2018/2019 programme

Lancaster and District Art Society Programme of Demonstrations and Workshops

 Our Autumn programme resumes Friday September 28th 

Unless otherwise stated, all demonstrations will take place from 7:00-9:00 pm on Friday evenings at Torrisholme Methodist Church, Norwood Drive, Torrisholme, LA4 6LT  Workshops will be held at Bolton-le-Sands Old Grammar School. LA5 8LB. 10:00 till 4:00 pm.

This season we welcome some new artists to our programme and also welcome back some of our previous demonstrators and I have added their website addresses (for those who have them) I would recommend everyone to view their work in the galleries.

Please note: Portrait Group and Open Art will continue weekly at Bolton le Sands Old Grammar school on ​Thursdays​. Portrait in the mornings 10:00 till 12:00 and Open art in the afternoons 2:00 till 4:00pm.

September 28th – Graham Twyford.  ​ @grahamtwyford​    

“Rapidtransfer of drawing to canvas October or watercolour paper” Graham will also do a​   painting demonstration in oil or acrylic​.

October 26th. Judith Farnworth. artbyjudithfarnworth.com 

“Introduction to Loose Watercolor Techniques”

November 16th. Tom Boyle, Lancaster Atelier of Art. “Chiaroscuro and Light  Logic. How to make your drawings 3D”


November 24th. Saturday workshop. Peter Threlfall . threlfallartstudio.co.uk “Let go in Watercolour .”

December 7th.  Christine Rooney: “Colourful Painting with Inks” christinerooney.com


 December 14th. Christmas party/social

Everyone welcome to the Christmas party/social evening which will be a “Jacob’s Join” as always. This is definitely an event where “the more the merrier” so please come. The venue isn’t yet decided but we will let you know ASAP.

 Christmas holiday after December 14th to January 18th


January 18th 2019. Peter Layzell. artprofile.co.uk “Girl with the Pearl Earring” the finale. In oil.


February 8th 2019. Greg Howard. “Stormy beach scene” Pastel. greghoward.gallery.


22nd February 2019. AGM. To be held at ?. Venue TBC

This is an important opportunity to be involved in the planning and development of

L.A.D.A.S., so please make every effort to attend. All members (and prospective members) welcome


March 15th 2019. Marianne Birkby. “Wildlife painting” water-based/mixed media.



 March 30th 2019. Saturday Workshop: Graham Lowe. “A Celebration of

Impressionism” Acrylic. grahamloweartist.com

April 12th 2019. Paul Talbot-Greaves. Talbot-greaves.co.uk 

“Landscape in watercolour emphasising strong contrasts”

Easter holiday after the 12th April. Restart May 10th.

May 10th 2019.  Karen Morton. “Landscape in pastel”

June 7th 2019.  Anthony Barrow. anthonybarrow.co.uk

“Charcoal and acrylic figure painting”

That brings the year’s programme to an end. Hopefully you will have found it enjoyable and stimulating. We will continue to meet periodically through the summer of 2019 for sketching/painting days-weather permitting. Please make sure you register your interest so that we can contact you with details. Those of you who use Facebook will find details there as well.

Thank you for supporting L.A.D.A.S.

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