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The Crowborough Scouts Hall photographed from Whitehill Road. The Guides Hall is immediately behind this building via School Lane (see photo opposite).

We are currently running our 2019 Summer Painting Sessions in The Guides Hall, Crowborough TN6 1PA.


The hall is situated immediately behind the Scouts Hall in Whitehill Road. Parking is available in the Scouts Hall car park. Cars will need to display a permit which is available from Ray or Alan. The entrance to the Guides Hall can be found in School Lane which joins Whitehill Road at the right hand side of the building.


These are informal sessions, held from 9.45 to 12.15 every Friday from 24 May until 20 September (except for 26 July & 2 August). The cost is £3.00 per session. If you would like to know more about joining our group, please feel free to pop in for a chat.

School Lane - leading to the Guides Hall entrance.

Studio session with professional artist Mark Fisher


During the Autumn through to Spring, we organize a programme of Studio Sessions in the Rotherfield Village Hall, North Street. For these sessions, we invite a selection of professional artists to run tutorials, demonstrations and workshops. Sessions start from 9.30 and finish at 1.00. Here is our planned programme for Autumn 2019 & Spring 2020 . . .


AUTUMN 2019

September 27 Katherine Jennings – Portraits

October 4 Free painting to develop the above

October 11 Roger Gorringe – Still Life - Watercolour

October 18 Tony Parsons – Seascape – Oils (demo only)

October 25 Free painting

November 1 Stephen Hawkins – Acrylic & Pastel

November 8 Stephen Hawkins - continuation

November 15 David Aspinall – Tonal values - Watercolour

November 22 David Aspinall – Woodland scene

November 29 David Aspinall – Coaching

December 6 Bill De Wilde – Life drawing

December 13 AGM


SPRING 2020

January 10 Michelle Illing - Mixed Media/Collage

January 17 Free painting to develop the above

January 24 Michelle Illing - Continuation

January 31 Sonia Bacchus - Still Life - Pastels

February 7 Jackie Hurwood - Watercolour

February 14 Jackie Hurwood - Continuation

February 21 Julie King - Watercolour - Garden scene

February 28 Free painting to develop the above

March 6 Julie King - Watercolour - Blossom scene

March 13 Mark Fisher - Acrylic - Downsview

March 20 Mark Fisher - Continuation

March 27 Alan Colledge - Pen & Wash

April 3 Alan Colledge - Continuation

April 10 GOOD FRIDAY - NO MEETING

April 17 Jackie Hurwood - Critique

April 24 Bill De Wilde - Life Drawing

May 1 Free Painting & Exhibition prep