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 2023 please click the followig link:
Programme 2023

All meetings take place at our normal venue at Tennet Hall, Watford Grammar School for Girls, Lady’s Close, Watford WD18 0AE.  See Tab ‘Directions’ for further details



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Seasonal and Arty Quiz night.

The pre-Christmas get together of members and friends.A seasonal and 'Arty' quiz night with some extras including a big raffle with the proceeds going to a local charity.Fish and chip […]

Watercolour Magic with Keith Hornblower

PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGE OF DATE TO 10th JANUARY. With many awards for his outstanding watercolour work, we are delighted to welcome Keith Hornblower to start off the New Year […]

Critique Evening

Critique Evening with Roy Rodgers who was trained at the Royal College of Arts (RA) and will be delighted to give an informal opinion of your work (incognito if required). […]

Wildlife special and our short AGM

Our AGM night which we promise to be short, followed by a wildlife special. Andy Sands joins us once again with lots of his amazing photographs for another fantastic look […]

Competition with Watford Camera Club

Returning, the epic battle - Camera versus Art - pitching our artistic skills against the power of the lens with Watford Camera Club at their venue. Pictures will be selected […]

An Evening of Watercolour

With hints and tips for all artists, PHIL BIGGS joins us for an evening of watercolour. Phil paints in a traditional way with the old masters as his inspiration.Join us […]

Mark Warner – Mixed Media

We have been inspired before by Mark Warner's unique style in mixed media using acrylics and other media to produce a picture of distinction. He joins us once again for […]

An Impressonist Landscape in oils

Peter Keegan is a professional artist living and working in Buckinghamshire, UK, specialising in portraiture. Trained at Cardiff School of Art and working in oils, Peter follows traditional techniques but […]

Marie Antoniou

Acrylic artist Marie Antoniou makes a welcome return to us with her distinctive style producing semi- abstract pictures with animals featuring quite a lot in her work. Do join us […]

Portrait painting with Tony

Tony Hinchliffe brings his portraiture skills to us this time with a figurative painting of Blue Savanna, a ballet dancer in oils. He always strive to keep a lot of […]

Improve your framing

Our AGM night which we promise to be short, followed by a talk on 'Framing and Backing your Paintings for Exhibitions'. Kevin Sawyer will give some practical advice on this […]

A busy Night

It's our AGM night but don't worry, it will be short, to vote in your committee etc. Followed by - How to frame and Back your paintings - a practical […]

A Provocative Beauty

Tate Britain Lecturer and hugely informed speaker and guide, FRANK WOODGATE joins us for an illustrated talk titled, A PROVOCATIVE BEAUTY, the art of Grayson Perry! This top rate speaker […]

Don’t be afraid of the Darks!

Don't be afraid of the Darks! This is Melanie Cambridge's topic for tonight's acrylic demonstration. Melanie has delighted us before with her sparkling demos and informative presentation. A must for […]

Rodney Kingston

We are delighted to be bringing RODNEY KINGSTON to you this evening who has been a contestant on both Landscape and Portrait Artist of the Year. Check his website by […]