Arts Derbyshire

Artist profile


The club was founded in 1929 to promote an interest in painting, drawing and other creative subjects. The club welcomes artists of all abilities working in a range of media.

The club usually meets on the second and fourth Friday of each month, from 7.30pm to 9.30pm ( Exceptions – no meetings in August or on the fourth Friday in December)

The Club meets at Whittington Moor Methodist Church Hall, Scarsdale Road, (Dunston Road), Chesterfield S41 8NA

There is an annual subscription currently at £27, payable in January, with an additional charge of £2 per session for members. Visitors are welcome to attend demonstration evenings at a change of £5.


Creative Genre

  • Mainly 2 dimensional work in a variety of media.

Work Undertaken

  • The club holds regular meetings which are either - - Demonstrations by professional artists in a particular medium - Worknights for members to work to prescribed topics
  • or on work of their own choice - Nominated Subject evenings when members bring examples of work on prescribed topics The Club holds a number of exhibitions each year at local venues. Members are encouraged to enter up to six pictures at a time
  • with a small hanging fee to cover costs involved. The club also runs outdoor painting days throughout the summer months
  • and additional Indoor painting sessions
  • on an ad hoc basis. The clubs activities are outlined in an annual programme compiled by the committee and published on the Club website.

Work in Education

  • The Club strives to develop the abilities of the individual artist through interaction and encouragement in a variety of ways - mainly through working and exhibiting together as a group.


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