The indoor SUMMER PROGRAMME topics  from last year 2020!


Tuesday18thAugust - The topic for the indoor Summer Programme #19 is All About Mountains”

(from l to r) Brian Ingram 'Alpine Glacier with Cafe Below', Soraya Jones 1,2 & 3, John Hess “Fishing the Snake, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming”, Natasha Claridge 'Mount Kailash draws her veil The sacred mountain of Tibet', Steen Villemoes 'A Struggle' & 'An Imagined Mountain, perhaps in Africa', Tessa Spanton ‘Summer in the Mountains’, Helen Campbell Hart 'The Matterhorn', Pat Booth 'Late season at Sölden'


Tuesday 11thAugust – The topic for the #18 indoor Summer Programme is  “Packing and wrapping” 

(from l to r) Annette Hall 'Unwrapped', Brian Ingram 1 & 2 (sculptures), Colin Forbes 'Discarded Packaging in the wake of Great  Britain 11', John Hess “Hand Delivered by Amazon”, Molly Verity "Net of Fruit', Natasha Claridge 'Fevertree', Nick Ward 'Be Careful what you Unwrap', Pauline Allbeury  ‘Unwrapping’

Tuesday 4th August - The topic for the #17 indoor Summer Programme is "My Favourite..."

(from l to r) Brian Ingram 'My Favourite Garden Bird', David Monk "My Favourite Teddy", Hilary Martin 'My Favourite Old Dog, Lucky Jim", Imogen Hartridge 'Favourite Dog Walk', John Hess “My Favourite Old Luccheses”, Molly Verity 'Favourite Unicorn' & 'Matisse Garden', Natasha Claridge 'My Favourite Walking Shoes', Pat Booth "North Downs View over the Poppies", Pauline Allbeury 'Favourite Food', Soraya Jones 1,2 & 3, Tricia Grant Clark 'Port Isaac', Norma Hitchcocks favourite things, Annette Hall's favourite flowers, Colin Twinn "Pelargoniums'

Tuesday 28th July The topic for the #16 indoor Summer Programme is – "The Sea, the Sea"

(from l to r) Anne Bryan 'Low tide at Bosham', Brian Ingram 'Seascape', David Monk "The Purbeck Coast, Dorset", David Monk "Tidepools, Kimmeridge, Dorset", Elizabeth Lockhart Mure "Breaking Wave", "The Sea" & "The Wave", Helen Campbell Hart "The sea off the Isle of Man", Hilary Martin "Fishing Boat at Port Isaac", Jon Hess "The 70ft wave at Navarre, Portugal", Nick Ward 'Lulworth Cove' & "Evening, Busselton, WA", Norma Hitchcock "The Sea, the sea", Pat Booth "The Sea", Paul Thornton ‘Sea at Les Oursinieres’, Peter Crossley "Stackpole in Pembrokeshire", Tricia Grant Clark I & 2, Colin Forbes ' Teatime 24hr Scottish Peaks Race & 'The Sea The Sea, favourable wind back from Kinsale'

Tuesday 21st July The topic for the #15 indoor Summer Programme is – "Bold Colours"

Brian Ingram "Seascape", Colin Forbes 'Bright Colours', John Hess "Medusa", Molly Verity, Natasha Claridge, Norma Hitchcock "Bold Colours", Pat Booth, Soraya Jones "Boys Night Out", "Summer Colours", & "Who, Where, What", Tom Stimpson "Bold", Tricia Grant Clarke, Veronica Johnstone, Annette Hall 'Bright Sunlight'


TUESDAY 14th  July

The topic for the #14 indoor Summer Programme is – "Afternoon Tea"

(from l to r)Anne Bryan "Strawberry Tea", Annette Hall "Afternoon Tea", Bob Jones "The Tea Salon", Brian Ingram Sketch 1, 2, & 3, Hilary Martin "Tea and biscuits for Hils", Imogen Hartridge  ‘Coffee with Ginger Cake’, John Hess "Afternoon Tea with Dog", Marion Wilcocks "Afternoon Tea", Natasha Claridge "Picnic", Patricia Booth, "Afternoon Tea Time for the National Trust Ranger", Pauline Allbeury "Afternoon tea", Soraya Jones "Patchwork Tea Time", “Afternoon tea essentials”, & “Could murder a cup of tea”, Tricia Grant Clark, "Tea in the garden, but nobody about!"

TUESDAY 7th  July

The topic for the #13 indoor Summer Programme is – What’s in there? Through there?

