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 2022 


The Autumn term starts on Tuesday 13th September and finishes on Tuesday 13th December.


All Tuesday sessions will be free-choice except for the 

Christmas Card Competition with prizes on Tuesday 13th December.


2022 workshops 

Workshops can help to enhance your techniques and learning using a variety of mediums taught by professional artists. 

‘Beginners Oils’ with Ewan Walton  

Saturday 24th September, 10am to 4pm, fee £25 (14 spaces)


More examples of Ewan's work can be found on Instagram @ewanwaltonart.

‘Abstract Acrylics from Nature’ with Rosemary Ensor

Saturday 5th November, 10am to 4 pm, fee £25 (14 spaces)




Rosemary's art website:


‘Portraits in oils’ with Allan Shaw

Saturday 26th November 10am to 4pm, fee £50 to include all materials and equipment (8 spaces)

More examples of Allan's work can be found on Instagram @Allanshaw_art

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