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Cambridge Drawing Society

The Cambridge Drawing Society's 2020 Autumn Art Exhibition planned to take place at the Leys School, Cambridge, from Sunday 25th - Saturday 31st October 2020 has regrettably been cancelled.


We hope all our members, Friends and supporters of the Society are keeping safe and well during this extraordinary time in our lives.

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The Society will be planning for a full programme of events for next year. The Pitt Building has been booked for next year's Spring exhibition. The Private View will be on Friday 19th March, with the public exhibition running from Saturday 20th - Saturday 27th March 2021.

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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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