Spring 2018

Programme of Meetings

The meetings listed below will all be held at the Veterans’ Club in Clarence Place, Gravesend (shown right on the map).  7.00 pm - 9.00 pm.

Annual Dinner at Bartellas Thursday 22 March

5 January

Usually lots of Christmas holiday chat and some people still away – so just bring something of your own choice to work on

12 January

“Winter Scenes” – with greetings cards and calendar in mind.  This year we are hoping to produce a calendar again, and if working for a possible calendar please make your painting A4 or A3 size and landscape orientation.

19 January

“Drawing Reflections”....   glass bottles, metallic objects, mirrors etc., still life  - or your own interpretation of the theme

26 January

“Inland Waterways – Canal Boats”      Some reference material will be provided, or bring your own

2 February

Website Gallery Night – bring your best pictures to be photographed for the website gallery – and something of your own choice to work on for the rest of the evening

9 February

“Teddy Bears, Dolls and other Toys”    Still Life – bring any interesting object you may have to add to the display

16 February

“Chinese New Year” – it’s the year of the Dog     Reference  material will be provided, or you may have your own ideas

23 February

QUIZ NIGHT     Tickets £5 each to include buffet.   Your partners and friends are welcome to join us.  Full details later

2 March

“Birds of a Feather”    Swans, peacocks, game birds etc - focus on their plumage or study a feather in detail from observation

9 March

Kate Foster – life model     

16 March

“Bridges” – any bridge in the UK or elsewhere -  a mediaeval bridge over a stream, or a modern bridge (e.g. QEII)  etc.


23 March

ANNUAL DINNER at Bartellas, Wrotham Road, Meopham    -   Further details of menu and ticket price l

Friday 23 March

No Meeting                                                                                                                                              HALL CLOSED

30 March

GOOD FRIDAY                                                                                                                                         HALL CLOSED

OUR ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTIONS ARE DUE 1ST APRIL – STILL £25   Please pay to our Treasurer, Paul Relf.

6 April

“Floral Still Life”       A display will be provided – any medium of your choice


13 April

“Moonlight”    – Any scene of your choice - could work well with pastels or white paint on black or dark blue paper

20 April

“Garden Tools”  -  A still life of unusual garden tools and objects from Nick’s shed

27 April

“Spring Landscapes” – again working with greetings cards and a calendar in mind (see above)