and camping gear.

Stanton Park & Stratton Woods (larger map)

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We are setting up a brand new Group Pool for Studio in the Woods.

In the meantime, have a look at Studio in the Woods 2010 and a Studio in the Woods miscellany by Piers Taylor.

See an extensive archive of Studio in the Woods from 2006–2011 on Invisible Studio’s website.