Society Programme 2019

The following list will be updated during the course of the year as new events and activities are added to the programme.

Friday 4 January: Flower Painting Group, Lichfield Fire Station (1.30pm – 4.30pm)

 

Wednesday 9 January: Guest artist demonstration, Carole Baker, ‘Adventures in Acrylics’, Saxon Hill Academy (7.30pm – 9.30pm)

 

Wednesday 23 January: Informal painting evening, Saxon Hill Academy (7.30pm – 9.30pm).

 

Friday 1 February: Flower Painting Group, Lichfield Fire Station (1.30pm – 4.30pm).

 

Wednesday 13 February: Guest artist demonstration, Vic Bearcroft, ‘Pastel Animals’, Saxon Hill Academy (7.30pm – 9.30pm)

 

Wednesday 27 February: Informal painting evening, Saxon Hill Academy (7.30pm – 9.30pm).

 

Friday 1 March: Flower Painting Group, Lichfield Fire Station (1.30pm – 4.30pm).

 

Wednesday 20 March: Annual General MeetingGuest artist demonstration by Robin Mason, Saxon Hill Academy (7.30pm – 9.30pm)

 

Saturday 23 & Sunday 24 March: Spring Exhibition, Guildroom, Lichfield Guildhall (set-up on Friday 22 March)

 

Wednesday 27 March: Informal painting evening, Saxon Hill Academy (7.30pm – 9.30pm).

 

Friday 5 April: Flower Painting Group, Lichfield Fire Station (1.30pm – 4.30pm).

 

Wednesday 10 April: Guest artist demonstration, Angela Gaughan, ‘Acrylic Wildlife’, Saxon Hill Academy (7.30pm – 9.30pm)

 

Saturday 13 April: Portrait workshop (charcoal and all other mediums) tutored by guest professional artist Nick Logan, The Cooper Room, Shenstone (10am – 4.00pm)

Wednesday 24 April: Informal painting evening, Saxon Hill Academy (7.30pm – 9.30pm)

Sunday 28 April: Society coach excursion to Fresh Contemporary Art Fair, Cheltenham Racecourse (coach departure from Lichfield at 8.45am, £15 per person includes entrance ticket, contact Sue Brindley for further details)

 

Tuesday 30 April – Tuesday 28 May: ‘Abstractions’ artwork exhibition, Shenstone Community Library (open during normal library hours)

 

Friday 3 May: Flower Painting Group, Lichfield Fire Station (1.30pm – 4.30pm)

 

Wednesday 8 May: Guest artist demonstration, Jenny Aitken, ‘Oil Landscapes’, Saxon Hill Academy (7.30pm – 9.30pm)

 

Sunday 12 May: Society coach excursion to Royal Horticultural Society, Malvern Spring Festival (coach departure time from Lichfield to be confirmed, £33 per person includes entrance ticket at group booking discount, contact Sue Brindley for further details)

 

Wednesday 22 May: Informal painting evening, Saxon Hill Academy (7.30pm – 9.30pm)

 

Friday 7 June: Flower Painting Group, Lichfield Fire Station (1.30pm – 4.30pm)

 

Wednesday 12 June: Guest artist demonstration, Rob Wareing, ‘Portrait in oil / pastel’, Saxon Hill Academy (7.30pm – 9.30pm).

 

Wednesday 26 June: Informal painting evening, Saxon Hill Academy (7.30pm – 9.30pm)

 

Saturday 29 & Sunday 30 June: Whittington Open Gardens (exhibition arrangements to be confirmed)

 

Friday 5 July: Flower Painting Group, Lichfield Fire Station (1.30pm – 4.30pm).

 

Wednesday 10 July: Summer Party & Internal Artwork Exhibition, Saxon Hill Academy (7.30pm – 9.30pm)

 

Sunday 14 July: Society coach excursion to Patchings Festival (coach departure from Lichfield at 9.15am, £19 per person includes entrance ticket, contact Sue Brindley for further details)

 

Wednesday 24 July: Informal painting evening, Saxon Hill Academy (7.30pm – 9.30pm)

 

Wednesday 14 August, Guest artist demonstration, Kara Strachan, ‘Acrylic Seascape’, Saxon Hill Academy (7.30pm – 9.30pm)

 

Wednesday 28 August: Informal painting evening, Saxon Hill Academy (7.30pm – 9.30pm)

 

Saturday 7 September: Whittington Countryside & Craft Fair (to be confirmed)

 

Wednesday 11 September: Guest artist demonstration, Barbara Meek, ‘Batik Flower Painting’, Saxon Hill Academy (7.30pm – 9.30pm)

 

Wednesday 25 SeptemberInformal painting evening, Saxon Hill Academy (7.30pm – 9.30pm)

 

Saturday XX September: Lichfield Art Fair, Lichfield Cathedral (exact date to be confirmed)

 

Wednesday 9 October: Guest artist demonstration, Colin Joyce, ‘Watercolours’, Saxon Hill Academy (7.30pm – 9.30pm)

 

Wednesday 23 October: Informal painting evening, Saxon Hill Academy (7.30pm – 9.30pm

Saturday 2 & Sunday 3 November: Autumn Exhibition, Guildroom, Lichfield Guildhall (set-up on Friday 1 November)

 

Saturday 9 November: Botanical Watercolour Painting workshop tutored by guest artist  Jeni Neale from Birmingham Society of Botanical Artists, The Cooper Room, Shenstone (further details to be confirmed)

 

Wednesday 13 November: Guest artist demonstration, Robin Mason, ‘Pastels / Oils’, Saxon Hill Academy  (7.30pm – 9.30pm)

 

Wednesday 27 November: Informal painting evening, Saxon Hill Academy (7.30pm – 9.30pm)

 

Wednesday 11 December: Christmas Party & Internal Artwork Exhibition, Saxon Hill Academy (7.30pm – 9.30pm)

Society Programme 2020

Wednesday 8 January: Guest artist demonstration, Nick Logan, ‘Charcoal Portrait’, Saxon Hill Academy (7.30pm – 9.30pm).

 

Wednesday 22 January: Informal painting evening, Saxon Hill Academy (7.30pm – 9.30pm)

 

Wednesday 12 February: Guest artist demonstration, Mark Warner, ‘Acrylic Landscape,’ Saxon Hill Academy (7.30pm – 9.30pm)

 

Wednesday 26 February: Informal painting evening, Saxon Hill Academy (7.30pm – 9.30pm)

 

Wednesday 8 April: Illustrated talk on embroidery by Helen McCook, Royal School of Needlework, Saxon Hill Academy (7.30pm – 9.30pm)

 

 

The list above will be updated during the course of the year as new events and activities are added to the programme.