Where: Various locations.

When: The 3rd Thursday of the month.

Time: As arranged.

Leader: Carol.


We have in common an interest in art and enjoy experiencing it in many forms. We visit galleries and occasionally studios across the North East, some using public transport and others cars. Hopefully our visits are fun, often including coffee and/or lunch.

Art Visit to Beningbrough Hall, Yorkshire.

Beningbrough Hall is a National Trust property near York. It is a delightful house with wonderful gardens. Seventeen of our members visited the art exhibition, “Inspired by Italy,” which displays the work of Kate Somerville, a Yorkshire based black and white photographer and Giovanni Batista, an 18th Century [...]

2024-04-07T20:46:27+01:00October 21st, 2023|Art Appreciation|

A Visit to Tennant’s Auction House

A Visit to Tennant's Auction House On Thursday last 34 members travelled by coach to Leyburn to spend the day at Tennant’s- the largest auction house outside London. From the moment we arrived to be greeted by friendly faces, coffee and still-warm, newly- baked shortbread, until we [...]

2024-04-14T21:17:09+01:00March 19th, 2023|Art Appreciation|

From Edinburgh to London and Beyond

Art Group - From Edinburgh to London and Beyond Seventeen members of the Art Group had a very enjoyable trip to Ushaw House to see ‘From Edinburgh to London and Beyond’ - an extensive exhibition, beautifully displayed, of railway posters through the 20th Century. It was delightful [...]

2024-05-09T21:36:25+01:00June 18th, 2022|Art Appreciation|

Visit to South Shields Museum and Art Gallery

Visit to South Shields Museum and Art Gallery On March 17th our group visited South Shields Museum and Art Gallery to view the John Peace exhibition ‘Tyne and Tide’. John Peace lived and worked in Tyneside and painted landscapes depicting the region’s coasts and rivers, as well [...]

2024-05-15T12:08:45+01:00March 28th, 2022|Art Appreciation|
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