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Our 2023
Monthly Meeting Programme

Please note this may be subject to change due to Covid-19

Art gallery

January 2023

Online Art Appraisal and Critique

ONLINE - Our in-house art appraisal and critique will be led by John Holt. All members can submit up to two pieces. Perfect for getting some feedback and ideas in time for our upcoming online exhibition in February.

February 2023

Collage Workshop

Our very own Scilla Gallop will lead this workshop on site at the college.

Develop your collage skills.

Please remember to bring an apron or suitable clothing

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March 2023

Acrylic Landscape Demonstration by Mark Warner

This meeting will take place at the college.

 A very experienced professional artist and tutor, Mark will be demonstrating an acrylic landscape painting for us.

April 2023

Watercolour Workshop - "Towards Abstraction"

with Helen Newton

This meeting will be at the college.

We loved Helen's gouache workshop last year so we are delighted she will be returning to deliver a workshop on abstract art for us in 2023.

May 2023

"Capturing Movement" Talk

 by Maxine Dodd

This meeting will take place at the college.

Leicestershire mixed media artist, Maxine Dodd will be our guest speaker on the theme of capturing movement in art.

June 2023

Cold Wax Workshop

This meeting will be at the college.

A chance for us to learn more and have a go with this technique.

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July 2023

A sketching day at Roots Farm Barkby Thorpe

This meeting will take place at the farm from

12 noon, 13th July

We have a room booked that we can use and there is an excellent cafe!

Alpacas, goats and even wallabies are located here.

August 2023

Sketching at The Botanic Gardens

This meeting will take place in the gardens.

We have booked one of the classrooms for the afternoon on August 10th

These amazing botanical gardens have so much to offer to any artist

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September 2023

Appraisal by Peter Clayton

This meeting will take place at the college.

The ever popular, Peter Clayton will be our guest to give a critique on members' work 

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October 2023

Lesley Brooks Demonstration

This meeting will be at the college.

A big thank you to Lesley Brooks who has kindly stepped in to demonstrate an autumn landscape in acrylics for us. Lesley is part of the Leicester Society of Artists and regularly exhibits work around the county.

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Painting Equipments

November 2023

President's Evening

This meeting will be at the college.

An interesting talk or workshop delivered by our president

December 2023


This meeting will take place at

Crown Hills Community College

Nibbles and drinks will be provided by the committee

Dirty Paintbrushes
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