WBAS Calendar of events



This is planned well ahead and usually offers a broad spectrum of demonstrations and workshops.


We are delighted to say that monthly meetings have now resumed on the first Tuesday of the month at 7.30pm and are packed full of interest with demonstrations or talks from top professionals. 
We have a great line up for 2021 and YOU CAN VIEW OUR PROGRAMME HERE which will have lots of arty ideas to inspire us all! 

All meetings are taking place at Tennet Hall, Watford Grammar School for Girls, Lady's Close, Watford WD18 0AE.


THE MONTHLY MEETINGS ARE FREE FOR MEMBERS and visitors are welcome at £8 per head.


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Monthly Meeting

Watford Grammar School for Girls

Oil painting demo with Peter Keegan. A Garden scene. A £6 fee will apply for visitors.


Monthly Meeting/ Zoom session

ONLINE with Zoom

Vicky Norman demonstrate painting a picture of a Persimmon tree in Tuscany using oils. A £6 fee will apply for visitors.


Monthly Meeting (to be confirmed)

Critique evening with Roy Rodgers. Members can bring a picture for Roy to give some hints and tips about that would be of use to us all. A £6 fee will apply for visitors


Monthly Meeting/ Zoom session (MEMBERS ONLY)

ONLINE with Zoom

GET IN TOUCH WITH US FOR LOGIN DETAILS Acrylic seascape demonstration with Mark Warner. (Picture: courtesy of Mark Warner) MEMBERS ONLY


Monthly Meeting/ Zoom session (MEMBERS ONLY)

ONLINE with Zoom

GET IN TOUCH WITH US FOR LOGIN DETAILS Gouache demonstration with Melanie Cambridge. (Picture: courtesy of Melanie Cambridge) MEMBERS ONLY


Monthly Meeting/ Zoom session (MEMBERS ONLY)

ONLINE with Zoom

Jake Winkle Returns. Another sparkling watercolour evening from Jake who held a brilliant workshop for us. (Picture: courtesy of Jake Winkle) MEMBERS ONLY


Monthly Meeting / Zoom session ( MEMBERS ONLY)

LOGIN DETAILS WILL BE SENT SENT TO ALL MEMBERS. Watercolour Demonstration with Matthew Palmer who is one of the SAA's most well known demonstrators and has created many video's , books and tutorials. MEMBERS ONLY (Regret no visitors). FREE ONLINE WITH ZOOM.

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 […]