Bristol

Art Appreciation, Stoke Bishop

Meetings are suspended until further notice.

What it is: In normal circumstances, members of the group (or sometimes of another U3A group) give talks on art of interest to them, always well illustrated on our screen. Each individual volunteer speaker has his or her own style of presentation and you will find a wide variety of subjects.

When it is: Friday mornings, fortnightly to alternate with Art History (many people belong to both groups). On what would have been our regular meeting dates, September 25th and fortnightly thereafter, an extract from a past Art Appreciation talk will be emailed to group members.

Where it is: In normal circumstances meetings are at St Mary's Church Rooms, Mariners Drive, Stoke Bishop. New members are welcome, we meet in a large hall and there is room for all who wish to attend. Access without steps and a hearing loop are available on request.

Talks that await us when meetings are able to resume include:

Hard Times: Social Realism in Victorian art (David Hooper)

Vanessa Bell with her Bloomsbury friends and lovers (David Ploss)

Salvador Dali: Master, Monster or Mountebank? (Martha Perriam, Weston-super-Mare U3A)

A Tour of Scandinavian Artists (Chris Rivett)

Alfred Wallis - St Ives fisherman and painter (Keren Durant)

Our programmes offer opportunities to discover the work of artists you may never have heard of before and to come to like things you might previously have thought uninteresting. The Convenor, Brenda Hugill, may be contacted by using the pigeon "send a message" link.

New members will find it worth joining the Group for the fortnightly emails that will replace meetings until such time as these can resume.

