Diary

We have a full diary of events detailing special guest demonstrations and our regular competitions.’Own work’ is always an option, except on Demo Nights.

MEETINGS RUN 7pm – 9pm. From 3rd July 2024 this will change to 7.30pm – 9.30pm.

2024

January

3 – Welcome to 2024! Own Work. Renew Exhibition of Paintings at Brinscall. Meeting Host Polly.

10 – Guest Artist – The Painting Policeman ‘Seascape’ wet-in-wet oils by David Wiles’  www.thepaintingpoliceman.co.uk. Meeting Host Lorraine.

17 – Practice in the style of David Wiles or Own Work. Meeting Host Brenda.

24 – Competition ‘Storm at Sea’ or Own Work.  Meeting Host Brenda.

31 – ‘Talk by Roger of his favourite Artist’. Own Work. Meeting Host Roger.

February

7– Work along with Brenda ‘Leaves in Acrylic’.

14 – Guest Artist – Lea Nixon ‘Watercolour mini workshop’ www.leanixon.co.uk.  Meeting Host Lorraine.

21 – Practice in the style of Lea Nixon or Own Work. Meeting Host Lorna.

28 – Theme night ‘Street Scene’ in Water Colour. Own Work.  Meeting Host Brenda.

March

6AGM with Supper. Meeting Host Polly.

13 – Guest Artist – Chris Shields ‘Wildlife/Landscape’ in Acrylic www.illustratedwildlife.com. Meeting Host Lorraine.

20 – Practice in the style of Chris Shields or Own Work. Meeting Host Rod.

27 – Competition ‘The Young Animals of Spring’. Own Work. Meeting Host Brenda.

April

3 – Work Along by Brenda. ‘Turn a Portrait Photo into a Stained Glass Picture.’  Meeting Host Brenda.

10 – Guest Artist – Beverley Chapelhow ‘Landscape’ in water soluble oils’ info@atelierarts.co.uk.  Meeting Host Taysha.

17 – Practice in the style of Beverley Chapelhow or Own Work. Meeting Host Loz.

24 – Theme Night ‘Spring Flowers’ or Own Work. Meeting Host Lesley.

May

1 – ‘Talk on Colours by Lorna’. Own Work. Meeting Host Lorna.

8 – Guest Artist – Les Darlow ‘Pastel Landscape’ www.lesdarlow.com Meeting Host Taysha.

15 – Practice in the style of Les Darlow or Own Work. Meeting Host Loz.

22 – ‘Bring and Buy’ proceeds for St Catherines. Own Work. Meeting Host David.

29 – Competition ‘Sky at Night in Pastels’. Own Work. Meeting Host Brenda.

June

5 – Work Along with Roger. Meeting Host Roger.

12 – Guest Artist – Elise Hendry ‘Pet Portraits in Pastels’ www.artbyeliseuk.com  Meeting Host Taysha.

19 – Practice in the style of Elise Hendry or Own Work. Meeting Host David.

26 – Theme Night – Painting from Scratch – ‘Magnificent Peacocks’. Own Work. Meeting Host Brenda.

July

3 – Plein Air Sketching at Brinscal. Advisable to Bring a folding seat.

10 – Competition ‘Wildflower Meadow’ or Own Work. Meeting Host Julie.

17 – ‘Life Drawing with model’. Meeting Host Polly.

24 – ‘Work Along by Sue ‘Drawing Horses’.  Meeting Host Sue.

31 – Theme Night – Painting from Scratch – ‘Butterflies and other insects’ or Own Work. Meeting Host Brenda.

August

7- Try your hand at Charcoal/Pastel ‘Drawing a Landscape from outside BWARA’. Own Work. Meeting Host Jackie.

14 – Supper with other Art Groups.  Meeting Host Polly.

21 – Still Life (Bring your own items) or Own Work. Meeting Host Sally.

28 – Competition ‘An Abstract of your own composition’ or Own Work. Meeting Host Brenda.

September

4 – Theme Night – Painting from Scratch – ‘A building in Chorley in Pen and Ink’ or Own Work. Meeting Host Brenda.

11 – Guest Artist – Bee Morrison ‘Flowers in water colour’. Meeting Host Taysha.

18 – Practice in the style of Bee Morrison or Own work. Meeting Host Rod.

22 – Brinscall – One Day Sale on Sunday.  10am -4pm. Polly to arrange.

25 – Work Along with Mary Ann ‘Show and Tell’.  Meeting Host Mary Ann.

October

2 – Work Along with Julie and Sue.  Meeting Host Julie.

9 – Guest Artist – Graham McQuade painting Abstract in Acrylic.  Meeting Host Taysha.

16 – Practice in the style of Graham McQuade or Own Work.  Meeting Host Lorraine.

23 – Competition ‘Boats in a Marina’. Own Work.  Meeting Host Brenda.

30 – Work Along with Pat. Meeting Host Pat.

November

6 – Theme Night – Painting from Scratch – ‘Fireworks over the Rooftops’.  Meeting Host Brenda.

13 – Guest Artist Lesley Taylor (Bolton Art Circle). ‘Chinese Flowers’. Meeting Host Taysha.

2o – Practice in the style of Lesley Taylor or Own Work. Meeting Host June.

27 – Draw or paint ‘Kevin’s Two Dogs’.  Meeting Host Kevin.

December

4 – Competition ‘Father Christmas amongst the presents’ .

11 -Christmas Party Meal tba.  No meeting at Brinscall.

18 – Closed

25 –Closed

2025

January

1 – Closed

8 – Own Work. Renew Exhibition of Paintings at Brinscall. Presentation of 46th Annual Exhibition of ‘Peoples’ Choice’. Meeting Host Chairperson.