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Teignmouth Art Society Programme

Outdoor Sketching Days - Summer 2014

Outdoor Sketching Days start at 10.00am and end about 4.00pm. Lunch is usually at 12.30pm. Directions to venues will be provided on request to Jean Clegg. Please make sure the contact for each venue knows you are coming.

Tuesday 10 June

Powderham Castle. Castle, historic buildings, wildlife and landscape. Wet weather sketching in the historic kitchen and café buildings. The No.2 bus stops at Powderham. If going by car, park in visitor car park and explain at the kiosk that you belong to Teignmouth Art Society and proceed to castle courtyard. If you attend you will be given a ticket to return when you like in the summer. Leader: Des Maxwell Clark: Mobile 07540343488

Tuesday 24 June

Back Beach, Teignmouth. Joyce Boyne has offered the use of her beach hut with boats, views of Shaldon and sea- activities galore. The hut is next to the lifeboat Station. Public toilets near point car park and easy access to sandwiches etc. Donations to Fishermen's mission. Leader: Joyce Boyne 01626 776716

Wednesday 9 July

Berry Pomeroy Castle. Painting and sketching around the outside of the Castle. Below the castle is a delightful valley with Gatcombe Brook running through it. Leave Totnes by the A385 towards Paignton. Turn left and follow signs for Berry Pomeroy and the castle. Take the left fork and turn left to the car park which is free and convenient for the castle. Toilets and a café (run separately) are close to the entrance. Post code TQ9 6LJ. Leader: Jean Clegg 01626 202077

Thursday 24 July

Garden with view of Highweek Church. Come to Highweek and sketch and paint in a garden with ponds, an orchard , flowers and vegetables and a view of Highweek Church. Bring a packed lunch. The address is 'Forty-two' Coombeshead Road , Newton Abbot. Come through N/Abbot to the Ashburton Road immediately past Coombeshead Academy turn right at the traffic lights. Drive up the hill and take the third left (this is still Coombeshead Road), and look for Forty-two on the right. Park further up the road and walk back because there is a bend in the road and it is also quite narrow. Post code: TQ12 1PY Leader: Jean Clegg 01626 202077

Friday 8 August

Mules Park (East end of Teignmouth near East Cliff café close to Coastguard look out). Meet in the park up the hill from the East Cliff Café. Plenty of activity and good views of Shaldon and the Ness. Public Toilets and café(s) close at hand. Leader: Maureen Fayle

Monday 1 September

Bishopsteignton, Old Walls Vineyard. Come and paint and sketch at the vineyard sitting among the grapes. Follow the A380 as far as the junction with the A381 and Bishopsteignton. The Old Walls vineyard is signposted from the A381. The post code is TQ14 9PQ Leader: Deborah Welland 07775406952

Email Jean Clegg