Let’s Draw Westminster and St Thomas’ Hospital

Let’s Draw Westminster and St Thomas on Saturday 15th June 2024 In June, our sketchwalk takes us to the serene and reflective National Covid Memorial Wall, located across the River Thames from the Houses of Parliament. On June 15th, witness the grandeur of the King’s official birthday celebration and Trooping the Colour fly-by, as tourists …

May 2024 – Brompton Cemetery

Beyond the bustling heart of London, nestled in the leafy embrace of Kensington, lies Brompton Cemetery. A canvas not of brick and mortar, but of moss-kissed headstones, towering cedars, and the ghosts of stories whispered on the wind. Here, mortality meets artistry, inviting urban sketchers to capture the melancholic beauty, the intricate details, and the …

Summer Late Sketch Walks 2024

Dates for your diary Date Location Led by Fri 17 May Coal Drops Yard/ Regent’s Canal at King’s Cross (N1C 4AB) Dean Ashton Fri 7 Jun Leicester Square (WC2H 7LU) Jimmy Lu Fri 5 July Regent’s Park – Queen Mary’s Rose Gardens (NW1 4NR) Helen Hayhoe Fri 16 Aug Crossrail Place – Elizabeth Line Exit …

International Urban Sketchers Week – 1st to 7th May 2024

International Urban Sketchers Week is a global celebration of on-location drawing Tag @urbansketchers and use hastags #uskweek2024 #urbansketcherslondon #urbansketchers Sketchers from all around the world are encouraged to showcase their unique environment activities of our community and the many different ways that urban sketching brings people together & changes lives around the world. Anyone anywhere can take …

April 2024 – Hampstead

Let’s draw Hampstead on Sunday 28 April 2024 In April we are sketching Hampstead village with its charming cobbled streets, beautiful houses, and quaint nooks and crannies. Although it has no major tourist landmarks, this quiet corner of North London is surely one of the city’s most attractive locations. Your leaders who will be there …

February 2024 – Leadenhall Market

Calling all urban sketchers and history buffs! On Saturday, February 17th, Urban Sketchers London plunges into the vibrant heart of Leadenhall Market. Forget predictable streetscapes – here, time-worn arcades whisper tales of medieval merchants, while modern shops add a splash of contemporary color. Prepare to capture the soul of this iconic London landmark, one delicious …

Looking ahead to 2024 and beyond

Sasala Wickramasinghe writes Happy New Year! I thought this would be a good time for a review of our progress so far and to look ahead to plans in 2024. Urban sketchers London, in its 11th year last year, saw an unprecedented increase in numbers for participation and subscription following on from the hugely successful 10-year anniversary …

January 2024 – The Barbican

Our first sketch walk of 2024 will be on Saturday 20th of January to sketch the Barbican Centre, led by Adam Jefford and Dean Ashton.