All members and friends are welcome to join our sketching days, and any members from other Art Societies are also welcome to join us.  If in doubt weather wise please phone the host on the telephone number provided below.  Do introduce yourselves to each other on arrival as we all forget names !

10.15 am meet at Grid Reference/Parking Place.   12.30 pm meet at lunch location - latecomers can join us at the venue.


11 April – Topsham Quay GR 965881. Park at the Quay. River views and Dutch views. Lunch at the Passage House Inn. (Rosemary Lomax -01392 877140)

25 April – Budleigh Salterton GR 073820. Meet at estuary car park. Sea and estuary views. Packed lunch. (Roger Bishop (07788 416828)

9 May – Newton St Cyres GR979879. Park by church on left. Go through gate to the churchyard and take the path to the left. Go through gate into 9 acre Arboretum. Lunch at pub. (Catherine Whitehead – Exeter 219816)

23 May – Beer Engine, Newton St Cyres GR990880. Park at pub or arrive by train! Riverside, bridge and a pub that makes its own beer. (Richard Hammond – Exeter 462237)

6 June – Sidmouth, Connaught Gardens. GR871122. Paying car park opposite Connaught Gardens in Manor Road. Meet at the Clock Tower Café. Lunch at café.   (Roger Bishop (07788 416828)

20 June – Bickleigh, Fisherman’s Cot GR 935077. Park in car park at Fisherman’s Cot. River scenes and Bickleigh Bridge. Lunch at the Fisherman’s Cot (Arthur Oven – Exeter 660131)

4 July – Okement Stream and Viaduct, nr Okehampton GR 603948. Take A30 towards Okehampton. Coming off the A30 dual carriageway, take the B3260 towards Okehampton. Pass a garage on the right, then pass over a railway bridge and then immediately take the road to the left (SP Belstone) and follow the road down towards the river and park near or under the railway viaduct. River and moorland views. Bring a packed lunch. (Arthur Oven – Exeter 660131)

18 July – Exmouth, Camperdown GR996809. Park in Camperdown car park. Estuary views. Lunch at Wetherspoons .(now accepts dogs outside) or packed lunch. (Rosemary Lomax – Exeter 877140)

1 August – SaddleTor, Car Park GR753764. Pass Haytor Rocks on the right. Saddle Tor is the next tor on the right. Car park at the base. Nearest public conveniences at Haytor lower car park. Packed lunch or at Rock Inn. (Catherine Whitehead – Exeter 219816)

15 August – Lympstone GR 989840. Park in public car park. Delightful fishing village with 18th century cottages, estuary views. Lunch at the Swan Inn. (Rosemary Lomax – Exeter 877140)

29 August – Powderham Church GR973844. Park adjoining church. Estuary views, church, thatched cottages. Bring packed lunch (Rosemary Lomax – Exeter 877140)

12 September - Teignmouth, Quay Road Car Park. GR938728. Estuary views, up river and towards Shaldon. Lunch at the New Quay Inn. (Rosemary Lomax – Exeter 877140)