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Membership applications sent to:

The Treasurer

184 Yarlside Road


LA13 0EY

Tel: 01229 820 954

Or check out our Facebook page and send us a private message.

Other contacts:

Committee team

Andy Currie-Scarr:      07921 063 991

Mary Calvert:              01229 820 954

Alan Calvert:               01229 820 954

Solveig Cardew:         01229 582 558

Brenda Craven:          07767 754 614

Programme 2019

*All meetings to be held in Bardsea at 7.15pm on the second Monday of the month except where stated otherwise.


Tuesday January 1st - Membership due

Subs for this year are £15, to Ulverston Society of Artists and sent to Mary at 184 Yarlside Road, Barrow-in-Furness, LA13 0EY

Monday January 14th – Schoolroom

Andy Currie-Scarr - Evening workshop
Try out using oil pastels


Monday February 11th – Schoolroom


Including a sale of frames, equipment, books and Greg Howard’s shop


Monday March 11th – Schoolroom

Jamie Barnes - Print Making Techniques

Saturday April 6th

Set up the library showcase

Saturday April 6th

Robert Dutton - (As seen in Artist Magazine) Mixed media workshop, joint with Barrow Society of artists, 10am to 4pm at Bardsea Schoolroom,  Limited spaces and a non-refundable charge of £20 each.  Contact Alan Calvert for booking and further details on 01229 820954


Monday April 8th to Friday April 19th

Library showcase – take down on Saturday April 20th


Saturday workshop May 11th – Schoolroom 10am to 4pm

Andy Currie-Scarr – Printing Techniques

Following on from Andy's popular workshop last year we have booked him to do a follow on with some new techniques which you can try out.  There will be a small charge for this workshop and a limited number of places available.  (More details closer to the time).  Please contact Alan for details 01229 820954


Monday June 10th – Schoolroom

Caren Threlfall - Painting on Silk

Monday July 8th – 

Peter Threlfall - Focus on Figures in the Landscape

Please notice there is no Selection morning this year for the Charter Exhibition. This year the Committee voted for an open Exhibition to encourage more painters to exhibit their work.


Wednesday 31st July Summer Exhibition Hanging Day

Dates to be confirmed.

-  This is a new trial date due to the problems encountered with the usual Charter weekend dates.

Thursday 1st - 3rd August – Summer Exhibition

Monday August 12th - Schoolroom

Jayne Lancaster - Animals is watercolour

Monday September 9th - Schoolroom

Dudley Clark - slide show, The works of Percy Kelly & Sheila Fell

Saturday September 28th

Set up the library showcase

Monday September 30th to Friday October 11th

Library showcase – take down on Saturday October 12th

Monday October 14th – Schoolroom

Greg Howard - Watercolours


Monday November 11th – Schoolroom

Ron Ward - art history talk

The Pre-Raphaelite Muse (not just a pretty face)

Donations from this talk to St Mary's Hospice


Friday November 22nd – Dickensian Exhibition Hanging Day

Between 1pm and 1.30pm Coronation Hall

Deliver paintings to ground floor Ante-Room, left of entrance. Hanging fee £1 per painting.  (instructions closer to the date)


Saturday and Sunday November 23rd & 24th Coronation Hall

Dickensian Festival Exhibition



Christmas dinner and social – details to be arranged nearer the time.

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