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Coronavirus Update

Inline with Government advice, Ashton Art Group has suspended its weekly meetings

with immediate effect.

We shall only resume when it is deemed safe to do so.

Take care

Ashton Art Group

(16/3/2020)

Nolan Abbott

We are very sad to hear the news of the passing of Nolan Abbott who was a very talented and local artist who was a much loved friend to Ashton Art Group.  Further information on Nolan's career can be found here.

https://www.wigantoday.net/news/people/very-talented-wigan-artist-who-ran-classes-remembered-after-his-death-3100774

James (Jim) Hampson

We are also very sad to hear the news of the passing of Jim Hampson who was a talented, lovely and much valued member and friend of our art group and he will be greatly missed.

GROUP UPDATE

We would like to give you a  brief update as to what the club is doing during Covid-19. Even though we are unable to run our usual group sessions we are still busy producing artwork and having fun  in a virtual capacity via our Facebook Group  

 

We hold regular challenges which is a great opportunity for us to share and comment upon our artwork in a fun and lively manner, examples of this can be viewed here.  It also an opportunity for art group members to upload and share projects that they are currently working on. 

 

If you are interested in becoming a member when group begins  please contact us and in the meantime please feel free to take part in our Facebook fun

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ABOUT US

Ashton Art Group is a small friendly group of artists based in Ashton-In-Makerfield.  It is a lively amateur art society and open to all artists and would-be artists from both Ashton and the surrounding areas.  We meet each Tuesday from 8.00-10.00pm in the YMCA Building on Hilton Street.  There are always somebody in this friendly and social group who is willing to give support and advice when you need it.

New members aged 16 and over, experienced artists and complete beginners are equally welcome.  There are no entry qualifications other than an interest in art. 

We run a wide variety of activities ranging from still life, portraiture, and life drawing throughout the year which gives members old and new a chance to try out new skills.

 

If you are interested in developing your artistic skills in the company of a lively and friendly group of fellow artists then why not drop in on a Tuesday evening and see what we get up to.  Alternatively, if you would like to know any further information just send us a message in the box below or message us via our Facebook page.

Guests can attend the first few sessions free of charge, but you will be expected to join after that.  Annual membership is £30 and is paid at the end of March plus weekly subscriptions of £4 each which includes tea/coffee and biscuits.

The Copyright of all these images on this site belong to the individual artist

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