Category Archives: Events

BWS FESTIVE LUNCH 2019

The BWS Festive Lunch details for 2018/19 are now announced by the Committee . This will be held once again at the Eaton Hotel Birmingham as it proved very successful this year despite being in ‘darkness’ for a while, however it did not disappoint. A great time was had by all. The event has been booked … Continue reading BWS FESTIVE LUNCH 2019

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BROADWAY ARTS FESTIVAL

  BWS Member Angela Dooley has shared some good news with us today. She has been awarded First Prize as new entrant in this years Competition ‘Reflections’ in the Broadway Arts Festival 2018. Angela’s entry is, ‘Going Up’. the New HSBC Building reflected in the Hyatt Facáde Birmingham. Congratulations Angela. The festival runs from 8th … Continue reading BROADWAY ARTS FESTIVAL

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PAINTING PADIHAM 2018

Member Geoff Butterworth has shared some good news with us. Two weeks ago He spent a Saturday painting a watercolour in the ‘Paint Padiham ‘ open air competition. He spent just under six hours and produced the watercolour below. He went along to the exhibition open day yesterday to receive Second prize winning £750.00 , … Continue reading PAINTING PADIHAM 2018

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SEASONS GREETINGS

I think the majority of Members will agree with me that the year 2017 seems to have passed us by at record speed, and we now find that Christmas is upon us once again. It is fair to say, that it has been a successful year in 2017, with our Spring Exhibition at Weston Park … Continue reading SEASONS GREETINGS

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BWS FESTIVE LUNCH

Yesterday we held the BWS Festive Lunch at the excellent Italian Restaurant Pasta di Piazza in Birmingham , which is immediately opposite the RBSA Gallery. It was a lovely occasion once again, enjoyed by all. Here are some images taken by President Nigel Priddey.

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BWS XMAS LUNCH 2015

As we are halfway through the year right now, we are announcing the venue for the BWS Xmas lunch this year, which is to be held at the Plough & Harrow, Hagley Road Birmingham. The date for your diaries is Sunday  6th December 2015, full details will be announced in September.

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BWS AGM 2015

The Annual BWS AGM  was held on Monday evening 2nd March 2015 with a good attendance from members. Many items were discussed and agreed including subscriptions for the year ahead. You will all be pleased to learn that these will remain at £25. Membership Secretary Lynda Kettle sadly has now retired from her duties, due … Continue reading BWS AGM 2015

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BBC 1 PAINTING CHALLENGE

BBC 1’s new tv series The Big Painting Challenge will search for Britain’s best amateur painter over six challenges filmed in different locations around the country. Airing for the first time on Sunday February 22nd at 6pm The Big Painting Challenge will see renowned actress and amateur artist Una Stubbs joining forces with BBC Radio 5 live presenter and avid art collectorRichard Bacon to … Continue reading BBC 1 PAINTING CHALLENGE

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