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Cambridge Drawing Society

The Cambridge Drawing Society will be staging its first on-line exhibition during Spring 2021. The exhibition will run from 12th April - 23rd May.


We hope all our Members, Friends and supporters of the Society are keeping safe and well, and looking forward to a Summer of relative freedom and normality. 


The Society is delighted to announce the first on-line exhibition in its 139 year history. The six week exhibition will run from 12th April through to 23rd May. It will feature original works by many of our existing 184 local amatuer and professional artists.

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The Society is planning to re-introduce our programme of physical exhibitions, starting with our annual Autumn exhibition at the Leys School in Cambridge at the end of October 2021.

We will continue to run on-line evening events for our Members and Friends of the Society.

It is hoped we can again run tutor led workshops throughout Autumn 2021.

Looking further ahed to 2022. The Pitt Building has been booked in readiness for staging our annual Spring exhibition.

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2019 Leys Autumn Exhibition


The Society’s annual Autumn exhibition was held at the Leys School in Cambridge. 310 new original artworks were exhibited by 109 artists from the Cambridge region. The artworks on display included paintings in a variety of media, fine art prints and sculptures. There was also a large display of greeting cards and many unframed original paintings and prints available for visitors to browse. Just over 900 people visited the exhibition.

The most popular work in the overall exhibition, chosen by visitors, was this mixed media work, Tin And Stone by Susan Eddy.

Tin and Stone (Susan Eddy)














The raffle prize, a £50.00 voucher towards an artwork, valid for the next 3 exhibitions, was won by Karen Mahoney. Congratulations Karen, we hope you will enjoy spending your prize at a future exhibition.


Exhibition Screen Hire Available

The Cambridge Drawing Society has an inventory of 50 exhibition screens, which are available for hire throughout the year. The fabric covered screens measure 6 feet x 4 feet (180cm x 120cm) and can be erected in portrait or landscape orientation. The screens are self supporting with poles and bases.

As a guide, two people can erect 10 screens in one hour.

The hiring cost is £10/screen irrespective of the duration of the hire. The hirer will be responsible for the cost of the CDS preferred carrier to deliver and collect the screens. The carrier cost is dependent upon the delivery distance. Typically in the Cambridge area this is around £100 to cover delivery and collection.

To hire the screens or ask any questions, please email Colin Hayes: 

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