WBAS Calendar of events


Our monthly meetings on the first Tuesday of the month at 7.30pm are packed full of interest with demonstrations or talks from top professionals and we have a great line up for this year.

You can view our programme below which will have lots of arty ideas to inspire us all! Please click on each event to open a new page with more details on each one.

If you would like to print out the programme for 2022 please click the followig link:
Programme 2022

All meetings are currently taking place on ZOOM; but, when the current pandemic eases, our meetings will return to our normal venue at Tennet Hall, Watford Grammar School for Girls, Lady’s Close, Watford WD18 0AE.
THE MONTHLY MEETINGS ARE FREE FOR MEMBERS and regrettably we are unable to accommodate visitors to Zoom meetings.

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An Impressionist Garden Scene with Peter Keegan.

This month we have Peter Keegan, an award winning artist working in oils and ambassador for Michael Harding Oils and Rosemary Brushes. Peter will be painting a garden scene for us in his own inimitable, impressionist style.

Free to members, Zoom Meeting.

Watercolour Special

A watercolour Special evening with Matthew Palmer one of the Society of all Artists top demonstrators. MONTHLY MEETINGS/ZOOM SESSION (MEMBERS ONLY)



MONTHLY MEETING/ZOOM SESSION (MEMBERS ONLY) Frank Woodgate is a lecturer and guide at the Tate Modern and Tate Britain and lectures widely for many other organisations. This evening's illustrated talk on this group that included Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell will no doubt contain some eye opening facts. FREE TO MEMBERS


Fragile Adornment in Acrylic

Tony Hinchcliffe will take us through the process of producing his amazing work. Monthly Meeting/zoom session (members only) free to members.


Stunning Scenery by Mark Warner

Mark Warner is someone who produces unique paintings in acrylic with his own special twist of using other media to enhance the picture. We met Mark in 2020 on Zoom and we hope this time he will inspire us in person with his amazing work. Free to members, visitors £6 if back at normal venue.


Colour investigated.

Peter Keegan returns to us to explore the dimensions of colour in your work. Of interest to all artists in all mediums this evening will improve our approach and view of colour. Members Free.

Amazing Coloured Pencil Drawing.

This month we have David Lewry who is a registered Professional Artist with the SAA. He is also a wildlife expert in drawing and knowledge. Members free

Meeting postponed until 21st Sept

Unfortunately the advertised demonstrator cannot be with us for this meeting so instead we have Roger Dellar stepping in to take the Zoom meeting. This has had to be postponed until the 21st September now. Apologies for any inconvenience

Critique Evening for members

Our first evening back at our normal venue! Visitors welcome at £6 each.Roy Rodgers, studied at the Royal Academy Schools and went on to win many prizes including the Lord Mayor's Art Award. He went on to become senior lecturer at Harrow School of Art and then turned his hand to sculpture working on many […]

Oil Painting at its best with Vicki Norman

Vicki Norman came to us via Zoom last year and so impressed us that we have invited her back again, hopefully in person for another fabulous demo. Vicki is an ambassador for Michael Harding paints and loves to travel creating workshops in great locations both overseas and here.

The Pastel Artist demonstration

Nina Squires joins us for a great evening of pastel art with this UNISON pastel approved artist. A snowy Christmas scene, perfect for this time of the year is the aim!


Hashim Akib

Stepping in at short notice Hashim Akin joins us once more to kick start our new year with some great arty ideas and hints and tips for all.Hashim's website will remind you of his unique style and fabulous work.Back to Zoom meetings for the time being you will need to be a member to get […]