Monthly Demonstrations


All meetings are now held at the Methodist Church Centre, Old Town, Stratford upon Avon CV37 6BG at 7.30pm to 9.30pm aproximately (coffee available from 6.45 pm for those who wish to socialise with friends before the meeting)

The Hall is directly opposite Holy Trinity Church and has parking for around 40 cars. You can also park free on surrounding streets after 6.00pm.


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

 *Places on Workshops  can only be guaranteed when paid for.  If you have paid and can't attend, you may find a replacement but no refund will be given. 


 **Places on the Coach Trips can only be guaranteed when paid for and ticket money cannot be refunded. If you are unable to attend either you find a friend who will take your place or you contact Andrew Evans who may know of some one who would buy your ticket.


For Management Team Contact details 

Please see your membership card or email: stratfordartsociety@gmail.com 

Please scroll down for more information about

individual events


Thu 11th January 

Demonstration Meeting with Nick Logan:

Portraits - Oil

Other Monthly demonstrations in the first quarter 2018


February  - Cliff Armstrong.  Subject - framing

March  - Hilary Laforce. Subject - ceramics







10 – 4 at Shottery Memorial Hall








Natural Forms – Seedheads & Flowers


With Claire Botterill    



Claire has developed her own unique style of working

using Watercolour, Ink and Coloured Wax


See her website www.clairebotterill.co.uk


Stretched Paper, Ink Pens and Wax Crayons will be provided

(Claire will bring a collection seedheads and suggests you may like to bring flowers to paint from your own garden)


Cost £35.00


Tea and coffee are provided but please bring a packed lunch





10 – 4 at Shottery Memorial Hall







Line & Wash


with Tim Fisher





Tim is a professional artist based in Leicestershire.


He regularly writes articles and new art material product reports for the Leisure Painter magazine and is author of two books by Search Press, "How to Paint Flowers in Acrylic" and "Perspective". 

He is currently writing a third book about the use of Oil Pastels, due for publication in 2018.


For more details see his website www.timfisherfineart.com


Cost £35.00


Tea and coffee are provided but please bring a packed lunch

Future Workshops For 2018


Saturday 21st April

Oils – Understanding tonal values, teaching ambience and atmosphere - with Max Hale


Saturday 19th May

Portraits in Charcoal with Nick Logan


Saturday 16th June

Introduction to Abstract with Ron Swanwick


Saturday 15th September

Medium and subject TBA – with Paul Weaver


Saturday 20th October

Watercolour, Wet into Wet with Andrew Geeson


Saturday 17th November

Oils and Acrylics with Tom Shepherd


Visits in 2018


February 4th   National Portrait Gallery - Paul     Cezanne Exhibition


March 25th     Tate Britain - EY Exhibition - The   story of a group of   Impressionists fleeing Nazi   Germany


May 20th -      Fitzwilliam Museum and Gallery -                         Cambridge


June 24th       R A Summer Exhibition


July 15th       Patchings Annual Festival


September 23rd   Woburn Abbey


November 11th    Wallace Collection


Please contact Andy Evans with regard to any of these visit

Christmas Lunch

Due to the poor support for the Christmas Lunch last December (which was subsidised by the Society) that unfortunately this event has been cancelled for this year.