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 21 September: Lichfield Art Fair, Lichfield Cathedral

 

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

Saturday 12 October: Workshop ‘Painting light in oils’, tutored by Robin Mason, Boley Park Community Centre (10.00am – 4.00pm). Contact committee member Beryl Evans for further information.

 

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. Contact committee member Valmai Bowden for further information.

 

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.