visual arts chairman

paul kelly - 01708 510131


visual arts

"beauty is in the eye of the beholder"

currentmember groups


A friendly group, (beginners to professionals) who are interested in all aspects of cake decoration and hand made sugar flowers and models. We watch a demonstration by an expert at each meeting. Visitors are very welcome to come along. 
Hedley Room, St. Michael’s Church, Main Road, Gidea Park. 
Second Monday of the month, 7:30pm


We are a large society of about sixty members. We have no tutor but run a structured programme which includes demonstrations and workshops. New members with some experience are very welcome and can come along for a few trial weeks to find out more. 
Cranham Community Centre 
Wednesdays, 10:00am till noon
Mrs D P Tomkins - 01708 229715 



Friendly group-consisting of Potters and Sculptors - beginners and experienced people very welcome! Tools and clay provided. Learn to throw pots on the wheel and hand build, in a social and friendly atmosphere.
Fairkytes Arts Centre, Billet Lane, Hornchurch 
Thursdays, 7-30 /8 pm until 10 pm 
Emma Christmas -
or 01708 456308 (Fairkytes Arts Centre)


A friendly group of varying ability, who welcome new members. There is either a guest speaker or practical session every 2 months. Some members are also involved in the morning workshops at Fairkytes. This is a self-directed group, with some structural sessions.
Fairkytes Arts Centre, Billet Lane Hornchurch 
Weekday mornings (term time only) 
Arleen Houlding - 01708 475943


Friendly group interested in all aspects of patchwork, quilting and appliqué. Members work on group projects, own projects and organise outings and day workshops. Meetings can be member led, working on projects and occasional guest speakers. All levels catered for and new members always welcome. 
The Billet, Fairkytes Arts Centre, Billet Lane, Hornchurch 
Second and fourth Mondays of the month, 7:30 - 10:00pm. 
Christine Constable - 01708 509086



A small, friendly club (not an FRPS between us). Our aim is to enjoy photography, whether on film or digital, in relaxed surroundings. With good darkroom facilities and plenty of members to assist beginners, meetings are varied and always interesting. Top judges and lecturers regularly visit us. We are very active socialy.
North Romford Community Association, Clockhouse Lane, Collier Row. 
Wednesday 8 pm 
Graham Caile - 020 8500 0301

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