North of England Art Club
incorporating the Newcastle Society of Artists 
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All activities suspended due to Corona Virus please look out for Emails

except online
The current competition is "A Bird or Birdsemail entry now closed

Alnwick Playhouse 20x20 exhibition has been rescheduled, and the Playhouse are setting up an online (selling) gallery, you can send your entries to them, please open this page of instructions 


The next Thursday lunchtime presentation, starting at 12:45 will be on April 9th 2020
Bruce McNiven The Diversity of portraying the Human Figure
See below (red text) for list of  presentations and related competitions for 2020

The next saturday Life will be 

Wednesday evening Life session has been suspended until further notice. 
Wednesday day-time sessions are continuing from 11:00-14:00 

A list of forthcoming life and portrait sessions and models is on the white board in the club room.

regular weekly programme

Monday Portrait meets 13:00 - 16:00
Charge to each member for the model is currently £3.00

Tuesday Life meets 11.00 - 14.30
Charge to each member for the model is currently £3.50
see detailed programme below

Wednesday Life meets at 11 - 14:00
Charge to each member for the model is currently £3.50


11.00-11.50 work with model
11.50-12.10 coffee break
12.10-13.00 work with model
13.00-13.30 lunch
13.30-14.25 work with model
14.25-14.30 clear up room

alternating weekly programme of poses

week 1 2 x 10min poses, standing, bending, turning, with expressive use of body and arms
A single pose to run for rest o the day
week 2 A single pose all day


All are Thursday lunchtimes, starting at 12.45pm. All members welcome.

February 13.
Alastair Sibbald. My Birds of Prey Project.

March 12.  
Daisy Haggerty. The Skagen Painters.

April 9. 
Bruce McNiven. The Diversity of Portraying the Human Figure.

May 14. 
Hilary Franks. My Favourite Women Artists.

June 11. 
Ian Davison. Travellers’ Sketchbooks.

Summer break

September 10. 
Judy Appleby. Abstracting the Landscape.

October 8. 
Sandra Haney.  Subject to be confirmed.

November 12. 
Monica Shaw. Feast or Famine? Food in Art.


Feb 13 - April 2   
A picture of birds or a bird     Voting April 9

April 9 - June 4 
The Human Figure     Voting June 11

June 11 - September 3
A Summer Sketchbook  (whole book on display please)    Voting September 10

September 10 - November 5
An Abstracted Landscape      Voting November 12

November 12 - February 6, 2021
A Depiction of Food      Voting February 13, 2020