Arts Fest 2018


Members wishing to enter the ArtsFest exhibition (part of Nationals 50th anniversary celebrations ) should bring their works of art to our November lecture where they will be displayed  to all our members before being assessed by  an independent adjudicator. Three selected pieces will then be digitally photographed These photographs will sent to Essex Area for display at their meeting on 26th February 2018 along with exhibits from the other Essex societies Eventually all Area exhibits will be sent to National HQ for display at their AGM in May 2018

Our November meeting will then close with the Wine and Cheese Party postponed from our July meeting

Any queries re works of art should be addressed to Stephanie Jones,Sheila Bates or the Chairman

Church Crawl 2017


The annual church crawl organised by The Arts Society –  Saffron Walden will take place on Tuesday 8th August 2017.
We will be visiting 3 churches in North West Essex this year, starting with St Mary the Virgin, Radwinter, followed by the Church St Mary the Virgin, Little Sampford, and , in the afternoon to St John the Baptist with Our Lady and St Laurence, Thaxted.Click here for more details

Area Study Day – 27th September


The Arts Society Essex Area will host a Day of Special Interest on Wednesday 27 September 2017 at The Headgate Theatre Colchester entitled “Radiance & Beauty: A Study Day in Stained Glass by Roger Rosewell.

An Application Form containing full details can be downloaded here

Next Season’s Programme


We are pleased to announce the publication of the 2017-18 programme of lectures. We start on the 5th October with Sèvres Porcelain: Jane Gardiner, our lecturer,explores the history of the Vincennes-Sèvres factory and its productions up to the French Revolution. Search the Lecture tab for the full programme.