Tuesday meetings start at 7:15pm and are open to visitors at a charge of £3.
Sketching trips for art club members from April to November, meeting at 10:30am monthly on Mondays.
Tues 6th Feb Rearranged to Tues 13 March 10am to 12noon see below
Tues 6th Mar Members’ Annual general meeting and film featuring Rembrandt
Tues 6th Mar Quarterly painting subject – ‘Doorways’
Tues 13th Mar 10am to 12noon. Margaret Clapperton, watercolour basics workshop. See the What’s On page for materials to bring, some available.
Tues 3rd Apr Sarah Garforth will talk on different types of drawing, based on an exhibition she is involved in linked to Nidderdale Artists
Thur 5th Apr Set-up and preview of Spring exhibition
Apr 6th to 9th Spring exhibition at St. Cuthbert’s School Hall, Pateley Bridge.
Tues 1st May Patrick Smith will do a demonstration in oils.
Tues 5th Jun Jeremy Taylor watercolour demonstration
Tues 5th Jun Quarterly painting subject – ‘Sheds/barns’
Sat 23rd Jun Summer barbeque for members & family- 12 noon. Bring a salad or a desert.
Tues 3rd July Helen Cassidy acrylic landscape demonstration
Tues 7th Aug Tony Noble will talk about his work
Thur 16th Aug Set-up and preview of Summer exhibition
Aug 17th to 20th Summer exhibition at St. Cuthbert’s School Hall, Pateley Bridge.
Tues 4th Sep Ian Scott Massey watercolour talk and demonstration
Tues 4th Sep Quarterly painting subject – ‘Shadows’
Tues 2nd Oct Alex Purves will talk about Dame Laura Knight
Tues 6th Nov Richard Squire, drawing/painting workshop
Tues 4th Dec Christmas social. Bring a partner or friend, no charge. Share food, drinks provided.
Tues 4th Dec Quarterly painting Subject – ‘Free choice’.
Sketching days arranged for 2018 – More details in the January newsletter. Dates/times and events are subject to change due to weather etc., so keep up to date through the newsletter, website and Audrey.
Mon 16th Apr Sketching in Smelthouses
Mon 14th May Sketching in Hartwith. Plenty of subjects including bluebell woods.
Mon 11th Jun Sketching in Middlesmoor, Upper Nidderdale. Meet at the Crown Hotel
Mon 9th July Sketching around Birstwith Hall, High Birstwith
Mon 6th Aug Sketching in Dallowgill, Kirkby Malzeard
Mon 10th Sep Sketching in Old Sleningford, Mickley, North Stainley, Uredale
Mon 8th Oct Sketching in Burnsall, Wharfedale. Meet at The Red Lion
Mon 12th Nov Sketching in Blazefield
What we did last year, 2017
Tues 7th Feb Laney Birkhead, Printmaker. Illustrated talk—‘The Swarm Project’
Tues 7th Feb Subscriptions due
Tues 7th Mar Members’ Annual general meeting and film ‘Matisse’
Tues 7th Mar Quarterly painting subject – ‘Winter trees’
Fri Mar 10th Members’ Spring lunch at the Wellington Inn, Darley
Tues 4th Apr Paul Harris, photographer – Illustrated talk
Mon 10th Apr Sketching in Glasshouses – Meet at Broadbelt Hall at 10:45am for coffee.
Wed 19th Apr Set-up and Preview of exhibition
Apr 20 to 23 Spring exhibition at St. Cuthbert’s School Hall, Pateley Bridge.
Tues 2nd May Heather Dormer, pastel workshop, ‘Waterfalls’
Mon 8th May Sketching in Wath – Meet at Sportsmans Arms for coffee. Lunch at the pub.
Tues 6th June Katharine Holmes, Illustrated talk, ‘Malhamdale artist following in her Grandmother’s footsteps’
Tues 6th June Quarterly painting subject – Water
Sat 10th June Summer barbeque for members & family- 12 noon. Bring a salad or a desert.
Mon 12th June Sketching at Norton Conyers HG4 5EQ- Meet at house. Picnic lunch.
Tues 4th July Paul Curtis, acrylics demonstration
Mon 10th July Sketching at Birstwith Hall HG3 2JW – Meet at house. Picnic lunch.
