Past Events

August 26th, Pop-up Exhibition, Methodist Church

One day exhibiton of members artwork

September 22nd, Encaustic Paint Demo by Jill Ogilvy

Jill Ogliby
Jill Ogilvy is a painter and printmaker based in Cambridge, UK Her recent work includes contemporary still-life compositions of treasured objects and everyday utilitarian items ...more

October 27th, Emma Malfroy Demo

Emma Malfroy
Emma Malfroy lives and works near Cambridge and her work focuses on painting, collage and printmaking, creating patterns and atmosphere, in real and imagined landscapes. ...more

November 24th, John Glover Demo

John glover Thames
John is an estimable portrait and landscape painter and has exhibited widely. ...more

January 27th, Charcoal, pencil and ink demonstration by Ernie Butler
and AGM

Ernie Butler
Ernie Butler is an internationally exhibited and collected artist based in Cambridgeshire
England. ...more

February 24th, Tracy Ashman Linocut

Tracy Ashman
Tracey will talk through the specific materials required, inks, paper, and barren, to produce a hand burnished print at home without the need for a press. Tracey will also bring along a print that has been run through her press to reveal the different results. ...more

March 24th, Mosaics demonstration by Richard Morgan

Richard Morgan
Richard is a mosaic artist based in Milton.This medium perfectly suits his passion for colour, shapes and precision. ...more

April 28th, Acrylic Inks demonstration by Sue Williams

Sue Williams 2
Norfolk base artist and teacher Sue Williams will be demonstrating acrylic inks. ...more

May 26th, Mix Media demo by Amy Wormald

Amy Wormald
Amy paints urban and rural landscapes using vivid colour, tangy neons and compelling contrasts. ...more

June 23rd, Pastels and acrylic demo by Jane Fellows

Jane Fellows
Jane paints expressive, textural landscapes. She also regularly take commissions for pet portrait in pastels. ...more

14February 2020, Yurim Gough

After emigrating to England in 2007 from Korea where she was a designer, Yurim come back to art starting with life drawing and experimenting with other media. ...more

January 10th AGM 2020,19:30-21:30

8th November 2019 - Demo - Ted Coney

Ted Coney
Ted Coney is a painter who has been exploring family relationships through the language of objects, places, words and numbers for over forty years. ...more

11th October 2019-Demo - Andy Dakin

Andy Dakin, Old Mr Farrer
Andy Dakin, is a figurative artist from Cambridge. Light and shade play a big part in most of his works, offering drama and interest as well as useful information to work with. ...more

13th September 2019 - Demo - Diane Cowell

Dianne Cowell
Diane is a local textile artist with a special interest in hand embroidered books and travel journals. ...more

12th July 2019,Emma Bennett

Emma Bennett
Emma is a Cambridge artist who creates vibrant collage pictures. ...more

14th June 2019,Nicola Bramley

Nicola Bramley
Nicola has always enjoyed wildlife picture making and experimenting with a range of media. ...more

May 10th 2019 Carole Massey.

Carole Massey,2019
Carole Massey is professional artist, accomplished in painting both landscapes and portraits in watercolours, pastels and acrylics ...more

12th April, 2019 Carmen Renwick

Carmen Renwick
Following a long career in Arts Education, Carmen Renwick works in a variety of art media. ...more

8th March 2019, Rey East

Rey East
Student Showcase: Rey East, a budding illustrator and digital artist from Ely. ...more

8th February 2019 Demonstration- Hashim Akib

Hashim Akib 2019
Working as an illustrator for over 15 years, Hashim began developing his own paintings and started exhibiting, demonstrating and running painting workshops. ...more

9th Nov 2018 - Demonstration - Maureen Mace

Maureen - Tree of Cambridge
Maureen lives in Cambridge where she spends her time painting and teaching art in her studio. ...more

14 September 2018 - Demonstration - Linda Series

Linda's web site is or for a direct link please click here

13 July 2018 - Demonstration - Ernie Butler

Ernie Butler 1

Ernie will be doing a talk/demonstration on the materials and painting techniques of the Old Masters.
Ernie's web site is or for a direct link please click here ...more

Friday 8th June - Demonstration - Natasha Day

Natasha has exhibited in Australia and the UK. Currently living in Norwich she is a member of the Norwich Lonely Arts Club and Open Studios. ...more

11 May 2018 - Demonstration - Mike Murtagh

Mike works in a variety of media, ranging from detailed pencil drawings to oil paintings. ...more

13 April 2018 - Demonstration - Sue Williams

Sue Williams 1

Sue Williams paints primarily in paints using acrylic inks, watercolour, pen and wash and oils. She lives in Norfolk and often works with her partner, John Shave. Together they offer courses covering any subject from pets or boats to the Norfolk Broads. ...more

9 March 2018 - Demonstration - Mathew Palmer

Mathew Palmer - Falling Snow
Mathew writes - I began painting at a very young age. Art was always in my blood and it was a subject I always understood. I could see perspective and how buildings all have the same basic structure, and I could see the shadows in a tree. ...more

9th February 2018 - Caroline Furlong

Caroline Explaining Techniques
Caroline is a local artist working mainly with watercolour but her recent works are in mixed media. ...more

12th January 2018 - Demonstration - Sharon Hurst

Sharon is a Fantasy watercolourist but enjoys painting silk and making beaded jewellery too. ...more

Friday 8th December - Christmas Social

Christmas Party - December 2016
Always a very enjoyable and social event. A great chance to chat with like minded members of the Society.

10 November 2018 - Stephen Taylor

Stephen Taylor
Stephen Taylor studied fine art at Leeds University. ...more

13th October 2017 - Annual General Meeting

A.G.M - 13th October 2017. Please come along, have your say and find out what is going on. The meeting starts at 7:30pm in the Methodist Hall, Ely, CB6 1AD.

8 September 2017 - Demonstration - Paul Talbot-Greaves

Paul Talbot-Greaves - Sparkling Sunlight in the Lee of Bog Eggs Edge

Paul Talbot-Greaves is a South Pennine landscape artist. ...more

6 - 20 August 2017 - Summer Exhibition

Please see Exhibition section for full details.

14 July 2017 - Demonstration - Sharon Hurst

Sharon Hurst is a talented artist who creates wonderful fantasy watercolours. ...more

9 June 2017 - Demonstration - Hashim Akib

Throughout his career Hashim has won many awards; including in 2009 the SAA (Society of All Artists) Artist of the Year, having won the Professional title in 2005 and 2007. He worked with the art manufacturer Daler Rowney in their relaunch of the System 3 Acrylic range producing paintings for the ad campaign and demonstrating the versatility of the paint at various events and on live television. His first book entitled ‘Vibrant Acrylics’ was published by Search Press in 2012 which has now been translated into French, German, Italian and Dutch and includes a companion DVD of the same name. ...more

12 May 2017 - Demonstration - Jeremy Ford

Jeremy Ford is a professional artist and has made many DVDs on painting in watercolour and pastel. ...more

10 March 2017 - Evening Workshop - Ann Biggs

Ann Biggs - Aldreth Rooks

The evening will take the form of a practical workshop, ...more

10 February 2017 - Demonstration - John Glover

John Glover is well known for his portrait and landscape paintings. ...more

13th January 2017 - Demonstration - Lois Cordelia

"Creatively Re-imagining a Canvas with Speed-Acrylics" ...more

9 December 2016 - Christmas Social

Please come along for our annual Christmas Social.
Feel free to bring some food and drinks; but no alcohol please.

11 Nov 2016 - Demonstration - Paul Jackson

Paul Jackson is an artist and sculptor. ...more

14 October - AGM

Please click more for communication from Gary ...more