Last year the Greater London Area organised an enjoyable and successful day for recruitment to the Arts Society at the excellent venue of Bridewell Hall near Blackfriars
Building on that event we are planning an equivalent day on Saturday 21st September 2019. Speakers booked include Nigel Bates, Jonathan Foyle and Malcolm Jones. The day is for members and non-members and we encourage Society members to bring along friends and relations who are not already members to give them a ‘taste’ of what The Arts Society offers.
STOP PRESS!!!!! We now know the subject of Malcolm Jones interview. It will be the well known film,TV and Stage actor Kenneth CranhamClick here for the BIO
Tickets are available via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/arts-on-saturday-the-arts-society-greater-london-area-tickets-60815393479
or by contacting Susan Branfield at email@example.com
The latest newsletter is now available on the website – printed copies were available at last lectures and will be still available at the October lecture.Click here for the Newsletter
I know as we bask in a reasonable bit of summer it seems strange to talk about Christmas. But our Christmas event this year is a trip to Ely Cathedral’s Christmas Fayre on Thursday 14th November. Click here for more details ‘ menus and the booking form
Please note the lecture is on Thursday 4th July not as previously indicated on the News Page
For our last lecture of the 2018-19 season, we have local art to the fore. Jo Walton on Ravilous, Bawden and the Great Bardfield Artists. An exploration of the artistic community that existed so close to us in North Essex. click here for more details and the bio
Cheese and Wine Party after the Lecture – members and guests invited
Blackwater members may be interested in a day of lectures that the Greater London Area have arranged as a recruitment day for existing and potential new members on Saturday 21st September at Bridewell Hall near Blackfriars.
With three well known speakers in an excellent venue, we thought as a near neighbour of London members from Blackwater might like to attend and bring a non-member friend if possible. to directly book enter in your browser: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/arts-on-saturday-the-arts-society-greater-london-area-tickets-60815393479
.Click here for more details and information re – booking
A message from Carole Tibballs
‘For the attention of folk going on the Eltham Palace trip Wed 19th June that Patricia Pullen will hold the list of attendees on the day of our visit to Eltham Palace Her tel no is 01376 500109’
Jackie Marsh-Hobbs will give us a lecture on “The British Seaside Holiday – it’s History, Architecture and Entertainment. I wonder if she will also dwell on the decline of this traditional holiday and trippers to the sea? Click here for more details and the BIO
Remember the May lecture is always the second Thursday because of elections.
So we welcome back on Thursday 9th May – Eveline Eaton to tell us about the Bayeux Tapestry – This lecture will present in details the historical, cultural and artistic aspects of that unique masterpiece.Click here for more details and the BIO
Paul Jagger gave us a lecture on Livery Company Halls. This visit will build on that. The programme for the day offers entry to two halls in the company of Paul who will conduct the tours.Click here for more details and the Booking Form