05 September - Demonstration Kentish Autumn - Alan Colledge - Watercolour
19 September - Workshop* "Bring a Vegetable" - with Lesley Moss
03 October - Demonstration Gouache, The Forgotten Medium - Melanie Cambridge
17 October - Workshop* to be announced
07 November - Demonstration Portraits - Sonia Bacchus - Oils
21 November - Workshop* Learn to Draw Cartoons - Dave Chisholm (bring a pencil & paper)
05 December - A.G.M. & Christmas Party Reports from the committee, election of 2019 committee, and a chance to vote on any issues raised. Then take part in the Quiz, Big Raffle, enjoy complementary mince pies while socialising with fellow members
09 January - Demonstration Animal Pet Portraits - Tony Coates - Watercolours
23 January - Workshop* Dog Life Drawing /Pet Portrait - with Lesley Moss
06 February - Demonstration Boats on Coloured Mount Board - Helen Taylor - Pastels
20 February - Workshop* Painting on Vinyl Tile -with Lesley Moss (£1 charge for materials, please indicate if you would prefer to paint upon dark or light tile)
06 March - Demonstration Cubism - Roger Swan - Acrylics
20 March - Workshop* Work on whatever you like (no theme)
03 April - Demonstration Local Kentish Scene - David Aspinall - Watercolours
22 May - Demonstration & Afternoon Tea at Lympne Castle** Portraits - Hashim Akib
19 June - Outdoor Painting at the Grange Farm, Grange Road, Hythe CT21 4QS Small private farm. Lavatory and parking available on site. No refreshments available, please bring your own.
17 July - Outdoor Painting at the New Romney Marsh Visitor Centre, New Romney TN28 8AY The Romney Marsh Visitor Centre and Nature Reserve, located just north of New Romney on the A259 Dynchurch Road, houses fascinating displays depicting the region's natural & social history. It is set in an 11 hectare nature reserve - Romney Warren, a designated Site of Special Scientific Interest with dune grassland, special flora, mosses, lichens and seasonal ponds.
31 July - Outdoor Painting Day at Vi's House, Brabourne Lees Members are invited to and extra panting day Vi Sprawling's house where she has some interesting pots & artifacts as well as a small pond in her garden. She would love to see any of you who would enjoy a day of painting/sketching and relaxing together. She offers to provide snacks & drinks and a warm welcome. Please contact Vi (see Corinne's emails for details) if you would like to come.
01 August - Final Deadline for Exhibition forms - see Exhibition form for details
19-26th August - Annual Exhibition*** 10:00am - 5pm everyday The highlight of our year, the Annual Art Exhibition. All members are invited to display and sell their most recent artworks, as well as be eligible for the People's Choice Award. 19 August - Handing-in Day & Preview Evening 10am -12noon only! Hand in your paintings for the exhibition at the Tin Tabernacle. Make sure your paintings are properly framed and ready to hang with a long attached tie-on label to each picture. Browsers have to be mounted on stiff card and covered in clear plastic with a label on the top left side.(Please see the 2019 Exhibition rules for further details) This is also your chance to make sure you are on the steward's rota. Everyone entering a painting must be willing to steward during the show. Anyone not offering to steward is subject to a higher commission rate (40% rather than the standard 20%) 6:30 - 9:00 pm Private preview evening with complementary drinks and nibbles 26 August - Collection day 4pm - 5pm Collection of any unsold pictures. Unsold pictures may not be removed until the this time. A charge of £10 will be made if pictures are not collected at the specified time. You may have another HAS member collect your picture for you if you are not able to do so at that time.
Meetings are held ON Wednesdays 2:15 pm - 4:15 PM
Sports Pavilion South Road, Hythe (see Map on "Contact US" Page)
* Please note: You are welcome to bring your own work to all workshops ** This annual year-end event is held at Lympne Castle, Lympne, Kent. Please contact the committee to book your reservation for this event. ***This annual event is held at the Tin Tabernacle, 4 Portland Road, Hythe, Kent CT21 6EG