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Membership of Topsham Art Group

Since the 1960s, The Topsham Art Group has been welcoming people who have a common love of the visual arts, and have aimed to encourage its practice and appreciation. The membership of 150 includes amateur and professional artists, and others who simply enjoy art and like to broaden their knowledge and understanding. The artists amongst us work in a wide range of media including watercolour, oil, pastel, gouache, acrylic and sculpture.


Meetings are held once a month at Topsham School, Orchard Way, Topsham, EX3 0DN, 6.30 – 9.00.  We are currently having to move evening meetings from Fridays to Tuesdays - see Programme page for details. Notices are given out before talks start promptly at 7.00 p.m.


Members enjoy a regular programme of events and activities such as:


All members are expected play a full and active part in the activities and running of the Topsham Art Group.


Membership fees for 2017 are £20 per person.


The Topsham Art Group welcomes membership from anyone with an interest in art.  Once you are a member, the membership year runs from January to December, and subscriptions must be paid before 1 January.  Subscription rates are reviewed and set annually.  The subscription rate for 2017 is £20 per person. Members may bring guests to evening meetings, who are charged £3.00 per meeting.


To apply for membership please contact the Membership Secretary, Valaine Woodford,




Chairman & Exhibition Coordinator: Mr Roger Bishop, 1 Wessex Close, Topsham, EX3 0LU; 01392 873414

Secretary: Professor Charles Ward, 16 Parkfield Road, Topsham. EX3 0DR  01392 664027    

Treasurer: Mrs. Wendy Saunders, Clyst Cottage, Elm Grove Avenue, Topsham, Exeter, EX3 0EH   01392 875444

Membership Secretary: Mrs Valaine Woodford, 1 Glebe Cottage, Kenn, Exeter, EX6 7UL; 

Programme Secretary: Geoff Teece

Committee Members: Sylvia Holcroft, Mary Gibbs, Denise Rogers