Exhibition Time!

Exhibition open this weekend.

This weekend, the 10th and 11th November, we open the doors at the Village Hall, Shorts Road, Fair Oak for our Autumn Exhibition.

Lots to see.

For a small entry fee you can browse and buy a variety of art and craft, with demonstrations taking place over the weekend and refreshments available too.

There is plenty of parking and good wheelchair access so come along between 10:00 and 4:30 Saturday or Sunday, accompanied children enter for free.

Eastleigh Museum Exhibition

We are pleased to be exhibiting at Eastleigh Museum from the 7th April to the 5th May 2018

Opening Hours

An exhibition of our works will be showing during Normal Museum opening hours, when you can enjoy looking at the art and craft on display and purchase works from the Museum.


there will be two very different workshop run by members during the exhibition.

Spring a surprise

this is a drop in workshop running on the 11th April from 10am until 2pm, where you can make pop up cards and Jack in the boxes. Cost is £1 and all children must be accompanied.

Spring a Surprise workshop
Mixed Media Madness

This is a bookable workshop running on Saturday 5th May at 10:30am and 12:30pm where you can make a small mixed media picture using various products and techniques. This is not suitable for small children, and older children must be accompanied. The cost is £5 and the workshop will last approximately an hour.

August 17 workshops

August at FOACS

August at the Fairoak art and craft society is workshop month, where we have members and visitors running workshops which can be technique based or project based. This year we have needle felting, porcelaine clay flowers, Painting techniques and a mixed media tag.

Workshop format

The workshops run on Wednesday evenings at start at 7:00pm. these are held at the Village Hall, Shorts Road SO50 7EJ. There is a break for tea/coffee half way through the evening and this closes at 9:30pm. The entry fee is £4 for non members and £2 for members, and there will be a small fee for materials though this is kept as low as possible. You may also join us on these evenings and ‘do your own thing’ if the workshop is not for you!

2017 schedule

2nd August  Rowena Wedge – Needle Felting

Rowena will lead us through a needle felting project, a small fee for wool will be charged


9th August  Mandy Axtell – Painting Workshop

‘Light and Shade” this  will cover counterchange – the principle of dark on light and light on dark Mandy will cover warm and cool colours, shadows and contrast.

Bring along your preferred painting medium, brushes and paper.


16th August   Tracy O’Neill  workshop  for at least 1 cattleya orchid flower to be made with porcelain clay.

please bring, if  you have them;

2 small paint brushes, 1 is to be used with glue,

PVA glue, a tile or plastic chopping board, wet wipes,

kitchen roll. There will be some available on the night if you don’t have them.

There will be a £2 charge for clay and wire.


23rd August  Nicky Baker  Mixed media workshop

We will be adding crackle and paint to MDF tags (various sizes)

If you have them please bring an Apron, a craft / messy mat or large tile, a water pot and a brush suitable for use with glue, and a heat tool.

There will be a charge for the materials up to £2. 00 per tag.