Dates for your Diary
Fri Sep 25th Commencement of the Autumn season for fortnightly mailings of extracts from past talks
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Book Study, Westbury-on-Trym Bowls, indoor - an introduction Bridge Bristol U3A Band
Bronte Sisters Study Group Calligraphy, Bishopston Chaucer - Canterbury Tales Choral Singing, Knowle
Cinema - Iconic Films Cinema - World Cinema, Henleaze Cinema Group, Harbourside Computer Basics
Computer Group, Clifton Computer Group, Redland Computing & Technology, Westbury Fields Creative Writing, Westbury-on-Trym
Cricket Watching Current Affairs, Downend Current Affairs, Filton Current Affairs, Frenchay
Current Affairs, Henleaze Current Affairs, Knowle Current Affairs, Westbury Park Current Issues, Sneyd Park
Cycling Group Discovering Villages/Visiting Villages Discussing Democracy, Henleaze Economics, Westbury-on-Trym
Enjoying Shakespeare, BS9 Ethics, Downend Ethics, Henleaze Exploring Happiness, Fishponds
Exploring Humanism Family History, Henleaze French Conversation Intermediate French Conversation, BS4
French Conversation, Downend French Conversation, South Bristol French Conversation, Southville French Conversation, Westbury-On-Trym
French Discussion, Henleaze French, Advanced From Plot to Plate, Bishopsworth Further French, Westbury-On-Trym
Gardens Group, Bristol Genealogy Geology German Conversation, Harbourside
German Self Study, Near-Beginners Homeopathy, Montpelier Hot Topics, Fishponds Italian Conversation, Fishponds
Italian for Beginners, Fishponds Italian Intermediate, Bedminster Italian, Henleaze Jazz Appreciation 1
Jazz Group 2, North Bristol Latin in Bedminster Latin in Westbury Park Lawn Bowls, Beginners
Literature Group, Wednesday Looking at Art, Redland Looking into Landscapes Lunch Club, North-East Bristol
Lunch Group, Cosmopolitan Lunch Group, South Bristol Mahjong, Westbury-on-Trym Money Matters, Clifton Village
Motorcycling Group Music, the Blues and its Branches Opera for All, Broadmead Opera in Downend
Photography Group Poetry Reading Group,Fishponds Poetry Writing, Redland Politics: A Brave New World, Redland
Quizzing at Home Racketball Reading Group - Shaldon Reading Group, Bedminster
Reading Group, Bishopston Reading Group, Downend Reading Group, Fishponds Recorder Group 1, Bedminster
Recorder Group 2 Science & Engineering, Westbury Fields Scrabble & Coffee, Central Bristol Scrabble at The Beehive, Horfield
Scrabble, Harbourside Short Story Group, Bedminster Short Story Reading Group Show Time! Downend
Snooker, Horfield Social Group, BS3 Social Group, BS4 (Knowle & Brislington) Social Group, Discovery and Discussion
Social Group, Downend and NE Bristol Social Group, Fishponds Social Group, Frenchay and Stapleton Social Group, Henleaze 1 (Monday)
Social Group, Henleaze 2 (Thursday) Social Group, Henleaze 3 (Monday) Social Group, Horfield Social Group, Redland & Cotham
Social History, Fishponds Solo Whist, The Watershed Solos - Central Spanish for Post-Beginners, Bishopsworth
Spanish Intermediate 2 Spanish Intermediate, Fishponds Spanish Post Intermediate Conversation Spanish Post-Intermediate Discussion
Table Tennis, Downend Tai Chigong for All, Westbury-on-Trym Textiles South of the River Textiles, Crafts, Needlework
Theatre Group, Central Travellers Unlimited, Clifton Village Ukulele 2, Speedwell Strummers Ukulele, Bedminster
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Architecture, Henleaze Art Appreciation, Stoke Bishop
Art History, Stoke Bishop Art on Show, South & Central Bristol
Autobiography & Biography, Horfield Biography, Bishopston
Bird Recognition for Beginners Birds on the Wing
Book Study, Westbury-on-Trym Bowls, indoor - an introduction
Bridge Bristol U3A Band
Bronte Sisters Study Group Calligraphy, Bishopston
Chaucer - Canterbury Tales Choral Singing, Knowle
Cinema - Iconic Films Cinema - World Cinema, Henleaze
Cinema Group, Harbourside Computer Basics
Computer Group, Clifton Computer Group, Redland
Computing & Technology, Westbury Fields Creative Writing, Westbury-on-Trym
Cricket Watching Current Affairs, Downend
Current Affairs, Filton Current Affairs, Frenchay
Current Affairs, Henleaze Current Affairs, Knowle
Current Affairs, Westbury Park Current Issues, Sneyd Park
Cycling Group Discovering Villages/Visiting Villages
Discussing Democracy, Henleaze Economics, Westbury-on-Trym
Enjoying Shakespeare, BS9 Ethics, Downend
Ethics, Henleaze Exploring Happiness, Fishponds
Exploring Humanism Family History, Henleaze
French Conversation Intermediate French Conversation, BS4
French Conversation, Downend French Conversation, South Bristol
French Conversation, Southville French Conversation, Westbury-On-Trym
French Discussion, Henleaze French, Advanced
From Plot to Plate, Bishopsworth Further French, Westbury-On-Trym
Gardens Group, Bristol Genealogy
Geology German Conversation, Harbourside
German Self Study, Near-Beginners Homeopathy, Montpelier
Hot Topics, Fishponds Italian Conversation, Fishponds
Italian for Beginners, Fishponds Italian Intermediate, Bedminster
Italian, Henleaze Jazz Appreciation 1
Jazz Group 2, North Bristol Latin in Bedminster
Latin in Westbury Park Lawn Bowls, Beginners
Literature Group, Wednesday Looking at Art, Redland
Looking into Landscapes Lunch Club, North-East Bristol
Lunch Group, Cosmopolitan Lunch Group, South Bristol
Mahjong, Westbury-on-Trym Money Matters, Clifton Village
Motorcycling Group Music, the Blues and its Branches
Opera for All, Broadmead Opera in Downend
Photography Group Poetry Reading Group,Fishponds
Poetry Writing, Redland Politics: A Brave New World, Redland
Quizzing at Home Racketball
Reading Group - Shaldon Reading Group, Bedminster
Reading Group, Bishopston Reading Group, Downend
Reading Group, Fishponds Recorder Group 1, Bedminster
Recorder Group 2 Science & Engineering, Westbury Fields
Scrabble & Coffee, Central Bristol Scrabble at The Beehive, Horfield
Scrabble, Harbourside Short Story Group, Bedminster
Short Story Reading Group Show Time! Downend
Snooker, Horfield Social Group, BS3
Social Group, BS4 (Knowle & Brislington) Social Group, Discovery and Discussion
Social Group, Downend and NE Bristol Social Group, Fishponds
Social Group, Frenchay and Stapleton Social Group, Henleaze 1 (Monday)
Social Group, Henleaze 2 (Thursday) Social Group, Henleaze 3 (Monday)
Social Group, Horfield Social Group, Redland & Cotham
Social History, Fishponds Solo Whist, The Watershed
Solos - Central Spanish for Post-Beginners, Bishopsworth
Spanish Intermediate 2 Spanish Intermediate, Fishponds
Spanish Post Intermediate Conversation Spanish Post-Intermediate Discussion
Table Tennis, Downend Tai Chigong for All, Westbury-on-Trym
Textiles South of the River Textiles, Crafts, Needlework
Theatre Group, Central Travellers Unlimited, Clifton Village
Ukulele 2, Speedwell Strummers Ukulele, Bedminster
Walking Group Walking Group, Fishponds
Walking South Watercolour for Pleasure, BS7
Yoga, Brislington