2019 Programme

Download the full programme by clicking the file below:

Full Programme 2019
If you would like to see the full programme for 2019, please download 'Programme 2019' and you will see all events at a glance in calendar format.
Programme 2019 in calendar format.docx
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What you need to know about our regular events:

Monthly Demonstrations

Meetings are held at Stratford College (CV37 9QR) on the 2nd Thursday of each month from 7.30pm to 9.30pm. You are welcome to arrive earlier for tea and coffee from 6.45pm if you wish to socialise with friends before the meeting.  Bring your own mug to save money and the environment.


If you have a friend who is interested in joining us for the evening, the cost to visitors is £5.00. There is no charge to members.



All workshops are held at The Shottery Studio, above the Shottery Memorial Hall, Hathaway Lane on a Saturday 10.00am to 4.00pm.
Cost is £35.00 unless stated otherwise.

Tea, coffee and biscuits are provided but please bring a packed lunch.

 To Book please contact Lesley Shepherd  stratfordartsociety@gmail.com


Art Appreciation Visits

On our visits we travel by Johnson's coaches.  We provide pickup at: Henley at 7.45am (where there is free parking), at Rother Street at 8.15am and the Racecourse at 8.30am. Parking at the racecourse is £1 collection on boarding the bus.  

Art Appreciation Visits are booked at the monthly meeting; go see Sue at the Trips Table to find out what trips we are organising!

Upcoming events for 2019 in more detail:

Sunday 23rd June 2019

Van Gogh Exhibition


We have pleasure in announcing our next Art Appreciation trip is to The Vincent Van Gogh exhibition at Tate Britain on Sunday 23rd June, 2019

This major exhibition brings together over 50 works by Vincent van Gogh to reveal how he was inspired by Britain and how he inspired British artists.






£22 / FREE for Members of Tate Britain

Concessions £20


Please book your tickets online to make sure you can visit this spectacular exhibition, as it is proving to be very popular and to save disappointment. 


Departure times and places:

The coach will depart from Henley at: 7.45am (free parking)

Rother Street at 8.15am

The Racecourse at 8.30am

The price of the coach is £20 per person

Payments for the coach may be paid by cash, card or by cheque so please visit Sue at the trips desk at your next monthly meeting. 


Don't forget to look at our promotional book to see what is coming up next, as new exhibition will be added.



Sunday 23rd June 2019

Sorolla Exhibition, running alongside Van Gogh trip


Announcing another fantastic exhibition on 23rd June running along side the Vincent Van Gogh exhibition!  This is an additional exhibition showing at The National Gallery.  We will be dropping members who wish to see this exciting new exhibition by Spanish artist Sorolla, 'Master of Light' off first.  This is the first time his pictures have been shown in the UK. 


Please book online for your tickets, concessions can be had.  I am eager for you to look at the website to see these amazing pictures.


If you do not wish to see this, it's OK, the coach will continue as planned to the Van Gogh exhibition at Tate Britain. Do not forget to book your tickets for this exhibition online.  The coach will depart  ONLY from Tate Britain.  At 4.30pm 


Departures from Warwickshire:
Coach Departure time from Henley 7.45 am (free parking)
Rother Street 8.15 am, 
The Racecourse 8.30 am  parking is £1 which will be collected on boarding the coach. 


Please help to save our oceans

As a Society we want to support the reduction of plastics, particularly when it ends up in the sea. Please bring your own mug for refreshments and the price is 50 pence. If however you use one of the “use and throwaway” cups, we provide, the charge will be £1.00.  Thank you for your help.