We have received the following. If you are interested, please contact the organiser direct.

I was wondering whether you would be able to send this information to your members about a weekend workshop I am running in Tarrant Gunville near Blandford Forum “Painting Landscapes in Oils”.
Thank you.
Best wishes
Richard Corbett

On Saturday 20th May St Martin’s church is holding an event to raise money for the church. It will include a talk about the church and a display and sale of art. We have been asked to make a contribution by displaying some of our work. The plan is to display unframed pictures on table top easels and in browsers If you would like some of your work to be on show, please cover your mounted work in cellophane and put a label on the back giving the usual information – your name, price, medium and title. If your work is sold the church will receive 20% You can get your pictures to me by dropping them off at the workshop on 9th May, or at the demo on 15th. If you can’t make either of these dates you can deliver your work to me at the church before 9.30am on the 20th. I will steward the exhibition but would welcome some company if you can spare some time If you have any queries give me a ring David (01929 550488)

The Dorset Arts and Crafts Association annual exhibition (Showcase 2023) is taking place at the Purbeck School from Friday 4th August to Tuesday 8th August. This is a chance to display and sell your paintings and drawings to hundreds of visitors from all over Dorset and beyond. You can also enter craft items such as cards and needlework.
Entries can be made through their website and the last date for entries is 9th July. All details about the show are on the website, or you can ask David or Richard at the workshops. You have plenty of time, so get painting (and crafting)!

We have put together a series of painting days through the summer to make the most of the sunshine and wild flowers, starting in May. They will start at 10.00 am and wherever possible car share would be appreciated as some of the car parks are National Trust and expensive for non-members:

– Thursday 11th May Shell Bay and Bramble Bush Bay — Refreshments and toilets in nearby cafe and bar. Good views from both, with boats moored at Bramble Bush Bay.
– Thursday 8th June Knoll Beach Studland — Parking NT carpark, cafe near beach, views towards Old Harry Rocks. Cafe near beach (Possible discussion of work)
– Thursday 6th July, Peveril Point — Walk past Sailing Club and Lifeboat station, views of moored boats, fishing nets or seascape. Parking and cafe nearby
– Thursday 3rd August, Middle Beach — New NT cafe. NT area (seating looking over sea)

If the weather is looks doubtful for outside work, please ring Sheila (07814 364305) either the evening before or on the morning to discuss possible cancellation .
Happy painting in the beautiful Isle of Purbeck