OPEN HOUSE AT THE GOODS SHED
A most successful Open House Day was presented at the Goods Shed Art Space on Saturday 26 May. Members of the public were invited to come along and try their hand at art and/or get expert tuitiion from several of the members. All material was supplied and each vistor was set up with a table or easil and the necessary materials be it Acrylic, Oils, Pastels, Watercolour or Charcoal and a BCAS member was there to help them. Member tutor's on hand were Maureen Loughran, Gloria Growse, Liz Glynn and Hazell Billington. Co-ordinator of the event, Gloria Growse, commented, "It was great to see such enthusiasm from the young and not so young and there was a constant stream of guests all day."
ANTIQUE ROAD SHOW AT THE GOODS SHED
The Goods Shed was bursting with antiques at the Antique Road Show on Saturday 5th May. Local Antique Assessor and Valuer, Fleur Speed, provided expert knowledge for more than forty keen antique owners who were anxious to obtain information about their items. Many visitors were pleasantly surprised at the value of the items. Fleur is an amusing speaker and together with her expert knowledge provided a very entertaining afternoon. Below is a montage of the Antique Road Show at the Goods Shed.
PORTRAIT CHALLENGE PROVIDES GREAT VARIETY OF WORK
More than forty exhibits of portraits were on display for the gala opening on Sunday 20th May. Co-ordinator, Jilly Yates was delighted with the results and advised that another challenge, this time Animals, would be held in August. Shown below are some of the guests at the opening and a range of photos of the various exhibits.