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Summer Programme

Every summer following the indoor Winter Programme and the Open Exhibition, Hertford Art Society Members enjoy painting and sketching out of doors on Tuesday evenings at various venues in the Hertford Area.

Painting in the grounds of Hertford Castle
Painting in the grounds of Hertford Castle

Any local artists from the villages or areas to be visited are welcome to come along for the outdoor painting sessions etc. Parish dignitaries or councillors are also invited to join Members socially later.

Open Exhibition 30th April -13th May

Hertford Art Society Open Exhibition. No meetings during the open exhibition fortnight. Volunteers are required to help run the exhibition.

June

  • 13th Private function for Members only - Bengeo Hall, St. Leonard’s Road, Bengeo SG14 3JN and vicinity (by kind invitation of Donna Chamberlain & family - tea and coffee provided) and afterwards at White Lion, Bengeo SG14 3ET
  • 20th Stanstead Abbotts / River Lea and afterwards at Jolly Fisherman SG12 8DH
  • *24th Saturday, life workshop. June Pickard.
  • 27th Riverside Cottage area, Pansanger Park, Near Hertingfordbury, (off the B1000 towards Digswell). Turn in by Gatehouse and meet up initially in Stable Block car park. Visit at own risk - map available at www.panshangerpark.co.uk and afterwards at Rose & Crown, Tewin AL6 0LE

July

  • 4th 3 Lakes, Westmill Farm, Nr Ware (Off A602) and afterwards at The Woodman, Chapmore End, SG12 0HF
  • 11th Essendon Place Farm Stables, High Road, Essendon (B158) AL9 6HT (by kind invitation of Mr & Mrs M Francis). Horses and open landscape and afterwards at Rose & Crown, Essendon AL9 6HW
  • 18th Private function for Members only - Walkern Hall Estate, Nr Walkern SG2 7JA (by kind invitation of Mr & Mrs David de Boinville). See www.walkernhall.co.uk and afterwards at White Lion, Walkern, SG2 7PA
  • 25th Carnwell Farm, Blackridge Lane, Off Widford Hill Rd (B1004) Much Hadham SG10 6BB (by kind invitation of Rodney Munday). Old barns, carts etc and afterwards at The Bull, Much Hadham SG10 6BU
  • *29th Saturday, life workshop. June Pickard.

August

  • 1st Newgate Street Village & Ponsbourne Park, Nr. Cuffley and afterwards at Coach & Horses, Newgate Street SG13 8RA
  • 8th Ware Town & River Lea and afterwards at Saracen’s Head SG12 9BS
  • 15th Hertford - Port Hill/The Warren/Hartham Common area and afterwards Private function for Members.

Painting weekend 8th, 9th & 10th September

Painting weekend for Members based at Rye, Sussex to paint the town and harbour. Organised by Stephen Lowe. Members to organise their own travel and accommodation. For more details contact Stephen on 01438 860363 / stephenwilliamlowe@gmail.com

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