Programme for 2017

Monthly Meetings

Hook Village Hall, Hook, Swindon SN4 8EA

The Guild holds monthly meetings.  The programme is varied and includes painting evenings, mini workshops, demonstrations by visiting artists and Guild members, in addition to the Annual General Meeting. 

   Dates for 2017

11th February Saturday

Annual General Meeting - 10.30 am to 12.30 pm
Followed by a "Bring and Buy" sale

20th  March
7.15 - 9.15 pm  

OPEN EVENING - Demonstration by Tim Wilmot -                                               Painting Harbours, Boats and Water in Watercolour       

Also "Bring and Buy Raffle" - please bring an item for the raffle. 

24th April
7.15 - 9.15 pm
Workshop - an evening using the medium of Pen and Wash
Your choice of subject matter and style. 
15th May
7.15 - 9.15 pm
Printing Evening - various Guild members to demonstrate/discuss some of their printing techniques and show some of their work using the results - maybe a chance to try out some of the simpler ideas.

19th  June 
7.15 - 9.15 pm

Workshop on the theme of "Time".  Your choice of medium and style.  You might like to incorporate some of the printing ideas displayed at our May meeting.
17th July 
7.15 - 9.15 pm

OPEN EVENING - Demonstration by Jake Winkle  -                                                         Painting Animals in Watercolour

 Also "Bring and Buy Raffle" - please bring an item for the raffle.

21st August
7.15 - 9.15 pm

Workshop - Painting/Drawing animals or birds in a loose style.  Your choice of medium.  Perhaps try the style of Jake Winkle or Marie Antoniou (not straight copies), using your own reference material.
18th September
7.15 - 9.15 pm

Workshop - with a Black and White theme. Your own choice of medium, subject and style.

16th October
7.15 - 9.15 pm

OPEN EVENING - Demonstration by Trevor Waugh -                               A Street Crowd scene in oils. 

Also "Bring and Buy Raffle"
11th November

10.30am - 12.30pm
 Life or clothed model drawing session (details to be confirmed later)
9th December

Usual Broad Town Freestyle Painting Workshop from 10 am to 3 pm, but with an extended Christmas social lunch break.
NB: To be held at Broad Town Village Hall.

 * Open Evenings - Demonstrations/talks by visiting artists are open to non-members (a small entrance fee is charged).


Broad Town Workshops (open to non-members)
10 am - 3 pm, Broad Town Village Hall - 2017 dates 

Two day-time painting workshops are held each month (one on a Friday, another on a Saturday).  These take place at the Village Hall in Broad Town (just outside Wootton Bassett) and are open to non-members at a cost of £5 per person with tea, coffee and biscuits provided.  If you need further information, please don't hesitate to contact us.

(The Hall is situated on the main road through the village, almost opposite Pye Lane, on the left hand side as you begin to go up the hill towards Broad Hinton.)

The workshop dates have now been booked for 2017 as follows:

 Fridays Saturdays
 6th January                                        
 21st January
 3rd February
 18th February
 3rd March
 18th March
 7th April
 22nd April
 5th May
  20th May
 2nd June
 17th June
 7th July
 22nd July
 4th August
 19th August
 1st September
 16th September
 6th October
 21st October                                     
 3rd November
 18th November
 1st December
 9th December