Learn something new

The HeART of the Community



Unless otherwise stated, all Winter Workshops will operate from week beginning 5 September 2022 to week ending16 December 2022, and from week beginning 10 January 2023 to week ending 29 April 2023.

Some workshops are open all year round.


Mixed media art acrylic painting of a calender with painted yellow flowers

Acrylic & Mixed Media

When: Weekly All Year Round

Time: 10am – 12 noon

Leaders: Barbara Porter & Cath Swarbrick

Description: Start the week with a fun class

Semi-abstract oil & acrylic landscape painting of a tree, fish & bird

Oil & Acrylic Painting

When: Weekly, all year around 

Time: 2pm – 4pm

Leaders: Sue Johnson & Lynne Herring

Description: From your own sketches & photos, a wide range of subjects

Pencil, charcoal & pen drawing workshops

Drawing: Pencil, Charcoal & Pen

When: 4 Sept 2023 to 29 April 2024

Time: 7pm – 9pm

Leaders: Graham Smith

Description: A wide variety of  techniques & subjects


Watercolour painting of green eucalyptus & olive plant leaves

Experimental Watercolour

When: January 9th 2024 to June 2024

Time: 10am – Noon

Leader: Doreen Walsh & Carole Ainley

Description: Try something new!

Enjoy painting as a hobby at any age

Afternoon Club

  • When: January 9th 2024 to June 2024

Time: Noon – 4pm

Leader: Pat Herd & Barbara Waite

Description: Bring a bite, enjoy the chat & be creative in your own choice of medium

Attend a workshop in our art studio & draw or paint a professional model

Winter Life Studies

When: 1 Aug 2023 through October, November, December then as advised through 2024

Time: 7:30pm – 9:30pm

Leader: Tony Guest & Geoff Bellingham

Description: Professional models, any medium


Oil on canvas portrait painting of a man's eye


When: Weekly from 6th September 2023 to 24th April 2024

Time: 10am – Noon

Leader: Veronica Lowther & Maxine Melling

Description: Interesting live models changing weekly

 Attend an embroidery & mixed media craft workshop

Crafts: Embroidery, Mixed Media

When:  16th August 2023 to 29th May 2024

Time: 2pm – 4pm

Leader: Mary Chantler

Description: Embroidery and Mixed Media


Attend a watercolour painting workshop in our purpose built art studio

Into Watercolour

When: 7th September 2023 to 25 April 2024

Time: 10am – Noon

Leader: Elaine & Graham Smith

Description: A different subject displayed weekly or create your own theme

Attend a pastels, pencil, pen & mixed media workshop

Pastels, Pencils and Pens with Mixed Media

When: Weekly all year round. This workshop starts on 11th January 2024 after the Christmas Break

Time: 2pm – 4pm

Leader: Denise McLaughlin & Gina Myers

Description: Get creative in a variety of drawing mediums

Attend a workshop & learn how to paint, draw, craft & create with the Lytham St Annes Art Society

Anything Goes - All Media

When: Weekly all year round

Time: 7pm – 9pm

Leader: Peter Dixon

Description: All media in a friendly environment


Attend a workshop in our beautiful, purpose built studio

Any Medium

When: Weekly all year round. After the Christmas Break, this workshop starts on 5th January 2024

Time: 10am – Noon

Leader: Sandra Green & Pam Sutton

Description: Fun, friendly mixed media group

Where Friendships Are Formed

Discover what's on, from social events to exhibitions & more

Make New Friends

Our workshops and activities are so much more than events. They’re an opportunity to meet new people of all ages.

It’s true that making friends can certainly make you happier, and at the Lytham St Annes Art Society, there’s plenty of opportunities to socialise, share ideas, talk, laugh and make new friends.

Come join in the fun. A warm welcome awaits!

Find out more about membership benefits

Member's Benefits

Join our community & enjoy demonstrations, workshops & more!

Hire our purpose-built studio for your next event, workshop or exhibition

The Studio

Take a look at our purpose-built studio. It has all the amenities you'll need

Discover what's on, from social events to exhibitions & more

What's On

Enjoy social events, exhibitions & interesting talks throughout the year


“Very inspiring, I will take up my brushes again”

Edna, Co Tyrone

The Best Exhibition

“Absolutely outstanding, the best exhibition I’ve ever seen”

Bonnie, Yorkshire

Very Enjoyable

“Very enjoyable exhibition”

Soraya, Trinidad


“Exceptional – a joy to see”

Madelaine, Clitheroe

"Highly recommended"

Lloyd, Brisbane

"Walls full of talent"

Evelyn, Liverpool

Excellent Works

“So many excellent works”

Sheila, Alabama

Envious of Artwork

“Envious of the art produced by these artists”

Helen, Cockermouth

"So beautiful"

Gustavo, Las Palmas

"You have some very talented artists"

Beverley, Stockport


“Wonderful work enjoyed by all”

Ann, Halifax