rivers MEET - Art Group

Art Group

The rivers MEET Art group meets every week during school term time on Thursdays. We use this Hand of Light website to support our sessions.

See some of our artists work here

The art group takes place in a light and airy room upstairs at the riversMEET Café and Crafts and there is a relaxed and friendly atmosphere for people to meet socially with others also interested in art. We order tea, coffee, etc. for mid-session from the café.

From Thursday 8 September 2016, Caroline Marshall will be taking over teaching the art group, so if you would like to join, please speak with Jo at the café. Sessions will still run on Thursday between 10 am and midday, during term time.

For more information about the group, please contact Jo at the café.

Past feedback

"Thoroughly enjoying the classes so far, already feel I learnt so much... There's a lovely energy in the class and it feels like everyone has gelled well which just adds to a more positive experience." - Tracy

"I think in this class Richard you have brought out the best. Making us use our imagination to the full. I have enjoyed using different mediums and every week l have looked forward to every class." - Stan

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St Aidan's Nature Reserve

An hour sketching around St Aidan's Nature Reserve

Occasionally, the art group has moved out of the studio to draw in the natural environment.


Watercolour by Lorraine

An early watercolour by Lorraine - Thursday Art Class

The art group encourages experimentation with materials and mark making.

Glass by Vee

Watercolour by Vee - Thursday Art Class

Learning about the qualities of the mediums being used is an important aspect of artwork.

Sketches - St Aidan's Nature Reserve

Final sketches of St Aidan's Nature Reserve by the art class