(from l to r) Brian Ingram "Blind Drawing", Imogen Hartridge "What's in that Bunker", John Hess "What's Through This?", Joy Fraser "What's in it?" and "What's in the Box?", Marj Wright, ‘What’s through there?’, Patricia Booth "What’s through there?", Sue Miles - "What's?", Sue Miles "What's in there, anything?", Veronica Johnstone "What's in there"


TUESDAY 30th  June

The topic for the #12 indoor Summer Programme is - "On the Move"

(from l to r)Anne Bryan, Anthony Sparling "On the Move", Brian Ingram "Windsurfing", Colin Twinn "Snails on the move heading for my strawberries", David Monk "Seagulls" and "Travel on the Tube", Genevieve Brown "Ride London", Hilary Martin "Point to Point", John Hess "Wildebeests" (colour & b&w), Joy Fraser "The Birds are on the Move", Natasha Claridge "Lion family SA", Norma Hitchcock "On the Move", Pat Booth "Break Away Group", Ruth Harwood"Wakehurst Trees", Soraya Jones "On the Move" and "Turkey Run", Sue Miles " Braces and Belt?", Tricia Grant Clarke "On the Move"



The topic for the #11 indoor Summer Programme is "Inside Out" - a view through a window that includes some of the interior- 

(from lot r) Helen Campbell Hart "Inside the Greenhouse", Soraya Jones (x2), Hilary Martin "Geranium", Pat Booth "Napoleon outside coming in", Paul Thornton "Outside in", Natasha Claridge "Midsummer View,  Bexhill", Natasha Claridge "Inside Out", Brian Ingram "Sanchez looking out", Colin Twinn "Inside Out", John Hess "Inside Out", Molly Verity "Inside Out", Natasha Claridge "Inside Out", Norma Hitchcock "Inside out", Pauline Allbeury "An exotic visitor"


The topic  for the indoor Summer Programme this week may required everyone to do a little bit of research, and dig into contemporary and art historical knowledge! "Reinterpret an artwork title" 

(l to r) Alan Brown after John Piper’s Babbington Church, Norfolk,Anne Bryan "Anthony Gormley's Iron Baby", Annette Hall "The Scream" after Edvard Munch, Brian Ingram "Derby Day" after William Frith, Denise Doran The Bathers (from Mauritius), Hilary Martin "Whistlejacket" after Stubbs, John Hess “Policce  Verso" 1872 after Jean-Lyon Jérôme”, Joy Fraser "Bathers", Marion Wilcocks The NightrWatch with apologies to Rembrandt, Molly Verity "Dejeuner sur l'herbe", Natasha Claridge "The Bathers", Nick Ward "Van Gogh's Chair or where's Vinnies's Mobile", Pat Booth "NOT the church at Auvers", Pauline Allbeury "Flaming June", Soraya Jones "Deep Devotion", Soraya Jones "Travelling Companions", Sue Miles - Sincere apologies to Rembrandt, Tricia Grant Clarke "The Bathers", Colin Twinn "The (over seventies) Unmade Bed", Norma Hitchcock "Moaner Lisa", Helen Campbell Hart "The Dance" (after Matisse)

The 'indoor' Summer Programme #9 topic "Reflection(s)" was very popular this week!

(From l to R) Alan Brown "The Lake at Wakehurst", Alison Graham "Reflected", Anne Bryan "Self Reflected (with mask)", Annette Hall "Reflections", Bob Jones "The Red Umbrella", 

Brian Ingram "Chalk Lane, Epsom" & "Rosebery Park Pond", Colin Twinn "The Japanese Garden in Gatton Park", David Monk "Anna (3) at Polesden Lacy" & "Anna (3) dressed up at Polesden Lacy", 

Hilary Martin “Reflections of a bygone Boat”, Jane Anderson Wood "River Reflection, May", John Hess “Lyla at the Beach”, Julia Hawkins "Self Reflected", Marion Wilcocks "Reflection", Molly Verity "Harry Verity’s Budgies", Natasha Claridge "Reflections  on a Jug", Nick Ward "Poplars on the Rhine", Pat Booth “Reflections”, Paul Thornton "Reflecting", Pauline Allbeury "Kitchen reflection",

Soraya Jones "Reflections 1" & "Reflections 2", Tricia Grant Clark "Reflections at Painshill",

Yvonne How Reflection 1 & 2, Joy Fraser "Reflections"

Here are the paintings for Tuesday 2nd June "The Garden"They are (from L to R) Veronica Johnstone "My Garden", Tessa Spanton "Irises from my Garden", Sue Rowles "In My Garden", Soraya Jones "Roses", "Pansies" & "Foxgloves", Pauline Allbeury "Kitchen Garden" & "Zucchini Flower", Paul Thornton "In My Garden", Pat Wilson "Irises", Natasha Claridge "Up the Garden", Molly Verity "White Irises" & "The Garden", John Hess “In the Garden of Good and Evil” triptych, Imogen Hartridge "Frog in the Wildlife Pond", Hilary Martin "My Vegetable Patch and Greenhouse", Diana Croft "Garden Sanctuary", Brian Ingram "My Garden", Bill Hill "My Pooliverse", Annette Hall "Garden", Alison Graham "Garden Patio", Alison Graham "Flowers Inside", Alan Brown "Garden", Colin Twinn "In the Garden", Pat Booth "My Garden"

