For all artists and art lovers

Monthly Programme 2018/19

Our monthly meetings on the first Wednesday of the month at 7.30pm are held at Dunchurch Village Hall.

September 5th 2018

AGM + Paul Joyner

Wire Sculptures

Full of vigour and clever observation, bent wire never looked so fascinating! Dramatic figurative and linear movement captured by Paul's delightful 3D constructions in this unusual medium.

October 3rd 2018

Roy Holding

Painting Big & Bold

Roy is a Northamptonshire artist who is highly regarded internationally. He produces large and powerful rural and urban landscapes in a wide variety of media, expressing his personal view of the world. He will describe and demonstrate.

November 7th 2018

Ed & Margaret Burke

Colourful Glass

Ed is a master glassblower specialising in strong coloured and shaped artistic tableware for both mass production and commissions. Margaret cold-works glass, including etching through different coloured layers in her decorative plates, bowls and glasses.

December 5th 2018

Prize giving & Xmas Party + Mystery Guest

The mayor is invited to present awards gained at the Annual Floor One exhibition, followed by a short demonstration from a special mystery guest, and concluding with festive refreshments and the opportunity to mingle.

January 2nd 2019

Critique Night + Framing & Presentation

A talk on practical tips, methods and common problems with framing and mounting will be followed by short critiques of members' submitted works. No more than two works each please, from which at least one will be chosen for critique.

February 6th 2019

Jennie Bambury

Watercolour Painting

Is an accomplished artist from Nottingham. She will be demonstrating watercolour painting and showing us examples of her varied work.

March 6th 2019

Chris Upton Photographer

A Passion for Pictures

A multi award-winning photographer from Nottinghamshire, Chris will show a wide-ranging selection of his stunningly artistic photographs, and describe how he selects, composes and develops his subjects, both in the field and during processing.

April 3rd 2019

Susan Isaac

My Life: Painting & Sculpture

As a painter Susan works mainly in oils to capture the spirit of a place in her bold, colourful land- and seascapes; as a sculptor she works mainly in clay, again using bold colour and forms to express her creative vision in three-dimensions.

May 8th 2019

Sandra Orme

Dramatic Pastel

Winner of the Buxton Spa Prize, Sandra is inspired by the landscapes and weather around her Peak District studio. She will introduce ideas and techniques through a pastel demonstration evoking both heady atmosphere and dramatic realism.

June 5th 2019

Jamie Norton Poole

Words Make Pictures

Jamie uses a variety of media, but his most original works are his small collages using tiny cut-out words which, on closer inspection, explain more about the subjects. These range from boats to birds, portraits to landscapes, flowers to still-life. Unique & fascinating.

July 3rd 2019

Kate Wrigglesworth

Delightful Dreams

Kate's delightfully delicate paintings are original, dreamlike and poetic, using colour and composition to create a mood. Her complex, expressive images range from detailed semi-urban landscapes to abstract patterns, and reflect her creative training in dance and the theatre.

August 7th 2019

Fun Night

Something practical for everyone to join in and enjoy. Not yet sure what!

September 4th 2019


Speaker to be confirmed