No qualifications are needed to join and our members range from complete beginners to experienced
artists, and a number of semi-professional and professional artists. We also welcome people who do not
themselves paint but have an interest in art.
The annual subscription to the Club is £15 by bankers order, or £16 by cheque, renewable on 1st January.
The Club does not have a joining fee and does not operate a waiting list.
The Annual Exhibition, Hospital Exhibition, and Christmas lunch are open to members only, but all other
activities are open to non-members.
Existing members who are currently paying by cheque and wish to change to standing order can request
our bank details using the Contact form.
If you interested in joining or require further information, please use the Contact page.
The art club is participating in a reciprocal membership scheme with a number of other art clubs in
Hampshire, Wiltshire, and Dorset. This scheme allows members of each club to participate in some
activities of other clubs, e.g. courses, talks, demonstrations, and plein air painting, subject to availability.
The other participating clubs currently comprise Fordingbridge Art Club, Southampton Art Society, New
Forest Art Society, Totton Art Society, Ringwood Art Society, Waterside Art Group, Blandford Art Society,
Ferndown Art Society, and Artlook (in Farley, near Salisbury). The programmes of each other club can be