Our weekly meetings are very informal throughout the year but once a month we have a set subject which members have an option to join in with if they wish.

Programme subject to change if suitable and cost effective Paint-Alongs or Demonstrations can be arranged.

25th January - Demonstration: Elise Nimmo

A Mixed Medium demonstration. Elise is a very accomplished and versatile artist willing to embrace new ways and styles.

She will demonstrate her skills through Pen & Wash, Pastel and Watercolour landscape.

22nd February - The Poetic Challenge

An optional subject for the evening.

Select your favourite poem and create an artwork that you feel illustrates the essence of the poets story.

15th March - Demonstration: Judith Farnworth

Watercolour Demonstration

Although she has only been painting seriously for about three years Judith has developed a technique of loose fresh watercolour painting which has made her a favourite with local art clubs.

19th April - Art Deco Design

An optional subject for the evening.

A free hand to have a go at the decorative art and crafts of the 1920's and 30's.

31st May - Demonstration: Edward Foster

Visionary Drawing Workshop. Edward Foster is a self taught artist from the Forest of Bowland whose artwork comes from his visionary experiences in nature.

21st June - Zentangle Workshop

An optional subject for the evening.

Lead by our own Joan Glynn create your own Zentangle. An unplanned, abstract, non-objective drawing that will grow organically as you make each deliberate stroke. Enjoy an empowering and uplifting evening.

19th July - An Evening with Anne

An optional subject for the evening.

A workshop organised and lead by our own Anne Worsnop who will set us an art challenge.

23rd August - Masterpieces

An optional subject for the evening.

Copy a famous painting in your own style in any medium you choose.

6th September - An Appraisal Evening

Bring along a recent artwork you have produced for an in-house panel to appraise and pass on any recommendations for improving.

4th October - Demonstration: Graham Lowe

The Best of Bird Art. A professional demonstration by Graham Lowe from Lancaster who widely exhibits in galleries across the North of England. His stunning demonstrations on painting birds have become a perennial favouraite for art clubs where he is in great demand.

8th November - Christmas Card Workshop

An optional subject for the evening.

Get inspired to create your own unique Christmas card..

13th December - Christmas Party Night

Our end of year party (and an excuse for a social get together) as we leave our paints and brushes at home. Enjoy the Jacobs Join yuletide fare and enter a work of art produced during 2018 into the annual L A competition for the John Emmerton Cup competition.