A society for practising artists in all media

and all levels


Coxwell Room,Baptist Church, Chesterton Lane



Our Society is open to all artists whatever standard and including beginners.


With over 50 members, who share a wide range of experience and expertise in many different media, ranging from the professional to beginners.


Meetings include lectures and demonstrations by professional and amateur artists. In addition,  a group of members meet on Tuesday mornings (not 1st in the month) from 10.00am to 12noon in Watermoor Hall, Watermoor Road, Cirencester to paint and draw in a very friendly atmosphere. Attendance fees are collected to cover the cost of hiring the Hall.


There are opportunities to exhibit in two local venues, one of which is the hospital, throughout the year. Major exhibitions are mounted each year.


Monthly meetings are held on the 1st Tuesday of the month at 7.00pm in Baptist Church from September to May.


Visitors and guests are always welcome. A donation of £5 is usually requested.


Subscription for the year is currently £25 and attendance fee for each demonstration is £2. Refreshments are free.


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Please look at our  Gallery of Pictures which shows just a sample of the art of our members (also accessed by clicking the 3 bars)


Our Next Meeting will be on Tuesday 7th December at 7.00pm


Adele Dark will be demonstrating

"Calligraphy in the Cotswolds

Adele, who currently lives and works in Gloucestershire UK,  completed a Fine Art Degree in Printmaking at Brighton Art College between 1982 and 1986.  In 1992 Adele completed her teacher training at Reading University and lived in Dorset and South Pembrokeshire, Wales before returning to the island of Jersey in the Channel Islands with her family.  After winning a travel Scholarship to the International Calligraphy Exhibition in Moscow Adele trained as a Calligrapher with the Society of Scribes, London, and since with many leading Calligraphy Masters. Adele is a member of the Society of Scribes and Illuminators, London, CLAS, the Letter Exchange and GLA in Gloucester. 


Visitors very welcome






Future Meetings




Nov 2nd     Richard Callingham   The joy of painting in Watercolour “


Dec 7th     Adele Dark                    “Calligraphy in the Cotswolds”





 Jan 4th       Fiona James                 “The Camden Town Group- painters of pre-war London Life”  


 Feb 1st    Benoit Philippe            “ Landscape in OIL alla Prima “


March 1ST  Christopher Ronus    Watercolour illustrations and cartoonist 


April 5th        Catherine Beales       "Atmospheric Watercolour Landscapes “  


May 3rd     Carol Staines              “Flowers with attitude”


June 7th   Hashim Akib               Vibrant Acrylics” 


July 5th      Clive Eastland           Pastels     






Supported by Cirencester Town Council www,cirencester.gov.uk