oxfordburyknowleartgroup.co.uk welcomes you!


Free Autumn Exhibition of Members' Work  October 25TH To November 6TH 2021

Bury Knowle Library, Bury KnowlePark, London Road, Headington

Opening Hours: 0915 - 1.00 Mon, Wed, 0915 - 7.00 Tues, Thurs, 0915 - 5.00 Fri, 0900 - 4.30 Sat


The Group was founded in 1948 and first met at the Bury Knowle Library. The first Chairman was John Henry Brookes who was the first Principal of the Schools of Technology Art and Commerce in 1934 which eventually became Oxford Brookes University.

Our main meetings are held at the North Oxford Community Centre in Summertown. Visit the Events page for details, or the Contact Us page to join.  We look forward to hearing from you....                                          


  • to welcome ANYONE with an interest in art

  • to promote friendship in a social environment

  • to encourage personal development in art

  • to arrange meetings with speakers, demonstrations of artistic techniques and associated subjects and to arrange at least 2 exhibitions per year


Membership costs £20 per year from 2021(see Contact Us for application details)

Attendance at meetings is free
Non-members are welcome to attend for a small charge of £5 per person. This includes refreshments. 

If you join, you can get a discount at BROAD CANVAS in Broad Street, OX1 2JD and LEOPARD PRESS, 12 Windmill Road, Headington, OX3 7BX


These portraits were done at our last PaintAlong session - thanks to our model David Cook