EXHIBITION 2018

As part of another year of Burbage Community Arts Festival, (BCAF), the Hinckley and District Society of Art staged yet another very successful exhibition of paintings by local, very talented artists. A total of 157 paintings were displayed, plus ‘A rogues gallery’ showing miniature self portraits drawn or painted by members for a little extra fun! There was also a…

20th-21st Annual Art Exhibition

Saturday and Sunday were two very busy and successful days for our third annual art exhibition held in conjunction with BCAF. Hundreds of people visited and the refreshment area was a hive of activity, whilst people chatted, watched a slideshow and consumed copious amounts of tea, coffee and scrumptious cakes! The artwork was viewed and voted on by over 300…

21st /22nd May 2016 Annual art exhibition

The 2016 art exhibition by the society saw a record number of over 200 visitors.There were over 100 paintings on display of which 11 were sold. Kay Puttergill, one of our professional members,worked throughout the two days to paint a live scene at the exhibition. The standard of paintings was very high which made it an extraordinarily difficult choice for…

Terry Harrison Demonstration

TV Artist, Terry Harrison gave a brilliant demonstration on Monday evening, 14th September, showing us how to paint a country scene in water colour. The evening proved to be popular, with 41 members and 10 guests in attendance. He kept everyone entertained with his lively banter and expert brush strokes! Snoopy, the little dog in the window, or should I say, hairdryer…

Hinckley and District Society of Art Exhibition

The final Art Society event of the Burbage Community Arts Festival was as art exhibition held by our society at Burbage Congregational Church Hall. The 2 day event proved very  successful with several hundred people coming to view and buy paintings, all of which were done by local artists. Written comments received in the Visitor's book were very complimentary. Plans…

New Shed!

In 2014 The Hinckley and District Society of Arts were awarded an Arts Council Grant of £1800. A further £291 was also raised. This has allowed the Society to acquire the materials for a permanent storage unit along with 15 double sided exhibition stands. Therefore on the 1st April it was all hands on deck. After a couple of days…