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What’s On

Forthcoming SWAS events are listed below. Tuesday night meetings are held at the Heath Citizens Community Centre, Off King George V Drive, Cardiff, from 7-9 pm. Our meetings and workshops are generally open to members only and full information about joining SWAS can be found on the Membership page. You are welcome to come along to a meeting and join there - please see one of our Committee members at the desk at the entrance to the hall. However, our fortnightly Monday evening painting workshop is open to non-members. For the critiques, all members are invited to bring along one piece only of work for critique (members will be notified in advance if they may bring more than one piece to a critique.

For the location of workshops, check the details in the SWAS Workshops or Outings page. If you cannot find the information you require, you can email us via the Contacts webpage.

Our Programme for 2023-24

These will all be Tuesday evenings from 7pm until 9 pm, unless otherwise stated. Please note that there have been some changes to the programme originally shown here.


12 Sep               Demo - Rupert Aker - Oils with Palette knife

26 Sep               Barry Herniman - gouache                                                                  CHANGED

10 Oct               Demo  - ‘DJ’ David Johnson  

24 Oct               Talk - David Haswell - Talk and slides about creating his abstract art

7 Nov                In-house Critique                                                                              CHANGED

                                 Cardiff Frame will be visiting us on this evening with a selection of bargain frames

10 Nov               Last day for submitting entries for the Annual Exhibition & Competition

17 Nov              Selection & Judging Day for Annual Exhibition & Competition - Heath Hall

21 Nov              Talk - Morgan Haigh - Art History : The birth of modern art

4 Dec                Annual Exhibition Setting Up & Opening - Penarth Pier Pavilion

5 Dec                SWAS Christmas party

7 Dec                Annual Exhibition Opening & Presentation Night - Penarth Pier Pavilion


9 Jan                 TBC Members activity

19 Jan               Annual Exhibition Closing

23 Jan                Demo - Gigi Jones - oil and wax resist                                                 CHANGED

6 Feb                 Demo - Adele Pask - Watercolour and Gouache

20 Feb               Derrick Turner competition - week 1

5 Mar                 Derrick Turner competition - week 2      

19 Mar               AGM

1 - 28 Apr          Annual Exhibition 2024 - Turner House Gallery, Penarth

29-30 Apr           2-day Watercolour Workshop (see below)