Welcome to the official website of Tonbridge Art Group!

New members are always made very welcome.

Have a look at  the  ‘Meeting Pictures’  for images from our evening meetings and the “Programme” page for the latest information about activities.

The Tonbridge Art Group is a Charity  founded in the late 1960s by a small group of art students at the Tonbridge Adult Education Centre with the encouragement of their tutor.

Most of the circa 60 members are active artists using an array of different mediums and with a wide range of styles and abilities. Beginners are very welcome and encouraged to visit and join.

The stated objective of the group is to advance the education of the public in art particularly painting and drawing and allied crafts.

Details of our programme can be found on the programme page and you can also find us on facebook where we also post details of the evenings , if you “Like” the page you will receive updates as they are posted. For more information on our evening meetings contact Programme@tonbridgeartgroup.com

Visitors are welcome to come to our talks and demonstrations for £5.00 per visit with the first visit being free of charge (just let one of the members know you are a new visitor). There are a number of events that are for members only and these are clearly noted on the programme.

Membership is open to anyone over the age of 14 years with an interest in art.

The annual fee is £40 which covers until our AGM in May 2023 with a reduction for junior members (under 18 years old).  Renewal of the membership fee is due at the Annual General Meeting in May each year . We offer a reduced fee for people joining later in the period please contact Barbara Myatt for any details on membership at Membership@tonbridgeartgroup.com 

Exhibition and sales of members’ work are held annually in the  Autumn in the Council Chamber, Tonbridge Castle.   For more information on our exhibitions please visit the exhibition page or contact Exhibitions@tonbridgeartgroup.com

The Art Group also gets involved in community projects such as the Arts Festival,  Heritage Days and supports other local community initiatives at the day care centre at Tonbridge. Baptist Church and  run a Monday afternoon art club open to all at the scout hut in the Ridgeway. See the separate page for details.

You can also find us on facebook

For general questions, please contact secretary@tonbridgeartgroup.com and for publicity related questions, please contact publicity@tonbridgeartgroup.com

Our website has been designed and built by Oliver Cox and we are grateful for his advice and support.

Committee Members

President:  Maria Heslop

Chairman & Publicity: Linda Horne

Treasurer: Penny McCulloch

Hon. General Secretary: Laura Englefield

Membership Secretary: Barbara Myatt

Programme Secretary:  Linda Horne

Exhibition Secretary: Ann Lovejoy

Registered Charity Number: 292504