Free choice sessions, Workshops and Demonstrations
Tuesday free-choice sessions are from 1:30 – 4:30pm. Members paint or draw subjects of their own choice in whatever medium they like. Typically using watercolour, acrylic, pastels, ink or pencil, a huge variety of work is produced some of which will be displayed in the next BAG exhibition.
In-house workshops and demonstrations are from 1:30 – 4:00 pm. In-house workshops are usually led by group members; demonstrations are usually led by professional artists, there may be a small charge for these sessions.
Saturday workshops are from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. These sessions are led by professional artists and cost from £25. Participants are requested to sign up in advance; a list of materials required for the workshop will be provided. Until further notice the number of participants will be limited to a maximum of 14. Please bring a drink and a packed lunch.
Autumn Term 2023
Term starts on Tuesday 12th September and finishes on Tuesday 19th December.
All Tuesday sessions are free-choice except for the Christmas Card competition on the
Spring Term 2024
Term starts on Tuesday 9th January and finishes on Tuesday 28th May.
27th March - 8th April
All Tuesday sessions are free-choice.
17th -19th May 2024
2023 Autumn term workshops
Workshops can help to enhance your techniques and learning using a variety of mediums taught by professional artists.
“By the Beach” a pastel workshop with Rebecca de Mendonca
Saturday September 30th, 10am to 4pm, fee £30
“Wild Waves” an acrylic workshop with Lynda Kettle Saturday October 28th, 10am to 4pm, fee £35
'Light, reflection and glass' a watercolour workshop with John Skinner
Saturday January 20th, 10am to 4pm
'Flora and Fauna' a pastel workshop with Lynda Kettle
Saturday February 24th, 10am to 4pm
'Life drawing' in graphite / sepia / pencil / charcoal with Paul Kettle-Buchanan
Saturday March 23rd, 10am to 4pm