Programme of Events 2019

 Thurs 4 &  Fri 5 April    10 – 4
TWO DAY WORKSHOP    Tutor: FIONA CAMPBELL ‘Organic Sculptural Forms Using Recycled Wire and Found Materials’ Apply Bookings Officer with fee of £50 by 21 March Hadspen Village Hall BA7 7LX

Thurs 11 April   2.30 – 4.30
LECTURE  By: KATE LYNCH ‘A Rural documentary; Painting and Drawing Farmers in Somerset’ Caryford Community Hall, Ansford Park, Castle Cary, BA7 7JJ                

Thurs 16 & Fri 17 May  10 – 4
TWO DAY WORKSHOP  Tutor: GARY COOK Light touch: plein air watercolour painting ‘How to bring sunlight into your watercolours’ Apply Bookings Officer with fee of £50 by    2 May.   Hadspen Village Hall BA7 7LX                       

Sat 8 June  10 – 4  (Date changed from 1 June)
PAINTING DAY at Pitcombe Farmhouse, BRUTON BA10 0PE                                          By kind invitation of Merida Drysdale.  Bring usual materials                      

Wes 5 June  9am
COACH TRIP to Watts Gallery, Compton, Nr. Guildford.
Coach leaves Wincanton Memorial Hall 9am.  Picking-up at Willoughby Hedge Service Stn  9.15am.  Departs Compton at  3.30pm.  Coach £25 + group booking £9,  (Art Fund Members £4.75)          Apply Bookings Officer with fee by Wed 22 May. State pick-up point.   

Wed 10 July  10 – 4
PAINTING DAY at CUTTERNE MILL Evercreech, BA4 6LY                                          Bring usual materials   

Sat 10 August
SENDING-IN DAY for ANNUAL at EXHIBITION MEMORIAL HALL,                   KING’S BRUTON, BA10 0ED.  Names beginning with A-M  10 – 11am                       
Names beginning with N-Z   11 – 12 noon

Fri 16 Aug   6 – 8pm
PRIVATE VIEW of 66th ANNUAL EXHIBITION MEMORIAL HALL, KING’S BRUTON, BA10 0ED   Art Society Members and Guests only                

Sat 17 – 24 Aug
66th ANNUAL EXHIBITION, MEMORIAL HALL, KING’S BRUTON, BA10 0ED          By kind permission of the Headmaster and Governors.                                                        Open Daily, inc. Sat and Sun 11 – 5 
Exhibition closes Sat 24 August 5pm.                           Sun 25th Aug  Collection of unsold work   11 – 12 noon    

Wed 4 Sept   10 – 4
PAINTING DAY at PYTHOUSE KITCHEN GARDEN West Hatch, Tisbury, SP3 6PA Bring usual materials                        

Sat 7 Sept   10 – 4
ONE DAY WORKSHOP    Tutor: ALEX CREE  ‘Drawing – Back to Basics’                  Apply Bookings Officer with fee of £35 by 23 Aug Hadspen Village Hall BA7 7LX                

Thurs 19 & Fri 20 Sept   10 – 4
TWO DAY WORKSHOP    Tutor: PATRICK CULLEN  ‘Plein air pastel painting’                 
Apply Bookings Officer with fee of £50 by 4 Sept                                                        Hadspen Village Hall BA7 7LX    

Wed 9 Oct  9 am
COACH TRIP to RWA Bristol For Members and Friends Coach leaves Wincanton Memorial Hall  9am.   Picking-up Castle Cary Fire Station  9.15am.  Depart RWA   3.30pm.            Coach only £18.   Apply Bookings Officer with fee by Wed 25 Sept.  State pick-up point.   

Thurs 7 & Fri 8 Nov  10 – 4
TWO DAY WORKSHOP     Tutor: JACKIE CURTIS ‘Monoprinting and Ghost Plates’         Apply Bookings Officer with fee of £50 by 24 Oct.                                                       Hadspen Village Hall BA7 7LX                      

Thurs 12 Dec  2.30 – 4.30
CHRISTMAS LECTURE   By: COLIN WIGGINS ‘Winter Landscapes’ Followed by seasonal refreshments – a time to Welcome all NEW MEMBERS and to thank our EXHIBITION HELPERS. Caryford Community Hall, Ansford Park, Castle Cary, BA7 7JJ

Thurs 16 Jan 2020  2.30 – 4.30
A.G.M  Reports, Elections, Future Programme etc. TALK by PROFESSOR CHRISTIANA PAYNE ‘Silent Witnesses: Trees in 19c. British & American Art’                                 Caryford Hall, Ansford Park, Castle Cary, BA7 7JJ