NDA joins Community Lottery

Community Lottery NDA is taking part in the North Devon Community Lottery to raise money for our projects and to give you the chance of winning a prize. Tickets are just £1.00 and at least 60% from each ticket sold goes to support North Devon, and there’s a chance to win the £25,000 jackpot every week! You will receive one entry into this draw for each weekly ticket that you

North Devon Arts Sponsors a New Arts Award!

North Devon Arts Sponsors a New Arts Award! NDA has been liaising with ArtMakers and the North Devon Business Awards, to create two new artistic business categories, The 2024 Artistic Business Awards: one for Artists and Makers, another for Arts Businesses and Arts Organisations. More information HERE>. It was felt that artists and creatives were not being represented within the existing North Devon Business Awards, deserving appreciation for the huge

Art workshops with Penny Rowland Hill

Art workshops with Penny Rowland Hill This autumn, why not join NDA member, Penny Rowland Hill, who will be running a series of six art workshops every Thursday mornings at the Plough Arts Centre. This is a fabulous chance to experiment with different ways of making marks, and to indulge in the pleasure of playing with various mediums and effects, with all materials provided. Booking is through Plough Arts HERE>

Monthly life drawing

Monthly life drawing 2nd Wed of the Month at Rosie and Red Art and Leather, No 2 Nutaberry Yard, East the Water, Bideford, EX38 4EA,GB A relaxed day of life drawing, working from the nude, not a taught session. Tables and chairs provided, please bring everything you would like to work with. Tea and coffee making facilities available, help yourself for a small donation. Please bring lunch or take the

Make your mark workshop

Art workshops with Penny Rowland Hill This autumn, why not join NDA member, Penny Rowland Hill, who will be running a series of six art workshops every Thursday morning from 14th September at the Plough Arts Centre. This is a fabulous chance to experiment with different ways of making marks, and to indulge in the pleasure of playing with various mediums and effects, with all materials provided. Booking is through

Life Drawing Group in Hartland

The Resurgence Centre School Lane, Hartland EX39 6BS Friendly and informal. Suitable for all abilities. Professional models Evening Sessions Tuesday 12 September 7-9pm Tuesday 14 November 7-9pm Tuesday 12 December 7-9pm Online ticket = £6 In-person ticket = £8 Full immersion day Thursday 12 October 10am-4pm Online ticket = £20 In-person ticket = £35 Please bring your own materials. Easels, resting boards and refreshments are provided. More information and booking

Watercolour Art Classes with Celia Olsson

Broadwoodkelly Village Hall  EX19 8ED Six fortnightly sessions on Thursday mornings starting on 28th September – £120. Maximum number – 12 people. Celia’s friendly approach makes learning easy. Her sessions will include demonstrations, exercises to practice and time to experiment, learning from the masters and, weather permitting, a sketching outside session. Suitable for beginners and seekers of new methods. “I aim to encourage participants in all my classes so they

Lottery launch

NDA joins Community Lottery

Community Lottery NDA is taking part in the North Devon Community Lottery to raise money for our projects and to give you the chance of winning a prize. Tickets are just £1.00 and at least 60% from each ticket sold goes to support North Devon, and there’s a chance to win the £25,000 jackpot every week! CLICK HERE TO BUY A LOTTERY TICKET OR TO ENTER THE SUPER DRAW

Doomsday Machine by Patrick Spiers

NDA Gets Sparks funding

NDA Awarded Community Sparks Barnstaple Funding Photo: Doomsday Machine by Patrick Spiers Two small funding pots will enable NDA to put on two projects in Barnstaple town centre, ‘Projecting Barnstaple’ and ‘Joy (Street) of Art’, part of a safer streets scheme to encourage families and visitors into town and help create Barnstaple as an arts destination town. Our ‘Projecting Barnstaple’ project offers NDA Members an opportunity to have their artwork

Debs Last celebrations

Debs completes her challenge

Back in 2021, NDA member Deborah Last set herself a challenge to paint plein air, every day of the year throughout 2022. Her challenge began on 1st January 2022 and has just come to an end as we ticked over to 2023. This is an amazing achievement and everyone at NDA would like to congratulate Debs on completing her goals. Through rain and shine, Debs left the house every single

drop in arts and crafts sessions

Drop in sessions

Our annual NDA Christmas Exhibition is just about to get under way at Studio KIND in Braunton. This year we are introducing a new feature to promote the exhibition and to introduce people to North Devon Arts. We have organised a series of ‘drop-in’ sessions in which you are invited to come and watch, ask questions or join in with skilled artists and crafts people. Each session is run by

Josie Grant and Rachel Stanton at Two Rivers Framers

Two Rivers offers discount to NDA members

Hi there, We are Josie Grant and Rachel Stanton, two artists living and working in Appledore/Westward-Ho! and in September of this year we opened Two Rivers Framers & Gallery Ltd in Bideford! We provide bespoke fine art picture framing for local artists and galleries and have both previously been members of NDA. We would love to offer our services to NDA members at a discounted rate of 10% off. Our

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