Charnwood Drawing and Painting Club painting

Charnwood Drawing and Painting Club are a group of amateur artists from Charnwood who meet up for regular demonstrations and art exhibitions

We are a diverse group of people from the Charnwood area that share a common enthusiasm for the visual arts. We hope to attract members of all ages and from all walks of life through an exciting programme of demonstrations, participation’s, workshops and exhibitions.

Demonstration evenings

We meet regularly on a Tuesday night at Woodbrook Vale High School in Loughborough for demonstration evenings by professional artists.

Painting and drawing evenings

Every other Monday night during term time we meet at Charnwood Collage in Loughborough for a painting and drawing evening where you can bring your own work and share knowledge with other members.

Walk and draw

Our walk and draw sessions are during the daytime, we walk anywhere rural or urban in the Charnwood area, stopping to sketch along the way, everyone is welcome to join us.

Art exhibitions

We exhibit our art works regulaly throughout the year, popular exhibitions have been at Loughborough museum, the Great Central Railway, and Newtown Linford and at Woodhouse Eaves Village Hall.


Our workshops are delivered by a variety of professional artists who work in different mediums. In the past we have had pastel landscapes, oil portraiture and acrylics.

How to become a member

To become a member of Charnwood Drawing and Painting Club the best thing to do is to pop along to one of our club nights and talk to us. Membership is annual from 1st January to 31st December and the fee is £25.

This fee gives you the benefit of reduced fees at demonstration nights, workshops, and painting/drawing sessions at Woodhouse Eaves, Burleigh and the ‘Out and About’ programme. It also gives you access to exhibitions and you can put work on this website.

To find out details of our clubnights and events click here

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