Cartmel Art Society

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Cartmel Art


" ...a longstanding, well regarded, and

mainly 'non-professional' group of artists based in the

medieval Priory village of Cartmel, in the Lake District"

In 2014, the year of its 48th Annual Exhibition

Summer Programme 2017

                 Wednesday 9  to  Sunday 13 August

10am to 5pm

Cartmel Village Hall


Wednesday 13 September 2017 – 10am to 4pm

All Day Workshop:  Caroline Metcalfe-Gibson: Line and wash - Seeds and Pods/Still Life in

mixed media


Wednesday 27 September 2017 – 1pm to 4pm 

General Painting: Line and wash - still life following on from the previous workshop


Wednesday 11 October 2017 – 10am to 4pm 

All Day Workshop: Janette Phillips - Delphiniums and blue flowers in acrylic


Wednesday 25 October 2017 – 1pm to 4pm 

General Painting:  Have a go at mono printing, hosted by Margaret, Val, Beverley and Ann.


Wednesday 8 November 2017 – 10am to 4pm  

All Day Workshop: Valerie Wood 'Apple Day' in graphite and coloured pencils.


Wednesday 29 November 2017 – 1pm to 4pm 

Christmas Party:  “Design a Christmas/Greetings Card” ..Bring your usual materials and inspiration.  Blank cards and envelopes for sale.  Please also bring a ready finished, original greetings card for 'The Constance Owen Trophy' competition.  The Society will arrange the printing of the winning card which will be sold at the Exhibition. Bring a Secret Santa present (£5)  The Society will provide mince pies and mulled wine.      

Exhibition 2017

Autumn Programme 2017

Wednesday 10 January 2018 – 10am to 4pm 

All Day Workshop:–  Judith Farnworth will demonstrate how she chooses her colours and mixes them.  She will finish the day with a Venice Scene in watercolour.


Wednesday 24 January 2018 – 1pm to 4pm

General Painting: Paint a frosty scene - trees in a landscape - medium of your choice


Wednesday 14 February 2018 – 10am to 4pm

All Day Workshop:  Frances Winder - Experimental mixed media

                                                                                                                                             Wednesday 28 February 2018 – 1pm to 4pm

General Painting: Graphite and putty rubber drawing; bring a small object to share    


Wednesday 14 March 2018 – 10am to 4pm

All Day Workshop: Robert Henfrey - Landscape/Architecture in line and wash  


Wednesday 28 March 2018 – 1pm to 4pm

SPRING PARTY : “Jacob’s Join” buffet and glass of wine. Bring your entry for the “Roy Johnson Competition”. This year’s subject is “Celebrating Spring”.  Pictures with mounts only (no frames or glass). Also the “Favourite Card” competition. No prints.  All cards entered in the competition are on the understanding that they will be donated to the Society and sold at the Exhibition.  Please donate your unwanted art materials and books for Auction.  Proceeds to a local charity.                


Wednesday 11 April 2018 –1pm to 4pm

General Painting: Painting glass objects.  Items and pictures will be available or members can bring their own.


Wednesday 25 April 2018 AGM, Lunch & Painting Demonstration  

11am Coffee/tea & biscuits – collection of Subscriptions

11.30 AGM  followed by Jacobs Join Buffet Lunch (provided by members).  

2pm to 4pm Painting demonstration by artist Graham Twyford                                          


Spring Programme 2018

Wednesday 17 May 2017 – 10.30am. Painting outdoors  at Val Hebble-Thwaite's house. Meet for coffee at 10.30 then paint till you produce a materpiece.


Wednesday 14 June 2017 – 10.30am. Painting outdoors at Liz Croy's house.  Meet for coffee at 10.30am then paint till you produce a masterpiece.  (Bring wellies)


Wednesday 12 July 2017 – 10.30am. Painting outdoors at Yewbarrow House.  Meet for coffee at 10.30am then paint till you produce a masterpiece.

HANDING IN PICTURE LISTSMonday 17 July 2017 – 7pm to 8pm Supper Room:

Handing in Picture Lists. ‘D” rings will be on sale at 25p for 2. Signing up for Rotas – we need as many helpers as possible, so please complete the form with your available dates. There will be Preview tickets on sale, Posters and Car Stickers for you to display.


HANDING IN PICTURES   Monday 7 August          2pm to 4.00pm

SETTING UP                      Tuesday 8 August         9am till we finish              

PREVIEW EVENING          Tuesday 8 August         7pm for 7.30pm  

Don’t forget to invite friends – Tickets £1.50 including a glass of wine and nibbles.