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By Robin Lees

Events Programme

Find all the details of our Summer and Winter Programmes below along with some additional Special Events.


Assembly Rooms, Alton GU34 1BA

Saturday 7th October to Sunday 15th October 10am until 5pm, closing to the public at 4pm on the last day.

Private View 6th October

The Exhibition Entry Form and Rules and Conditions of Entry can be found on the  Annual Exhibition Entry page, simply click the button below.

Annual General Meeting

This year's Annual General Meeting will be combined with a social event and will be held at

7pm, Thursday 23rd May 2024

Goldfinch Books, 24 High St, Alton GU34 1BN


we look forward to seeing you there.

Summer Programme 2024

Outdoor Painting days start at 10am and finish by 4pm,

unless otherwise stated.

You can arrive at any time between these hours and stay for as long as you wish.


Beginners and more experienced artists welcome - we are a very friendly and informal group, so please come along and give it a try!


Bring your own art materials, chair, water and a packed lunch, drink and please car-share whenever possible.

Don’t forget your camera to capture images for future reference.

Broadlands Riding School

10 May 2024

Broadlands enjoys a unique environment for disabled children and adults to experience the benefits of therapeutic riding, set deep in the tranquil countryside.

Church of St Peter ad Vincula

11 June 2024

Built in the 12th century this redundant church stands in the remote and beautiful village of Colemore.

Alton Public Gardens

17 July 2024

Attractive gardens, with unusual mature trees, a bandstand, colourful children's play-area and statues.

Wynwood Cottage

9 August 2024

Alton Art Society member Sue Robinson has invited members to paint in her garden.

Spring Workshop 2024

Image by Wioleta Zakrzewska
Saturday 20th April

Join us for a full day Landscape Workshop working in Pastels and Pen & Wash.

10am - 4pm  

Four Marks Village Hall, Lymington Botttom, Four Marks, Alton GU34 5AA

Winter Programme 2023/24

Demonstrations at the Alton Assembly Rooms 2.30 - 4.30pm.

Visitors are very welcome (£5 entry)

A monthly programme of demonstrations is held in the Alton Assembly Rooms on the third Saturday of each month from September to March.  The demonstrations are free to members and available to visitors for a small charge on the door. 

Every demonstration is projected onto a large screen, giving everyone a clear view. 


During the interval, tea and coffee are available - with thanks to our refreshments volunteers.

The Society runs a free lending library during these meetings and members can borrow books about practical techniques and much more from our extensive collection.  Please return the books when finished with, for others to enjoy.

Some full day practical workshops are held throughout the year.

Chris Forsey

16 September 2023

Water, boats


Judit Matthews

20 January 2024

Natural World

Watercolour & Collage

Max Hale

18 November 2023



Jake Winkle

17 February 2024



Marilyn Allis

16 December 2023

The Farmyard

Mixed Media

Wendy Jelbert

16 March 2024

Very loose watercolours Floral Garden


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