Friends of the Society

On this page we link to other local Art Societies and community art projects that may be of interest to Shropshire Art Society members. We also link to businesses (like suppliers of art materials or framing services) that offer a discount to our members. We hope it helps you to connect with other local artists and art activities, and stay in touch with the benefits that we are able to negotiate on your behalf.

Visual Art Network (VAN) is an inclusive membership organisation with an annual subscription and welcomes all artists and makers. The VAN Gallery is situated on the second floor of the Shrewsbury Market Hall. Click here to visit the VAN website.

The English Bridge Workshop is where we hold our Saturday Workshops and Wednesday Classes and Printing Workshops. Click here to visit the English Bridge Workshop website.

Our Sketch Club has forged links with the Ludlow Art Society. Click here to visit the Ludlow Art Society website.

Ironbridge Fine Arts & Framing offer a 10% discount on framing to all SAS members. They offer an excellent bespoke framing service at very competitive prices. Click here to visit the Ironbridge Fine Arts & Framing website or email

Previously trading as the Art Vaults in Shrewsbury, Fine Art Works Ltd are now based in Whitchurch and offer a 20% discount to Society members on production of the membership card. They offer collection and delivery and also work with the Soden Collection on Wyle Cop in Shrewsbury.

Tel: 01948 780556 and full details at their website

The Telford based Telford Picture Framer, a new husband and wife team operating from their home in Leegomery, but with a small workshop near Much Wenlock, offer a permanent discount of 10% off all framing and an ongoing exclusive loyalty scheme – for every 5 items framed you will receive the 6th item at half price. For those Art Society members who become customers, the framers will also create a gallery page on their website to display the artist’s work, with a contact link to your own website or Facebook page.

Please call to book an appointment in advance. Tel : 07399 500889

Full details on their website

Paperwrite are pleased to offer all members a 10% discount off their purchases of Art Materials, Stationery Lines, Bespoke Picture Framing & Printer copying services. The discount does not apply to Printer Cartridges or to items already carrying discounted offers. Click here to visit the Paperwrite website.

To qualify for the above discounts members must produce their signed Membership Card and valid ID.