'New Members Are Invited To Apply For Membership for 2022/23'

 Although the restrictions have been relaxed, due to the continuing Covid risk, until further notice, the following rules will apply:

  • Please wear a face mask if requested.
  • Wipes will be provided for you to sanitise your tables & hands.
  • No-one, except tea makers, will be allowed in the kitchen - all painting water is to be fetched from the toilet basins.
  • Doors and /or windows will left open for fresh air.
  • Please bring your own cup for hot drinks (disposables provided for demos and workshops).
  • Individual sugar packets will be used.
  • Biscuits will also be individually wrapped.
  • During the 'break time' walk around, social distancing should be maintained.
  • Anyone leaving the room to use the toilet, etc will be required to sanitise their hands upon return to the room.


We Are Very Pleased to Welcome

Helen Neave


'Fur and Feather' Demonstration

Monday 27th June 2022

7pm to 9pm

Admission £5.00 per person (refreshments included) 

PLEASE ARRIVE AT 6.50pm to be seated for 7pm start 


(rear of) Wigston United Reform Church,

Long Street, Wigston Magna LE18 2AJ


Kerry on 07900463161 or Pam on 07787383743

for further details

Parking is available to the rear of the Dentist next door,

please drive to the bottom to park and walk around to the hall

(see diagram & map) click Here

Contact: Kerry on 07900463161 for further details


Weekly Studio Painting Sessions :-

  • As far as we know we are the only Art Society locally to offer weekly sessions where members can produce their own individual works of choice in a friendly atmosphere with like minded individuals enjoying each others' company whilst they paint.
  • Coffee and biscuits are on offer at 8pm when members usually have a walk around and chat about their week or current painting, swapping ideas, experiences and advice if needed.
  • Our resident professional Local Artist Helen Neave is on hand once a month at one of these meetings. Helen offers friendly encouragement, help and advice if required.

Meetings :- Every Monday except Bank Holidays

and 3 weeks over Xmas and New Year


(rear of) Wigston United Reform Church,

Long Street, Wigston Magna LE18 2AJ

Please click: - Map or Venue Diagram


We are currently calling for new members to join our group and welcome painters in all media and abilities

We believe that we are the only Society locally that meet weekly for studio painting sessions

Please note that we are not a painting class - We:

  • meet every Monday evening 7 to 9pm.
  • bring our own materials/subject to paint in any media.
  • have regular visits by our resident professional artist Helen Neave who is an Art Teacher. Helen wanders around chatting to us all and offering help and advice if requested.
  • enjoy a friendly evenings painting and or just chatting about our painting or recent events over coffee and biscuits.

We welcome you to come along to one of our Monday evenings for a chat and wander around to see what we do, or come along to one of our Demonstration evenings

please do call Kerry or Pam and arrange to pop in and see us on a Monday evening

on 07900-463161 or 07787-383743

We look forward to seeing you...


The Bushloe Art Society meets on Monday nights at The Boys Brigade Hall to the rear of Wigston United Reform Church, located on Long Street, Wigston Magna, LE18 2AJ

Parking is available to the rear on the Dentist next door, please drive to the bottom to park and walk around to the hall see map & diagram on latest news page

or click here

Meeting times are from 7 to 9pm, with break for refreshments at 8pm

Please see updated Diary Dates page for list of meeting dates, Demonstrations and Exhibition dates for 2019

The Bushloe Art Society was founded in May 1983 by students attending evening classes at Guthlaxton College, Wigston, given by the late Mrs Judy Ashcroft NDD:DLCA and President of the Society.

Above and Left Tim Fisher Demonstrating ink & pastel on his own Fisher 400 paper)

At present the Society has around 25 members who produce paintings in all media, the Society is also a member of the SAA (Society for All Artists)

The Society's activities include :-

  • Weekly studio painting sessions at the Boys Brigade Hall to the rear of Wigston United Reformed Church ,Long Street, Wigston Magna, Leicester LE18 2AJ Monday Evenings 7pm - 9pm .
  • Our Resident Professional Helen Neave visits every 4 to 6 weeks to offer help and advise and give two demonstrations/workshops a year
  • 6-8 Demonstrations per year which may include some workshops
  • Annual Summer Exhibition

New Members

are always Welcome, so please don't hesitate to get in touch'

Tel: Kerry 07900-463161

or Pam 07787-383743


(Click Here for Application Form)          

 (Above pencil drawing by Andrew Halaczkiewicz)