1 (of 8) Pastel Painting  
When:
Thursday
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm  
Frequency: Fortnightly from 7th September 2017 Next meeting: Thu, 23-Aug-18
Where: Eastcott Community Hall, Savernake Street, Old town, SN1 3LZ
Organisers: Anthea Hilson, Annette Hughes, David Holland
Status: Spaces Limit: none given Email the group organisers
Description: Enjoy painting with pastels, learning from each other. Members provide their own pastels, pastel paper and subject for painting.There will be occasional charges for special materials and demonstrations.

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2 (of 8) Easy Painting  
When:
Monday
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm  
Frequency: Weekly from 9th April 2018 Next meeting: Mon, 20-Aug-18
Where: Liden Community Centre, Grundys, Liden, SN3 6HF
Organiser: David Todd
Status: Spaces Limit: none given Email the group organisers
Description: A sociable group of people who get together to paint using whatever medium they choose, in a very relaxed environment. Whilst there is no formal tuition we do help each other out as and when we can. Suitable for beginners and the not so serious artist.

3 (of 8) Painting for fun - Joan Elder's Group  
When:
Tuesday
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm  
Frequency: Weekly Next meeting: Tue, 21-Aug-18
Where: Liden Community Centre, Grundys, Liden, SN3 6HF
Organisers: Janet Conway, Roger Brain, Graham Arrondelle
Status: Unknown Limit: none given Email the group organisers
Description: A group of people who 'get together to paint', 'whatever catches their individual interest', in whatever medium they wish, it's very much a use what you have. None of us are experts, there is no shared style. It is not a class rather a common time we set aside to paint.

4 (of 8) Drawing  
When:
Wednesday
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm  
Frequency: Fortnightly from 13th September 2017 Next meeting: Wed, 29-Aug-18
Where: Eastcott Community Hall, Savernake Street, Old town, SN1 3LZ
Organiser: Mary Marsh
Status: Spaces Limit: none given Email the group organisers
Description: Art is the earliest form of visual communication and it hasn't changed all that much since the early cave drawings. The goal with this new group is not to make a pretty drawing, a neat drawing, a good drawing, etc., but just to draw. And have fun doing it.

5 (of 8) Painting Together  
When:
Thursday
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm  
Frequency: Fortnightly from 14th September 2017 Next meeting: Thu, 30-Aug-18
Where: Eastcott Community Hall, Savernake Street, Old town, SN1 3LZ
Organisers: Gill Nye, Helen Brammer, David Holland, Kenneth Bayliss
Status: Waiting list Limit: none given Email the group organisers
Description: We are a sociable group of amateur watercolour painters who encourage and help each other with considerable success. A selection of reference books is available. There may be occasional charges for demonstrators.

6 (of 8) Digital Photography Further Information
When:
Friday
10:00 am - 12:00 pm  
Frequency: Every 4 weeks from 8th September 2017 Next meeting: Fri, 7-Sep-18
Where: Liden Community Centre, Grundys, Liden, SN3 6HF
Organisers: Alex Cranswick, David Garmont
Status: Waiting list Limit: none given Email the group organisers
Description: We aim to exchange knowledge and experience in the creation of photographs with digital cameras, and to enjoy our photography.

7 (of 8) Digital Photography II Further Information
When:
Friday
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm  
Frequency: Every 4 weeks from 20th September 2018 Next meeting: Fri, 21-Sep-18
Where: Monsignor Richard Twomey Centre, Ocotal Way, SN3 1AR
Organiser: Alex Cranswick
Status: Spaces Limit: none given Email the group organisers
Description: Please note that time of this group and maybe the day, will have to change due to changes in the availability of the meeting venue. This group aimed at those less familiar with their cameras and wanting to learn to use them in other than 'auto' mode. The sessions will cover the basics of photography and digital processing of images. The intention is to make the sessions interactive, with members praticing what they have learnt and bringing back the results for discussion at future sessions.

8 (of 8) Painting Together 2  
When:
Friday
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm  
Frequency: 2nd and 4th Friday of the month from 9th September 2016 Next meeting: Fri, 24-Aug-18
Where: Western Community Centre, Somerset Road, SN2 1NF
Organiser: Henry Fitzsimmons
Status: Spaces Limit: none given Email the group organisers
Description: We are a small friendly group meeting in an ideal room with plenty of daylight, adult size tables and chairs. We use any medium. If any member has a problem we do our best to address it. There is room for more members. Members supply their own materials.