Demonstrations and Talks

Demonstrations by well known artists in various media and talks on art-related subjects take place monthly between September and April. These meetings are held at the Court House, Berkhamsted and are open to all.

A small charge is made for refreshments. A small entrance charge of £5.00 is made for non-members.

We have a mix of live and Zoom interactive sessions in the programme.

Events and demonstrations

Exhibitions of Members’ Work

The Society holds exhibitions of members’ work annually in the Spring and the Winter at the Civic Centre, Berkhamsted to which the public are invited. Over 200 items are on display and for sale, including framed and unframed pictures folios and ceramics . Cards made and designed by our members are also available for sale.

Entry to the exhibition is free. A catalogue of exhibits is available.


Saturday Workshops

Art Workshops (Chargeable members and guests)
Periodically we hold one-day Saturday workshops. These are led by professional tutors and in the past have covered oils, watercolour and mixed media. Places are for members and their guests as available.

Life Drawing Workshops (Chargeable and Open to non-members)
We also hold 6-monthly life drawing sessions. These are usually 4-hour sessions held on a Saturday in Hastoe Village Hall. They are with one/two models, depending upon numbers, and no tutor. They are for members as well as chargeable and open to non-members. Places are limited and available on a first come, first served basis.

Saturday workshops life drawing

Free Winter Life Drawing Evenings (Members only)

During the winter months, we organise informal drawing evenings with professional models for members to draw or paint. Winter drawing evenings are for members only and are held in St Peter’s Court House, Berkhamsted. Numbers may be limited due to restricted space and members must bring their own drawing equipment. A small charge is made for refreshments.


Winter life drawing

Summer Drawing Evenings

Summer Drawing Events for members are held outdoors commencing in May through to August. Dates, Venues and Contact details are list under the Programme section as we approach the month of May. To see what our members have been up to this summer click on the following link /bassummerdrawing-2023/home

Summer drawing evenings