2022 Programme

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Wednesday 9 February 
BEAT THE FEBRUARY BLUES 
Admirals Landing. The Docks, Bridgwater TA6 3EX 
2-–4pm or come earlier if you want a great pub lunch. 
Join fellow members for an afternoon natter. Bring a piece of work for a friendly art critique and quiz. Friends welcome. Free parking 

1 March – 1 April 
SPRING EXHIBITION 
Bridgwater Arts Centre, Castle St., TA6 3DD 
The Society’s is back with their showcase Spring exhibition. Fresh new work by members and an opportunity to meet the artists.
The exhibits will be independently judged by the the Bridgwater Arts Centre’s own Visual Arts Team and the winning artist will receive the John Allen Award of £50
Meet the artists and Prize giving
Wed 2 March 
Bridgwater Arts Centre, 6.00pm—8pm Come and support fellow members. Bring a friend. 
Refreshments 

Saturday 5 March 
PRINT MAKING 
Bridgwater Arts Centre, Castle St., TA6 3DD 
10.00–12.30 
Popular and talented print artist Jackie Curtis will guide you through the techniques to create your own original print. Guests welcome

Saturday 2 April 
AGM 
Bridgwater Arts Centre, 12 noon. An opportunity for members to influence the future of the Society and elect officers.

Sunday 24 April 
En plein air I 
APPLE BLOSSOM 
Sheppy’s Cider Farm, Three Bridges, Bradford on Tone, Taunton TA4 1ER 
Sit and sketch/photo amongst the Apple Blossom. Visit the Cider making Museum and enjoy the fare in the restaurant. Free Parking. 
Meet in the restaurant at 10.30am 

Saturday 21 May 
En plein air II 
Bridgwater/Taunton Canal
Capture the tranquilty of the Bridgwater-Taunton Canal. Meet at the Maunsel Lock Tea Rooms at 9.30am. 
Optional Canal Nature Cruise 
10–12.30 
Sketch/photograph the wildlife and natural features as we gently cruise along the Bridgwater-Taunton Canal. LIMITED PLACES. Please book your place early to avoid disappointment. £15 per head members £20 Guests 
After, meet back at Maunsel Lock Tea Rooms for Complimentary tea/coffee.

JUNE 6 – 18 
SUMMER EXHIBITION 
Taunton Library, Paul St., TA1 3XZ 
We’re back at this popular venue in Taunton.  
Meet the artists Wed 8 June 
Taunton Library, 6.00pm–6.45pm 
Come and support fellow members.Bring a friend. Refreshments 

Tuesday 9 August 
En plein air III 
Bridgwater Tile & Brick Museum 
East Quay, Bridgwater TA6 4DB 
10–12am 
Sketch/photograph this fascinating history of Bridgwater’s past industry. 
Stay for lunch after in a local eatery. 

Wednesday 7 September
NEEDLE FELTING 
Bridgwater Art Centre, Castle St., TA6 3DD 
2–-4.30pm 
Led by fellow member Jonet Middleton she will guide you in this increasingly popular art form. 
Materials supplied. 
Members £5. Guests £15 

24 September – 9 October 
SAW 
Bridgwater Arts Centre, Castle St., TA6 3DD 
We will be taking part in Somerset’s Premier Art Festival. 
The theme for 2022 is Sanctuary 
Details to follow on how to exhibit with fellow members. 
Meet the artists Wednesday 24 September 
Bridgwater Arts Centre, 6pm–8pm 

Saturday 12 November 
OIL PAINTING SEMINAR 
10.30—-12.30 
Bridgwater Arts Centre, Castle St., TA6 3DD 
An illustrated talk by our own Rob Shuttleworth followed by an opportunity to share your ideas and ask questions. 

DECEMBER 
Christmas Celebration 
Date and Venue to be confirmed. 
A pleasant seasonal gathering amongst friends and fellow artists to round off the year.