Mon 17th July Visit studio and sketching in Birstwith – Meet at house. Picnic lunch.
Tues 1st Aug Jake Attree, Oil painting demonstration
Mon 7th Aug Sketching at Old Sleningford Hall – Meet at Stable Block Gallery. Picnic lunch.
Thur 17th Aug Set-up and preview of exhibition. (Part of NiddArt Trail)
Aug 18 to 21 Summer exhibition, St. Cuthbert’s School Hall, Pateley Bridge
Tues 5th Sep Richard Squire, Life drawing & painting workshop
Tues 5th Sep Quarterly painting subject – Free choice
Mon 11th Sep Sketching at Ripon Walled Garden – Meet at cafe. Cafe lunch.
Tues 3rd Oct Nel Whatmore, Artist & designer, Illustrated talk
Mon 9th Oct Sketching in Ripley Castle gardens – Meet at courtyard cafe 10:30. Cafe lunch 1pm.
Tues 7th Nov Alex Purves, Illustrative talk, “Artists & critics – Artists as critics”
Mon 13th Nov Sketching in Hebden, near Grassington. The Old School Tea Room cafe at 10:30.
Tues 5th Dec Christmas social. Bring a partner or friend, no charge. Share food, drinks provided.
Tues 5th Dec Quarterly painting Subject – ‘Rocks’.
What we did in 2016
Tues 2nd Feb Demonstration of Chinese brush painting.
Tues 1st Mar Annual general meeting – Film, social evening & bring & buy.
Tues 1st Mar Quarterly painting subject – Winter
Fri 18th Mar Spring lunch at The Station Hotel, Birstwith.
Thur 31st Mar Set-up and Preview of exhibition
Apr 1st to 4th Spring exhibition at St. Cuthbert’s School Hall, Pateley Bridge.
Tues 5th Apr Helen Cassidy – Demonstration ‘Textures using tissue paper’
Mon 11th Apr Sketching in Hebden – Meet at Old School Tearooms. Lunch in tearoom.
Tues 3rd May Paul Talbot-Greaves – Demonstration ‘Watercolour landscape’
Thur 12th May Sketching at Low Laithe – Picnic lunch.
Tues 7th June Neil Simone – Illustrated talk ’45 years as a painter’.
Tues 7th June Quarterly painting subject – ‘Gardens’.
Sat 18th June Summer Barbeque at John & Margaret’s house.
Tues 21st June Workshop – Chinese Brush Painting
Thur 23rd June Sketching in Dacre Banks – Meet at Pat’s house. Picnic lunch
Tues 5th July Colin Swinton – Watercolour workshop ‘Granulations’
Mon 11th July Sketching in Brimham. Picnic lunch.
Wed 27th July Watercolour workshop – Paul Talbot Greaves
Thur 28th July Sketching in Old Sleningford. Gardens & conservatory. Picnic lunch.
Tues 2nd Aug Terry Chipp – Demonstration in acrylics ‘Venice landscape’.
Mon 8th Aug Sketching at Dacre Banks. Gardens & conservatory if wet. Picnic lunch.
Thur 18th Aug Set-up and preview of exhibition. (Part of NiddArt Trail)
Aug 19th – 22th Summer exhibition, St. Cuthbert’s School, King Street, Pateley Bridge.
Thurs 1st Sep Sketching at West Tanfield. Meet at the Bull 10:30am. Pub lunch.
Tues 6th Sept Richard Squire – Workshop ‘Life Drawing’
Tues 6th Sept Quarterly painting subject – ‘Holidays’.
Mon 12th Sept Sketching in Pateley Bridge. Meet at Talbot House Tearoom at 10:30.
Tues 4th Oct Margaret Clapperton – Workshop in buildings & perspective.
Thurs 6th Oct Sketching at Dallowgill. Meet at Jean’s at 10:30. Bring sharing lunch.
Tues 1st Nov Alex Purves – Illustrated talk ‘Artists and their habitats’
Tues 6th Dec Christmas social. Bring a partner or friend, no charge. Bring party food to share, drinks provided. Film on local artist, Neil Simone.
Tues 6th Dec Quarterly painting Subject – ‘Buildings’.