Rochester and West Kent Art Society Announces its Annual Programme 2013-2014

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Passionate about Art since 1927, The Rochester and West Kent Art Society is glad to announce its programme starting from July 2013 to March 2014.

For July and August 2013, the Summer programme is rich with weekly painting trips to scenic locations in Kent. This includes Queenborough, Aylesford, Bearsted, Upper Upnor, Faversham , Whitstable and Lower Halstow. Other outings include painting day trips to Kent Life Museum and Bredhurst village. There will also be a trip to London at the end of July 2013 to attend a day of workshops organised by the Society for All Artists (SAA).

Prominent speakers and demonstration artists are booked to give talks and demonstrations to the Society’s members and guests who meet at the Old Town Hall at the Brook Theatre in Chatham. Amongst the speakers is Artist Roy Sparks who will be delivering a lecture on Multiplication of Styles. Artists Bill Newton, Sue Williams and Ben Manchipp will be providing a variety of demonstrations including different mediums and techniques.

The Society, which will be celebrating its 90th anniversary in four years’ time has launched its new website and facebook page which aim at keeping the community abreast of all the society’s activities. Established in 1927, The Rochester and West Kent Art Society exists to encourage the appreciation of Art in its different styles and mediums and to reinforce the artistic skills of its members.

The society holds around 4 Art exhibitions per year. Presently, the Society is running an exhibition at the Strood Library in Medway until the 29th of June 2013. The next exhibition will be in September 2013 at Rochester Adult Learning centre.

(Follow this link for the schedule: Schedule 2013-2014 )

New members are welcome, Art enthusiasts are encouraged to join and to get in contact at:

All the details are on the newly created website

Art enthusiasts are encouraged to follow the Facebook page to be updated on all the society’s activities and events.

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