Bowes and Bounds Connected

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Bowes Park Drawing Group

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Bowes Park Drawing Group

BPDG organises afternoon and day trips for local people who would like to do some drawing, whatever their level of ability. We end with a cup of tea when we share, in a supportive and non-judgmental way, what we have done. Non-drawers are welcome to join us. The trips are on a Sunday in the middle of the month, mostly afternoon visits to museums in London or, in good weather, to parks and other open spaces. We also have day trips to places like Brighton, Cambridge or Canterbury, using ‘Group-Save' rail tickets. 

   For more information or to be put on our email list, please contact bowesparkdrawing@yahoo.com, or 07947 321182.

Members: 2
Latest Activity: May 18, 2016

Next outing - Victoria & Albert Museum, Sunday 12 March

By popular demand our next outing is a return visit to the wonderful V&A museum - lots to explore and draw in their permanent exhibitions, plus special exhibitions and free tours.

All welcome whether expert or novice.  Non-drawers are also welcome to come along.

Current exhibitions are -

Lockwood Kipling, arts and crafts in the punjab and London   (free)

Undressed: a brief history of underwear   (tickets range from £5.50 to £12)

Meet at 1pm at Bounds Green tube station.

For more details about the group please email bowesparkdrawing@yahoo.com

 

LOOKING BACK

Our first outing of 2017 was in February to the Victoria and Albert museum, where drawings were drawn and tea was drunk.

The last outing of 2016 was in November, to Tate Britain, which is full of inspiration, and also had an exhibition of the work of Paul Nash.

 

On 9 October we went to the National Maritime Museum Greenwich, full of items on the theme of History of Britain at Sea and a potrait collection second only to the National Portrait Gallery. (Also a nice cafe.)

Our August outing was to Kenwood House,  on Hampstead Heath, "a masterpiece created by the famous 18th-century Scottish architect Robert Adam”, set in beautiful grounds. The weather was good, drawing was done, and the cafe enjoyed. 

On Sunday 17th July we had a lovely day out in  Ely, Cambridgeshire - a picturesque town with lots see and draw, including this imposing cathedral, Thomas Cromwell's birthplace and a really good bookshop.

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