Artists around the River Yealm

Yealm Art Society

Original Paintings for sale …. click here

A warm welcome awaits new members, please click here.

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We publish a regular newsletter – please click on the link below for the latest.

Beginners Painting Sessions

Following the success of our first‘Basics for Beginners’ Course with Maggie Nicholls which finished on 28th November.
A new course with the initial 3 sessions starting on 10th,17 and 24th February 2024. These sessions are open to both members and non members.
For more information on this course please email us on:

Day Time Painting Together Sessions

Do you find it difficult to make time to paint at
home? Why not come along and paint while
enjoying the company of other members.
All mediums welcome.

Parish Room, Yealmpton
Mondays 10am to 1pm £3 per session

Mondays 1pm to 4pm £3 per session

Revelstoke Room. Noss Mayo
Thursdays 10am to 1pm £5 per session

If you are interested in joining these groups
please email :




Paintings for Sale


Please click here to see these paintings.



Our next workshop will be held on Saturday March 9th – Claire Law
Oils with Small Painting Knife  10am to 4pm

Clare is based in the Tamar Valley in Cornwall. Her inspiration is driven by walking through the landscape that surrounds her.
Following her very popular workshop last year, Clare joins us again to lead a workshop exploring the effects and techniques of painting water and reflections.

This workshop is suitable for everyone from beginner to the more experienced.
Clare will be providing small canvases and oil paints; however, you can bring your own if you have them. She will also have small painting knives to borrow on the day.

To  be held at Yealmpton Community Centre, PL8 2HF
10am to 4pm
Cost    Members £25 (£30 non members)

If you would like to book a place on this workshop,  please email:
or use the contact form at the bottom of the page.


Let’s all get painting – the Exhibition will soon be upon us – 30th March to 1st April 2024

The online entry form for this year’s Exhibition is now available to complete and submit. The process of completing the form is very easy and will save paper copies having to be posted to me.
The closing date for entries is 15th March. Click here for link to Entry Form.
Please ensure you read the Rules and Conditions. Click here for Rules.

For new members, don’t be nervous about entering, we would love to see your work in the exhibition, you could enter just a browser if you just want to ‘dip your toe into the water’.

Our Exhibition has always been a great success and our visitors comment on how much they enjoy the event and are very complimentary about the works exhibited. This can only happen if you, (our members) participate, so please submit your entries and make 2024 the best year ever.







 For details of further upcoming events click below for full programme




Review of our latest workshops,Talks & Events.

Simon Young – Watercolour Painting – IT’S NOT DIFFICULT _ TRUST ME!
On February 3rd Simon Young led a watercolour workshop which was very well received.

The topic on this occasion was “a rural setting with buildings”.

Here are few comments from the day…

‘Very enjoyable – wonderful demonstration. Great learning and fun!’
‘Great demonstration, Simon was so constructive’. 




To see individual members’ paintings scroll down page.










A little bit about our Society and our members…….

We are a group of enthusiastic artists who come together to take part in workshops, demonstrations and talks, as well as to exhibit and sell our works at our Annual Easter Exhibition. We also have three small groups who meet up to paint together, two groups at The Parish Room, Yealmpton and one group in The Revelstoke Room, The Village Hall, Noss Mayo.

The Society is committed to encouraging an interest in all genres of painting within the local community. We aim to include all abilities and would welcome new artists – both the young and the more mature, beginners and more experienced.

Why not become part of our Society, it’s only £15 to join? For more information on joining please visit our membership page or use our contact link below.

Below are detail thumbnail photos from our latest Workshop – click on the image to see the full photo.

For more examples of members’ paintings click here…



We hope you will enjoy browsing the following groups of members’ work


This Gallery provides an opportunity for members to share their artwork with other members and the general public.


Visitors to the site will be able to view all the artwork submitted for the annual exhibition.

Paintings for Sale

We are pleased to announce from 2023 that you will now be able to view our Members’ Paintings for sale on line.

Please click here to see these paintings.

Coming Up



Our Annual Easter Exhibition for 2024 to be held at The Village Hall, Noss Mayo March 29th – April 1st. With over 90 paintings and a number of browsers and art cards for sale.  It is a popular event enjoyed by many local people and visitors to the area.

Where are we based

Villages around the River Yealm, in the South Hams

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Regular Events

Paint together sessions
Mondays 10am - 1pm in the Parish Room, Yealmpton
Mondays 1pm - 4pm in the Parish Room, Yealmpton
Thursdays 10.00am - 1.00pm in The Revelstoke Room, Village Hall, Noss Mayo.