For all artists and art lovers

Monthly Programme 2021-2022

Dunchurch Village Hall: 7.30pm – 9.30pm on the first Wednesday of each month. Guests welcome.

September 1st  2021

Annual General Meeting

Review of the year plus an exhibition of members’ sketchbooks.

October 6th 2021

John Harrison

Pen & Wash; less can definitely be more

“Yorkshire born & bred and proud of it”, John’s lively line & watercolour scenes of his county have earned him a national reputation. He will demonstrate how.

November 3th 2021

Shelly Perkins

Antarctic artist in residence

Shelly uses a combination of traditional & contemporary techniques to produce delicate and beautiful images of worldwide wildlife from her in-situ sketches.

December 1st 2021

Annual Awards Presentation

by an invited notable

Followed by our Mystery Guest Speaker and a festive feast

2022

January 5th 2022

Geoff Tristram

A lifetime watching paint dry

A man of many talents, including serious painting, illustration, cartoons & comic writing, Geoff is just the person to start our New Year off with an artistic smile.

February 2nd 2022

Members’ advice evening

Bring in your problem artworks for appraisal and comment from our helpful panel.

March 2nd 2022

Penny German ARBSA

Still-life and more

A Northamptonshire painter specialising in working from life and the effects o flight. Her work is often seen in ‘The Artist’ magazine and various London galleries.

April 6th 2022

Rob Braybrooks

Birchwood monochromes

Delicate hand-cut birch reliefs inspired by flora and fauna found in natural and urban Cornish landscapes. Silhouette sophistication from a West Country master craftsman.

May 4th 2022

Gemma Whitford

Natural lines

Returning to art after many years, local girl Gemma, (1st class Honours Fine Art), produces incredibly delicately drawn and gently coloured images of plants, small animals and insects.

June 1st 2022

Adam Ogelsby

Something out of the ordinary

Precise and intricate fantasy architectural models in card, finely detailed imaginary peopled scenes, complex continuous line drawings directly from life - and more.

July 6th 2022

John Watson

Frogmore paper mill

Did you know that the world’s oldest mechanical paper mill is still working near Hemel Hempstead? Former manager John will take us on an illustrated tour and enthuse over its products.

August 3rd 2022

Communal Art

Members’ fun evening. Details later.

September 7th 2022

Annual General Meeting

Review of another year followed by Art Detectives– tracing lost works of art.

April 1st 2020

Geoff Tristram

A lifetime spent watching paint dry

Prolific artist, illustrator, cartoonist and comedy writer - a special for April Fool's Day!

May 6th 2020

Peter Burford

Frogmore Paper Mill

Tales, processes and samples from the world's oldest mechanised paper mill.

June 3rd 2020

Stephen J Wood

Big is beautiful

Fine ceramics, collographs and drawings notable for their large scale, individuality and vigour.

July 1st 2020

Rob Braybrooks

Birchwood monochromes

Subtle pictures, intricately hand-cut in birchwood, featuring Cornish landscapes and people.

August 5th 2020

Members' Fun Session

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