Meetings start at 7pm at the Southgate Community Centre, Heron Road, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 2QA on the
2nd Thursday every month. The exception is our AGM in March which starts at 6.45

9 September Annual General Meeting and social evening with wine and soft drinks, starting at 6.45

7 October, Sue Williams - please note this meeting is the 1st Thursday . An experienced artist who uses acrylic inks for brilliant colour and vivacity and usually paint two or three pictures during a demonstration with a commentary which explains techniques ideas and answers questions. Sue demonstrates a wide variety of subjects.

11 November Brin Edwards – oils a lover of wildlife and marine life, Brin does detailed illustrations as well as working mainly in oils, concentrating mostly on birds as wildlife subjects. He’s particularly interested in the effects of light, using it as a start point in the paintings and the birds will follow. Clients include HarperCollins, BBC Wildlife Magazine, Usborne Publishing, The RSPB and lottery funded projects

9 December Social evening / other to be reviewed


13 January Critique evening, so bring one of your works for critique and discussion

10 February Jane Fellows – pastels

10 March tba

14 April Nial Adams – oils Fellow of The Royal Society of Arts 2019, Big Norfolk Skies website. A Norfolk artist based at his studio in Hevingham. Mostly landscapes, coastlines and skies in both realistic and impressionistic style. He practices the techniques of fine art while bringing fresh ideas to traditional oil painting.

12 May Graham Webber a full-time professional artist and is an elected member of The Royal Institute of Oil Painters and the Institute of East Anglian Artists. His love of oil paint stems from the adaptability and responsiveness of the medium and Edward Seago, Harry Becker and John Constable are sources of constant inspiration. Most of Graham's paintings are influenced by the appreciation of nature and the landscape itself whether at home in East Anglia or further afield

9 June Ian McManus IEA is rapidly becoming one of East Anglia's finest exponents in the medium of watercolour and recently had his work pre-selected for the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour (RI) Has painted in oils and acrylics but now hooked on watercolour paints exclusively in that medium. His direct application of paint with no overlay of washes gives the finished painting the transparency desired by many watercolour artists

14 July John Shave paints in oils in a modern, impressionist style, capturing atmosphere and mood, mainly seascapes and landscapes

8 September Workshop, details to be announced nearer the date

11 August, 13 October, 10 November and 8 December – bookings being re-arranged

Please continue to check our website and don't forget to send any new work for your Gallery page where you can display up to eight works of art

How to set up your artworks for website link.:-

E mail address to submit work for the website.