Peter Warwick


I am sorry to report that Peter Warwick, well known lecturer has died. He came to us a little while ago. You may remember his recent wonderful lecture on Capt Cook He was booked for 2020 to give a lecture on his special subject namely Lord Nelson. Aged 69 Peter had been suffering from cancer for the past four years He will be sorely missed by his many friends and contacts not least The Arts Society.

Day of Special Interest


Monday 1st April 2019
Design, Invention, Creation: The Multiple Lives of Leonardo Da Vinci
A study day in three one hour parts: Exploring the life, work, interests and legacy of a Renaissance icon. Speculations regarding the true life and meanings of Leonardo’s works have been rife for centuries; culminating in recent times with books such as the Da Vinci Code Click here for more details and the booking form
Leslie Primo

New Members Coffee Morning


On a lovely sunny day Chairman, David Anderson welcomed new members of Blackwater to a coffee morning hosted by the President Dr Bill Allen and Jennifer Allen at their house in Wickham Bishops.

Members of the committee attended and new members were able to explore opportunities in the Volunteering Arms of the Society. David explained in his address how Blackwater was run and invited members to continue the recruitment initiative for new members.

Everyone enjoyed the chance to meet and chat with other new members and meet the committee.