Cirencester Art Society


A society for practicing 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 near-professional to beginners.


Meeting include lectures and demonstrations by professional and amateur artists. In addition  the Society operates a studio morning each week on a Tuesday where members can practice their skills in an informal environment.


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 4th Tuesday of the month at 7.00pm in Baptist Church from September to May.


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 cost of hiring the Hall.


Visitors and guests are always welcome. a donation of £4 is usually requested.


Subscription for the year is £20 and attendance fee for each demonstration is £1.50. Refreshments are free.




PROGRAMME 2017/2018
September 25th
Paul Arnott: composing from photographs
October 23rd
Alexandra Woods: Demo on developing an idea for art
November 27th
Mike Skidmore: Still Life in Oils
December: Possible Christmas Lunch/Dinner

2018 January 22nd
Paul Weaver: Watercolour Street Scene
February 26th
Paul Chapman: Art Historian on Picasso
March 26th
Melanie Cormack-Hicks:Landscapes in acrylic ink
April 24th
 6.45pm Annual General meeting followed by Trevor Waugh: Chasing the Light
May 22nd
Jackie Garner: Acrylic Owl