Adventurers Art Club

Founded in 1953 by Frank James

The Old School, Church St, Cuckfield, Haywards Heath, West Sussex RH17 5JZ


Why not join the club?


If you are not a member of the club and would like to join visit the contact page and fill in the form. We will then send you a membership form with details of the subscription fee.


Throughout the term the club meets every Thursday at the Old School Hall in Cuckfield between 7:30pm and 9:30pm.


Fancy a taster? We allow visitors to attend for £2 a meeting. You can visit up to two times before becoming a member.


While you are here why not browse around the site to get a taste of what the club is all about? Our member Bill Hill has an excellent collection of photographs taken at our demonstrations.  Missed a demonstration or want a reminder of a past demonstration?


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Summer Programme 2019


25th April 2019 Appraisal Evening

A chance to bring along your own painting to discuss with the members.


2nd May 2019 Max Brandrett – ‘Max the Forger’

Max is going straight these days. He will tell us his colourful story and show us some of the tricks he used to emulate the work of world famous artists.


9th May 2019 Working Session

Using skills learned last week create your own copy of a famous painting.


16th May 2019 Lucie Cookson

Sussex artist Lucie visits us again and this time will show us how to create a colourful impressionistic acrylic painting.


23rd May 2019 Working Session

Make a sumptuous impressionistic style landscape of your own inspired by last week’s demo by Lucie Cookson.


30th May 2019 Chris Forsey RI, SGFA

Chris will use mixed media to create a masterly harbour scene for us. To see more of Chris's work visit:


6th June 2019 Working Session

Try your hand at a harbour side picture using materials of your choice.


13th June 2019 Sonia Bacchus

Joining us again, this time Sonia will demonstrate the skills used by the Old Masters in portraying the nude figure.


20th June 2019

Paint a Postcard for sale at Lindfield.


27th June 2019

End of term social with drinks & nibbles. Bring along your own painting in the style of either Eric Ravilious or Beryl Cook.




2019 Summer Exhibition Dates

26th July Private View

27th July – 4th August Open to the Public


Autumn Term begins 19th September.