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Welcome to our Programme Page


Sidmouth Society of Artists hold a varied, interesting and eclectic variety of talks and demonstrations throughout the year. All members are welcome and can attend for free.

Please find our current program for both Live Demonstrations and Zoom Events below.

Live Demonstration Programme 2023


All demonstrations now take place at

The Sidmouth Conservative Club

Radway Place, Sidmouth, Devon, EX10 8TL Sidmouth.


Members are free and are invited to bring guests for a nominal fee of £3. Visitors are also welcome. Tea and coffee are available during the intervals and we also have a bring and buy table with art related items. Most demonstrations and talks, where possible, are displayed on a large screen using state of the art HD equipment for your pleasure.

Below is our current planned schedule for live events...


Live Demo's & Events

Autumn/Winter Events SSA

Calling all SSA Members - Your club needs you!

We are holding an informal coffee morning on Friday 9th February at 11am

This will be held at the 'Conservative Club' in Sidmouth

We will be discussing the future direction of our Art club and how you would like to to see it run. Can you offer any skills or suggestions. Do you have any fun new ideas?

We would love to here them.

Please do come along and make our future bright and colourful .

For any further information please contact

or simply pop along for a cuppa. See you there ....

Friday 9th Feb  11am

February Live Demo 2024 - Ray Balkwill - Members Appraisal

Members are invited to bring in any Unframed Work for an appraisal

Thursday 22nd  2pm - 4pm

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March Live Demo & Talk 2024 - Alex Boon - Nature Journaling

Thursday 28th  2pm - 4pm


April Live Demo 2024 - Ray Balkwill - 'The Rivers Voice' Presentation

A celebration of the Exe Estuary in words and pictures

Thursday 25th  2pm - 4pm

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9th May 2024 

Annual General Meeting

All members please do attend

3pm – 5pm

Sidmouth Conservative Club, Radway Place, Sidmouth, EX10 8TL

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May Live Demo 2024 - Hugh Dunford Wood – Adventures of a painter decorator

Thursday 23rd  2pm - 4pm

June Live Demo 2024 - Resheduled to 25th July

28th June/11th July 2024 Summer Exhibition – Kennaway House.
Wednesday 26th June 2024 Handing in artwork day – 10am – 12 noon.
Thursday 27th June 2024 Exhibition preview evening - TBC
Friday 28th June 2024 Start of Summer Exhibition – 10am – 4pm
Thursday 11th July 2024 Exhibition Close

July Live Demo 2024 - Julie Dunster – Atmospheric perspective in landscape oils

Thursday 25th  2pm - 4pm

September Live Demo 2024 -  Liese Webley - Abstraction Colour, Acrylic

Thursday 26th  2pm - 4pm

October Live Demo 2024 -  Amelia Webster – Charcoal portrait from life

Thursday 24th  2pm - 4pm

November Live Demo 2024 - Harriet de Winton – Birds, bees & blossoms botanical painting

Thursday 28th  2pm - 4pm

12th December 2024 Christmas Tea – Victoria Hotel, Sidmouth

Thursday 12th  2pm - 4pm

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