Diary of Events
Wednesday indoor events are held in St. Alban’s Church Hall, Norwood Drive, North Harrow, HA2 7PF, at 2.00 pm. Thursday indoor events are held in the same venue at 7.30 pm. Weekend events take place at the venue and time stated. Outdoor events take place at the venues stated from 11.00 am onwards.
Most events are open to non-members (fee £3)
Wednesday 2nd -OLD REDDING, HARROW WEALD, HA3 6SE. Most members driving through will have been struck by this leafy country road whose beauty more than lives up to its whimsical name. The free car park opposite the Grimsdyke Hotel entrance has a panoramic view over Harrow and beyond.
Wednesday 9th - ST ALBANS ABBEY, SUMPTER YARD, AL1 1BY. A glorious mixture of different periods and styles, the Abbey is a jewel in St Albans' crown, eminently paintable inside and out. If you prefer something more secular, the whole of the city centre, plus nearby Fishpool Street, is packed with beautiful old buildings. Sweeping Verulamium Park is also right next to the Abbey. A 10-15 minute walk from the train station, or accessible by car. According to the website, there is free parking at Westminster Lodge for first 2 hours; £2.20 for 3 hours; £4.30 for 4 hours. This car park is a steep uphill 10-15 minute walk from the Abbey. Meet at the front entrance opposite the great mediaeval gateway.
Thursday 1st - Demonstration by FRANK WALTERS: 'Painting Landscapes in Watercolour'. Frank is known to some of us as a lively and inspiring teacher, who has a passion for watercolour landscapes. He strongly believes that learning to paint in watercolour should be fun as well as instructive.
Thursday 8th - Demonstration by SARAH JANAVICIUS: 'Use of Watercolour and Collage'. Sarah is primarily a watercolour painter, and was trained in Art and Graphic design. Her paintings have a bright bold style, often involving wet on dry techniques. She combines watercolour with other water-based media, including acrylic and gouache, as well as the use of collage
Thursday 5th - Demonstration by JENNY WHALLEY: 'Painting a Street Scene in Mixed Media'. Jenny was originally booked to come in June, but we had to cancel because of the coronavirus restrictions, and we are very pleased that we have been able to re-book her. She uses a wide variety of mixed media, some more unusual than others. She grew up in Zimbabwe, and enjoyed painting African Wildlife for many years.
Thursday 12th - Demonstration by PETER KEEGAN: 'Portrait Painting in Oils'. Peter has visited us on a number of occasions and is known to most of us. Based at the Courtyard Studio at Claydon House in Buckinghamshire, he is an award-winning portrait painter, who has built up a growing reputation received commissions from many prominent people.