Star and Eagle, Kent

The Star and Eagle  is a charming Hotel & Pub Restaurant in Goudhurst, Kent dating back to the 14th century, nestling in the heart of the beautiful Kentish Weald.

Date for 2020 now released.

Monday 22nd June to Friday 26th June  (4 night stay, 4 days tuition)  Cost £870.


Contact the office by phone 01670 760 030 (leave your name and number on the answer phone if there is no-one in the office) or by email sales@charlesevansart to book a place or make an enquiry. A non-returnable deposit of £100 is required to secure a place, with the balance due in April 2020.

The holiday begins when you arrive on at the hotel on Monday afternoon.  All meals are included, we just ask that you pay for your own drinks, both at the hotel or in any cafes you may visit when out painting. On the Friday you are free to leave after the day’s painting. If you wish to stay the extra night, we ask that you contact the hotel directly.

Tuition is offered for four days. Each day you will be taken to a different location to paint. If it rains, there is an indoor room we can use. You will need to bring your usual watercolour painting kit including an easel and/or chair as well as a waterbucket and support board. Charlie will have a small stock of paints, brushes and paper if you need to purchase anything.

If you live locally and would like to join the group for a day’s  painting, please contact the office for details. 01670 760 030 (leave a message on the answerphone if there is no-one in the office and we will get back to you) or email

Contact details for the hotel are:

The Star and Eagle,  High St, Goudhurst, Cranbrook TN17 1AL               Phone01580 211512