July 2024 – Hackney

In July, we head to North East London and explore Hackney. As a bonus, we have scheduled two sketchwalks – Saturday 13th July, and Sunday 28th July. Fingers crossed the weather remembers it’s Summer… Saturday 13th July 2024 – hosted by Martin Stone and Dean Ashton Sunday 28th July 2024 – hosted by Alison Gardiner …

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 …

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.