Here are the paintings for Tuesday 26th May  "Stuff from the Kitchen"

They are (from l to r) Annette Hall x 2 "Teatime" and "Teapot", Brian Ingram "Kitchen Garden", Colin Twinn "Kitchen Still Life", Helen Campbell-Hart "Pots and Pans", Hilary Martin "Mediterranean Diet", Imogen Hartridge "Lunchtime", John Hess x 3 "Kitchen", "Stuff", "Fresh Connect, Thursday Delivery", Joy Fraser "Kitchen", Molly Verity "Stuffing the Kitchen", Natasha Claridge "Kitchen Shelf", Pat Booth "Stuff from the Kitchen (after John Bratby)",Paul Thornton "Beans from the Kitchen", Pauline Albeury "Sharp Lemon", Soraya Jones x 2 "From the Kitchen", & "More from the Kitchen", Veronica Johnstone "Stuff from the Kitchen during Lockdown",


Here are the paintings for May 19th  "Virtual Surrey" - and one from further afield! (from lot r) Alan Brown "Coldharbour" (from Google earth), Brian Ingram "Leith Hill Tower, Late Afternoon ", David Monk "View of Shere", Pat Booth "Down the Track, Robbin Gate", Pat Wilson "Roaring House Farm, Norbury”, John Hess “Morning Mist near Shere”, Hilary Martin "Robingate Trees", Helen Campbell-Hart "Map of Coldharbour", Soraya Jones "Shere" and "Village in Winter", Nick Ward "Colharbour", Imogen Hartridge "Coldharbour", Colin Twinn "Shere", David Barnard "Highwayman's Haunt", Paul Thornton "Coldharbour", and one from Anthony Sparling "Ramsgate Marina June 19 @dawn", Nick Ward "Country Cottage, Oakley". Thanks to all of you who sent work in, keep them coming in!


Tuesday 12th May

This week's topic is "In the Distance"

Contributions from (top L to R)

Annette Hall, Bill Hill's "View from the Kitchen",Brian Ingram "The City from Epsom Downs", David Monk "Kimmeridge Beach, Dorset", Hannah Wiggins Thirkhill, Helen Campbell Hart, Hilary Martin "View from the Conservatory", Jean Hollywood, Joanne Olney, John Hess (x2), Julie Earl, Molly Verity "My Sons Garden", Natasha Claridge, Nick Ward, Path Booth, Pauline Allbeury "Venice Canal", Soraya Jones, Tina Calcutt, Tricia Grant Clark, David Barnard "Wish I was Here", Paul Thornton "In the Distance"

Tuesday 5th May

This week's topic is "Up Close and Personal"

Contributions from (top L to R)

Annette Hall's self portrait, a surrealist response from Brian Ingram, Colin Twinn's Lulu, 'Memories of the Northern Line' by David Monk, Hilary Martins four legged friend, John Hess's three mornings in lockdown using iPad, pen and ink and watercolour, Natasha Claridges 'Cubs', Pat Booth's 'Bull', Pat Wilson's cat, a fun double topic painting by Paul Thornton 'On the Shelf AND up close and personal', 'Stag Beetle' by Pauline Allbeury, and two florals by Soraya Jones, "Up Close' by Norma Hitchcock, Joy Fraser "Up Close", Maureen Ford, Alan Brown, Verity Nicholls, Tina Calcutt, Denise Doran, Hannah Wiggins Thirkhill "Peering into the Pond looking for frogs"


This weeks topic is "On the Shelf"

Contributions from (top L to R) Anne Bryan, Annette Hall, Bill Hill, Brian Ingram, Colin Twinn, Hannah Wiggins-Thirkill, Helen Campbell Hart, Hilary Martin, Imogen Hartridge, John Hess, Joy Fraser, Marion Wilcocks, Norma Hitchcock, Pat Booth (1&2), Pat Wilson, Pauline Allbeury, Soraya Jones.


This weeks topic is "In Bud, Spring is Blooming"

Contributions from (top L to R)

Alan Brown, Annette Hall, Anthony Sparling, Brian Ingram, Denise Doran, Helen Canpbell Hart, Hilary Martin, John Hess (x3), Judith Aspinall, Pat Booth (x 2), Pauline Allbeury, Peter Crossley, Soraya Jones, Verity Nicholls. Joy Fraser, Paul Thornton.


The first subject is “Eggs” 

Contributions from (Top L to R)

Anne Bryan, Brian Ingram (x 2), Colin Twinn, Helen Campbell Hart (sculpture x 2), Hilary Martin, Imogen Hartridge, Joy Fraser, Natasha Claridge, Pat Booth, Paul Thornton, Pauline Allbeury, Soraya Jones, Tina Calcutta, Verity Nicholls

The usual 2020 Summer Programme is cancelled.