Art Group

We meet Mondays 9 till 12 in the Village Hall and tend to paint in watercolours, acrylics and pastels. The cost is £35 per term (Sept-Dec) and (Jan –April). We are a sociable group of enthusiastic leisure painters who enjoy the pleasure of painting and a good chat. The new term starts on Monday 10th September 2018.

Contact Peter Hollins: 01665 830330 or


Most recently we mounted our 4th Christmas Art Exhibition at the Hall on 2nd December 2017.  Click here to see the details.

We have occasional sessions with a Tutor.

On 13th November 13th 2017 we had a very interesting exploration of watercolours wet in wet by Frances Buckingham. Click here to see

Recently one of our members Carole Dodds who is well known as a teacher conducted a very successful workshop.  Details and photos here.

Most recently we had a full day workshop led by Joe Hush. He demonstrated a view of the River Coquet using acrylics. Click here for details.

Our 3rd Annual Christmas Exhibition was a great success. Click here for photos.

We held our first Exhibition in November 2014. It was judged a great success. Click here to view pictures and on 21st November 2015 we had our Second Exhibition – see here for details.

On 7th November 2016 we had a splendid workshop with Linda Birch. See here for photos.

In April 2016 we were treated to a session on portraiture with Val Payton. Click here to see us in action.

In October 2015 we had a very successful workshop with Jane Murray. Click here for details. 

Click here to see details of the workshop with Clifford Blakey on Monday 20th April 2015

In Febuary 2015 Peter Robbins led a pen and wash workshop. Click here to see what it was all about.

We had a workshop with Hipsburn-based artist Francesca Simpson in March 2014 when she demo’d her drawing technique of using a black biro and white pencil on brown paper. We all made an attempt to draw the Village Hall. The results can be seen on the by clicking here.

Joyce Manners is one of our most gifted artists who works mainly in acrylics. This is one of her local scenes…

Aln West of Lesbury

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