Clifton Arts

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The Society for Art
and aspiring Artists everywhere

We are a society centred on Bristol UK, with over one hundred years of history and a modern open approach to all things ART


We are a like minded friendly group whose sole aim is to produce great art...

We have an active lively programme of workshops, events and lectures where we aim to provide an enriching art environment through community, learning and inspiration.

What We Offer

Whether you’re a member or a visitor we are sure we can inspire you to develop your art to new levels by participating in one of our workshops or events.



We organise a variety of events throughout the year from still life and portraiture to life drawing and En Plein Air sessions.


Something for everyone. We try to organise workshops and course to inspire and expand your horizons across new and varied techniques and mediums.



It’s great to meet up and discuss art over a coffee or a glass of wine. To make new friends and arrange small groups events to further our art experience.

members' work

We Think you will enjoy our society so why not become a member

Our great value membership is only £30 per annum.  Extremely good value for a years worth of access to our events across painting sessions, life drawing and En Plein Air sessions.