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Our first Workshop for the WW1 2018 Project
The first of two workshops being held at the Southgate Community Centre was a great success.
Society members are working together to produce 32 paintings which will be combined into two large final pieces.
Each of the two final pieces will comprise 16 individual paintings, all on a World War 1 theme, as 2018 is the centenary of the end of WW1.
This project is for the Art Trail in Bury St Edmunds this year and is to help 'My Wish Charity' to raise money for the new £500,000 cardiac diagnostic unit at West Suffolk Hospital.


Here's one of the many photos taken at this event:-
BSEAS WW1 2018 Project Workshop
BSEAS WW1 2018 Project Workshop

* Access to the Hyndman Centre, Hospital Road, IP33 3JT. Our meetings Venue. *
The Spread Eagle junction is now OPEN.
Petticoat Lane is now OPEN.

* BSEAS visit to The Royal Society of Painters in Watercolour annual exhibition 2018 *
Will take place on Wednesday April 18 at a cost of £20 pp.
Our coach will leave promptly at 9am from Cotton Lane by Ram Meadow car park, departing London at 4pm.
Forms will be emailed to members by the end of February, so book early to save disappointment.

* Check out the new 'How To' page*

* WW1 2018 Project *

We've now made a good start on this project.
32 panels, one for each painting, have been prepared and many have already been distributed to artists working on the project.
There will be 2 workshops where artists can work together on paintings for the project.
The first workshop will be on Saturday 24th February and a 2nd pre-lunch review workshop on Saturday 14th April.
The completion date is Saturday 30th June.
The Trail to be live from 23rd July till Monday 12th November.

Check back for more as this develops.

* The WW1 2018 Project - Started Last Year *

About 15 members taking part in the WW1 2018 Project met up at West Stow (Anglo Saxon Village museum) to look at various things from World War 1 which are looked after by West Stow.
The West Stow staff kindly brought these various things out for us to see and be a guide and inspiration for our art trail 2018 project.
This turned out to be a very enjoyable meeting and very useful as we discussed more of how this project should be developed.
It was also a very sociable meeting where we ended up in the cafe with nice hot drinks and discussed the project and much more.

Members meeting at West Stow
Members meeting at West Stow