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Reports from 2016

Art Appreciation programme for the rest of 2016

Thursday October 6th by 10.07 train to truro museum to see Tony Foster's exhibition of watercolour landscapes of the favourite places of some famous people eg. david Attenborough, bob Geldof. A project that has taken him many years.

Thursday October 20th by 10.07am train to Penlee House Penzance to see the work of Wilhemena Barnes-Graham, 'a Scottish artist in St Ives' where she gained a reputation as a leading british modernist. maybe to other galleries too as the mood takes us.

Thursday 17th November, a rare opportunity to visit a local art collection! tea and cake at 3pm with Alison and John Hurst, Bee Cottage, Terras Hill. please bring your own favourite painting to share with us if you would like to.

Friday 9th December, by 10.07am train to Falmouth to see an exhibition entitled little and large. comparing 18th century miniatures to contemporary 2metrR canvases. we will take in other delights to be found en route.

which takes us to the new year and our planning meeting on Friday 13th January at 2.30pm at the Royal Oak in their lovely quiet little back room.

meanwhile there are two things for next year that you might like to know about-

Tuesday 21st February at the conservative club at 8pm, hosted by the ladies group, a talk by Henrietta Boex from Falmouth Art Gallery.

Friday 3rd March at the red store Lerryn 10.30-4.30. A day school with WEA at £22 about the slade school of art in 1912. to book phone 0845 458 2758 but I image its first come first served as the red store is quite small.

Update 12 September 2016

Next planning meeting will be on Friday 23rd Sept. Community Centre 2.30.


Update  20 May  2016

Art Appreciation Programme until October 2016

Thursday 2nd June  - Open Studios in Redruth. Travel by train. 10.07 from Lostwithiel.  Contact Sandra for further details  via e-mail or on 01208 872562

Saturday 11th June - Plymouth University Levinsky Building and Royal William Yard, Plymouth. Hot 16 Art and Design Show. Work by final year students.

Travel by train. 08.38 depart Lostwithiel. Contact Jenny via e-mail or 01208 873933

Wednesday 22nd June  - Tony Plant @ Truro Museum and The Lane Gallery (group of 16 artists.) Travel by train 10.07. Contact Sandra for further details (as above.)

Friday 29th July  - Tavistock. Drawn to the Valley Annual Exhibition. Travel by car. Drivers Needed. Contact Jenny so numbers for transport can be organised.

Thursday 8th Sept. -  Exeter. South West Artists Exhibition. Royal Albert Memorial Museum. Travel by train, time tbc. Contact Jenny for details (as above.)

Saturday 17th Sept. -  St Ives Festival, Open Studios. Travel by train. Time tbc.

Thursday 6th Oct.  - Truro Museum. Tony Foster. Travel by 10.07 train.

A  printable version of the above  programme, in pdf format, is available via the link below:-

The new co-ordinator/ contact is Sandra Marten. Contact details as above.


Previous Events

Saturday 2nd April. 

The Paddock Room, Hawksfield, Wadebridge. Free film about the Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, followed by a discussion with Helena Bonett, curator, writer, lecturer and maker of Trewyn Studio.  Phone Alison Hurst if you want to go as tickets have to be booked. 01208 871375 email hurstalison"AT"

Feature about Barbara Hepworth

April 18th or 19th

Possible trip to London. We have located a hostel which has 8 bed rooms at a very cheap price. All newly refurbished, showers, kitchen, bar serving snacks, 5 mins walk from Lambeth Bridge. 6 people have expressed interest so 2 places left! Contact Jenny Macdonald  Jenny11.4"AT" or Sandra Martin sandmarten"AT"

Wednesday 18th May.  

Delamore House, Ivybridge. £7.50 entrance plus £2 to your car driver. Contact Jenny Macdonald if interested.

Thursday 2nd June.   

Open Studios Redruth. Travel possibly by car or maybe trains if it fits.

There will be a general meeting for further planning and up dating on Friday 20th May  at 2.30 in
 The Community Centre.