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Contact the FCSA

For more details about the Society and how to join, download
Information Sheet (PDF 297KB - DOC 35KB) and/or contact the
Membership Secretary, John Stacey,
67 Woodlands Road, Camberley, GU15 3ND.
For more detail see the FCSA Constitution (PDF 14KB - DOC 34KB).
John can provide application forms (there is sometimes a waiting list).

You may also contact him by phone at 01276 24627, or email him.
Note to visitors from local or other art-related web sites


MAKE www.fcsaonline.org.uk ONE OF YOUR FAVORITES.

One of the best ways to bring your site to the attention of the search engines is to get other sites to mention it.

E-mail the webmaster (see below), saying where you are putting a link to
and we will generally be happy to add a link to you.

You can use our logo for the link button if you like - there are several dotted around the site
Chairman, Peter Tuitt: Tel. 01276 452997
Vice Chairman, Sue Whitehead (acting)
Hon. Secretary ,Val Painter
Treasurer : Lesley Kilner : Tel: 01276 27038
Newsletter Editor, Carole Head: Tel. 01276 681889
Other committee members:

Marie Bunce, Tel: 01252 838073
Webmaster, Sam Dauncey, Tel: 01252 864627, or email him
Volunteer(s) are required to help arrange future demonstrations, outings etc


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Guestbook Members' Messages
Send to with "FCSA Message" in the subject line
19 Feb 2019: Message forwarded by John Stacey

From : hannah-bruce@hotmail.co.uk.
Heathdene, South Road, Woking, GU214JW
Subject : Helping your Artists
I’d like to introduce myself to your group. I am Hannah Bruce and I’m E Publicity Secretary for Woking Art Society and Newsletter Coordinator for Guildford Art Society and foremost, a very enthusiastic Artist.
I’m passionate about the idea of Art societies/groups growing and being stable artistic entities by utilising internet communication. Not only that – but helping individual artists to promote themselves on social media too.
I wondered if you can help me to do a word of mouth campaign.
I’ve written an ebook with 100 tips for artists and published on amazon. It is free to kindle subscribers. In it I give help and guidance on what to do to further your presence on line. It goes from very basic concepts to rather advanced ideas – so suits all artistic endeavours. I’m certain that it will help you to achieve great things with your community.
Very Best Regards, Hannah Bruce
To test how good I am – Perhaps do a search of Hannah Bruce Art on Google and see if I come top in the search engine.
19 July 2015: Message forwarded by John Stacey

From : LMStokes@millstreammanagement.co.uk Date : 15/07/2015 - 10:09 (GMTDT)
Subject : Art class
Hi. My name is Sara Byrne. I run a retirement complex in Camberley. I would be interested in having a demonstration of your work and, if possible, starting up a class once a week for the owners.
Is this something that could be arranged?
Thanks, Sara.

Sara Byrne Lodge Manager
Millstream Management Services Ltd
Stokes Lodge
Park Lane
Surrey GU15 3FU
Tel: 01276 605700
6 January 2015: Message from Maureen Hayward, 3/1/15

"The Brush with Art Group" at the Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice, Farnham, is looking for volunteers to help on a Monday afternoon from 1pm to 4:30pm with the group.

We do not teach: we help, show and encourage out-patients in the "Day Care Centre"

It is fun, enjoyable and very rewarding, in a friendly atmosphere with incredible people.

For more information please ring:
Jenny Reynolds 01252 72183, Maureen Hayward 01276 29246 or Hazel Steel (PTH Voluntary Services) 01252729431
14 August 2013: Message from Brian Richardson

Hi Sam. Bob Roope has sent me the attached contribution for the next newsletter. I feel that it is sufficiently stimulating that it could usefully sit on the website. I know you are, like Bob, a great user of sketch books for capturing the moment and Bob's piece could be the "kick up the backside" that I and others like me need to use sketch books more. Read it here
Message from Sam Dauncey, 22 Jan 2012

I don't know how often you visit our External Contacts pages. I had a few minutes to relax over coffee this morning and looked again at the "Museum of Bad Art" in the Organisations Web Sites area. It's a great site I'd not visited for ages. You're missing out if you stick to the more obvious places.
Message from Brian Richardson, 15 Nov 2011

I've had news from Liz Seward that Rosemary de Goede died in Frimley Park Hospital on 10th Nov. after a short illness.

Rosemary was a mainstay of the Society for many years. She was a very successful artist in terms of sales, a skilled potter and clay modeller, and lent her skills to the Society as an occasional workshop tutor. She was always prominent at exhibition time organising the handing-in and hanging of paintings and will be very sadly missed.

Message from Webmaster Sam Dauncey, 25 June 2011

I did a quick sketch last night and wrote a bit this morning.
Have a look. Why don't you send me a little vignette like this?
Message forwarded by John Stacey, 22 August 2010

We are MCCH Aspirations. The service is based in Camberley, Surrey and has been set up to support people with mental health needs in the Surrey Heath area. MCCH has charitable status and we have connections to Surrey County Council. Typically, support is given for sport leisure, arts, craft and other activities. We are wondering whether or not some of the members might be interested in supervising Art sessions for our Service Users. This would be initially a one-off meeting to see if it is going to work for both parties. Then, if it looks viable, we would look at regular sessions as appropriate. The meeting could be at a church hall on the Old Dean. We already pay for this venue on Tuesdays.
Please contact us at MCCH Aspirations:
Telephone 01276 676581, Fax 01276 670403. E-mail: aspirations@mcch.org.uk
You can visit our website for more information about us on www.aspirationscamberley.com
We look forward to hearing from you.
Robert Binks - Service user
Jale - Staff
Message from Sam Dauncey, 29/9/08

Jonathan Bennett, our erstwhile membership secretary, whom I'm sure most of you remember very well, has published a book of his own poetry. Details and an order form can be downloaded here (24 kB pdf file).

Message from Webmaster

Please send more pictures:- your work, snaps from workshops, FCSA activities etc. (go to Submitting Pictures for the Gallery etc.).

Also reports and news of interesting exhibitions, fairs, artists and other web sites.


Please make use of your web site, http://www.fcsaonline.org.uk.
(a) It often contains information that appears too late for the newsletter and so which would be missed by anyone who did not look regularly at the notice board.
(b) The records of past meetings offer fascinating reading, tips etc. If you have written notes on a meeting or demo please let me,, have a copy a.s.a.p. The same applies if you did one in the past that I've not got.
(c) It gives links to galleries, artistic events, artists, demonstrators etc. TELL ME IF YOU KNOW OF ANYTHING I SHOULD ADD.
(d) It offers a free opportunity for members to publicise their work. MORE PAINTINGS AND SCULPTURES ARE URGENTLY REQUIRED - the site tells you how easy it is to submit work. Why have I no photo's of sculptures yet?
(e) The Contacts page ("Members' Messages") offers an easy way to let the Society know if you can think of ways its services may be improved. For example, should we have nude models (?) encourage more unusual media (?) have more (or less) demos (?) external visits (?) meetings in different locations (?) meetings with other clubs (?) etc. etc.
Thanks, Sam Dauncey

Any FCSA member wanting a message here should e-mail it to with "FCSA Message" as the Subject.

I shall censor each submission (possibly consulting the committee) - so there may be delay.
I may choose to incorporate suggestions directly.
I intend to forward constructive messages (see FCSA Contacts), but I may not reply to them.

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