M12 – St Cuthbert Demonstrators Marquee

By |May 28th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

 
This marquee gives you the opportunity to meet the Festival Marquee demonstrators throughout the day

Thu / Fri  – Ann Blockley
Evocative,atmospheric interpretations of the textures,tangles and magic of nature using watercolour
with an innovative and distinctive voice.

Sat / Sun – Carne Griffiths
Working primarily with calligraphy inks, graphite and liquids, such as tea, brandy and vodka Griffiths’ fascination with drawing focuses […]

The Artist Collection 2016

By |September 28th, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Looking forward to the opening of our next exhibition in the Barn Gallery on Saturday. The Artist Collection is a regular part of our programme when we welcome work selected from the professional category of last year’s Open Competition, organised in conjunction with The Artist and Leisure Painter magazines. If you are free on […]

Thank You

By |August 31st, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

“Thanks to those who managed to visit us at the Nottingham Bear Fair on Monday. It was great to see you.
We had a super time and we hope you did.
We will be back as usual on Easter Monday next year along with our other friends at the Nottingham Bear Fair”.

Nottingham Bear Fair – Bank Holiday Monday

By |August 27th, 2016|Whats On Guide|0 Comments

 

NOTTINGHAM BEAR FAIR.

Bank Holiday Monday 29 August. 10am to 4pm.

The tradition continues at Patchings on this Bank Holiday Monday as 100’s of teddy bears arrive. Their main purpose is to make sure all visitors have a fun time at this popular event. It all takes place in the Pavilion with the doors opening at 10.am […]

Painting together at Patchings Festival

By |July 29th, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Painting together

At this year’s festival we gave visitors the opportunity of helping with a collaborative work based on a well known painting. Each person painted their own small square using the Caran d’ Ache water-soluble coloured wax pastels. Part of the task was also to recognise the famous painting.

Congratulations to Sheila Boult (picture) who called this week to […]

Special Visitor to Patchings

By |July 22nd, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Occasionally we are privileged to welcome special visitors to Patchings.
This one seems to have made a home with us – which of course we don’t mind.

Patchings Members’ Club Day

By |July 21st, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Part of today’s club day included a lively discussion on two of the current exhibitions at Patchings. The Artist category and Leisure Painter exhibitions are the selected works from this year’s Open Painting Competition organised with the magazines. To begin the debate club members were asked in advance to select their winning 10 paintings from […]

National Garden Scheme at Patchings 17 July

By |July 16th, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

A reminder our walk around the grounds at Patchings is part of the National Garden Scheme on Sunday 17 July from 10.30am to 4.pm. This includes the ‘Monet Bridge’ and lake side walk. The weather looks fair and the tranquility of the setting is ideal for a peaceful and enjoyable stroll through some beautiful […]

This term’s Outdoor Painting Sessions.

By |July 9th, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

 

 

During the summer term, the watercolour students take to the outdoors. Three well attended sessions so far which included a visit to Whatton Hall and gardens in Leicestershire  and Hodsock Priory, north Notts. Both made us very welcome and those present responding with some super work.

Next week we visit our friends at Felley Priory, always […]

Open Garden Scheme @ Patchings

By |June 17th, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

National Garden Scheme at Patchings – Sunday 17 July 10am to 4pm

For the second year our Artists’ Walk is part of the National Garden Scheme. An ideal time of the year to enjoy the variety wild flowers, insects  and wildlife. The walk is extended to include the ‘Monet’ bridge area of the grounds. Please note […]