Calendar 2016


Studio Sessions: Commence Jan 4th

Club Night: January 7th
British artists at war (1700-1900).

Illustrated Talk on British artists at war (1700-1900) & his own work as a war artist from 1984 to the present

Location: The Cossham Hall


Annual AGM: 3rd February

Cheese and Wine starts at 19:00, AGM at 19:30

Location: The Old Bakery Annex


Club Night: March 4th
WARREN SEALEY Demonstration: Portrait in Oils.

Location: The Cossham Hall

Coach Trip: March 12th
London Royal Academy

Exhibition: ‘Painting the Modern Garden’ & ‘The Age of Giorgione’

The coach fare is only £18, leaving Thornbury at 8am from outside Aldi, and departing from London at 6pm.

For those people interested in visiting the exhibition, tickets have been provisionally booked, and these will need to be confirmed by 12th February. The group ticket price for ’Painting the Modern Garden’ is £14, and for the ‘Giorgione’ is £8. It may be that combined tickets for both exhibitions might be available at £20. These are expected to be very popular exhibitions. For further details and booking, please phone Tricia on 01454 417236.


Club Night: April 1st
PAUL NEEDLES Demonstration:
Landscape Painting in Oils.

Location: The Cossham Hall

Coach Trip: April 16th

Cardiff Museum & Art Gallery and the Cardiff RHS Flower Show


Club Night: May 6th
ROB DUDLEY Demonstration:
Scale in the Landscape, Watercolour

Location: The Cossham Hall


Club Night: June 3rd
JESSICA PALMER Talk: ‘Becoming an artist and starting a new career at 49.

Paper artist & Illustrator

Location: The Cossham Hall

Workshop: June 4th
ROB DUDLEY : Scale in the Landscape, Watercolour.

A follow-on from Rob Dudley's demo on 6th May.

Location: Turnberries, Thornbury

Exhibition: June 18th & 19th
A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Celebration of Shakespeare - Artists who wish to take part please call Catherine on Tel 07702 188963 before 31st May

Location: Cossham Hall, Thornbury

Studio Sessions: June 30th

Last Session for Thursday studio. Please note Monday session continue through July


Outdoor Summer Painting Sessions

Summer painting days open to all members may be arranged, subject to demand

Coach Trip: 16th July
Art in Action

Costs to be confirmed, call Tricia on Tel 01454 417236

Studio Sessions: July 25th

Last Session for Monday Studio


Thornbury Art Club Exhibition

Saturday 30th July to Saturday 6th August (except Sunday) 10am – 6pm at the Methodist Church Hall, Thornbury

Coach Trip 11th August

London with the chance to visit the Royal Academy summer show and/or the Hockney exhibition. Coach price is £18 call Tricia on Tel 01454 417236


Studio Sessions: Commence Sept 5th

Club Night: September 7th
ELAINE COOPER Demonstration:
Washi: the Papermaker’s Art.

Location: The Cossham Hall


Club Night: October 5th
CATH HODSMAN Demonstration:
An Artistic and Scientific Appreciation of Insects

Location: The Cossham Hall

Workshop: October 29th
CATH HODSMAN : A Celebration of Butterflies, Beetles and Bees, using Microscopy Art

A follow-on from Cath Hodsman's demo on 5th October:

Location: Turnberries, Bath Road


Club Night: November 2th
PAUL WEAVER Demonstration:
Boats and Harbours - Acrylics.

Using reference from his painting trips to France, Portugal and Spain, Paul will demonstrate his approach to watercolour landscapes, with advice in capturing mood and atmosphere and painting in a warmer climate.

Location: The Cossham Hall


Club Night: December 7th
Learning on the Job: the unglamorous life of a commercial artist

Location: The Cossham Hall

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