We have a full diary of events detailing special guest demonstrations and our regular competitions.

For 2018/19 the competition for the cover picture for the printed diary was won by Val Jones with her pastel painting of a gateway into a field.

A new cover for 2019/20 will be decided by our February ’19 competition.



03  No meeting.

10  Own work, plus the presentation of ‘The Peoples Choice’ and ‘The Members Choice’.

17  Guest –Elise Nimmo ‘Wildlife in pastel and pastel pencil’. www.elisenimmoart.com

24  Practice.

31  Work along with Judith Herring (member).


07   Competition – Produce a painting for the front of the diary 2018/19.

14   Own work.

21   Guest artist – Graham Berry. ‘People and places in watercolour’.  www.grahamberrystudio.com

28   Practice.


07  A.G.M. with supper.

14  Work along with Roger Gillet (member).

21  Guest –Tony Barrow ‘Figurative work with mixed media’. www.anthonybarrow.co.uk

28  Own work.


04 Own work.

11 Competition – A charcoal painting.

18 Guest artist – Paul Talbot Greaves – ‘Bold and Loose Landscapes in watercolour’. www.talbot-greaves.co.uk

25 A social evening with artists from neighbouring groups.


02  Theme night- Marine life.

09  A workalong with Jackie Williams (member).

16 Guest artist – Les Darlow – ‘Dramatic Landscapes in pastel, ink and watercolour’.   www.lesdarlow.com

23 Practice.

30 A visit by Skipton Art shop.


06  Competition, a publicity painting for the Farmhouse Exhibition –  ‘Reflections ‘  

13  En plein air- out and about in Brinscall with a small prize for the members’ favourite.

16  Saturday is Brinscall festival day. We have a stall selling our unframed work for £10 maximum.

20  Guest artist – Liz Ackerley, ‘urban sketching, colour first with mixed media’.  www.lizsscribbles.com

27  Practice.


04  Theme night – ‘America’

11 Own work.

18 Guest Artist – Liam Dickinson ‘Alla-prima (wet on wet) portrait in oils’.www.liamdickinsonart.co.uk

25  Practice.


1  Competition, a publicity painting for H.Q. with the title ‘Figures’.

8  A new exhibition to be hung at H.Q. plus own work.

15 Guest artist – Suzanna Heath, ‘soggy seascapes’ in acrylics. www.susannaheath.com

22  Practice.

29  Work along with Anne Houghton (member).


05  Competition – a publicity painting for the Astley Hall Exhibition. No title given

12  A life model to replicate with paint or pencil.

19  Guest artist – Lea Nixon, ‘cityscape and landscape in loose watercolour’. www.leanixon.co.uk

26  Practice.


3  Theme night – ‘Clowns’.

10  Own work, plus a bring and buy.

17  Guest artist – Jeremy Ford, ‘landscapes in watercolour’. www.jeremyford.co.uk

24  Practice.

31   Workalong with Pat Richardson(member).


07   Competition – ‘Paradise’.

14  Face to face – paint or draw each other.

21  Guest- Judith Farnworth ‘a winter scene with brusho’. www.artbyjudithfarnworth.com

28  Wall art at Brinscall, with a Christmas theme.


5  Theme night, title ‘Father Christmas’.

12  A Christmas party with family and friends, to include a beetle drive.

19  An informal meeting.

26  No meeting.

 January 2019

02  No meeting.

9  Own work, plus the presentation of ‘The Peoples Choice’ and ‘The Members Choice’.

16  Guest artist – Chris Mc Loughlin, ‘impasto seascape in oils’. www.chrismcloughlin.co.uk

23  Practice.

30  A work along (t.b.a.).


06    Competition – produce a painting for the front of the diary – any subject.

13   A new exhibition to be hung at H.Q. plus own work.

20   Guest artist – Gerry Halpin, ‘an imaginative way of exploring figurative painting using Acrylic’. www.gerryhalpin.co.uk

27   Practice.


Other exhibitions 2018

Avant Garden Centre 22nd February – 28th March

Cafe Ambio 3rd April – 29th May

The Farmhouse Gallery Astley Park 1st July – 30th July

One Day Sale, Brinscall B.W.A.R.A. 16th September

Cafe Ambio 3rd September – 26th November

40th Annual Exhibition in Astley Park – Sat 1st December-Sunday 30th December 2018