The first lecture of our new season will be on Tuesday 11th September. The talk will be Henry Moore: A Revolution in British Sculpture. Our speaker will be Jo Walton. We look forward to seeing you there.
A very successful lunch was held in July to celebrate our 25th anniversary and the Arts Societies 50th anniversary
We have supported a Young Arts Project in Gravesend by providing a bit of funding to allow a workshop at Chantry Community School to be run. A report can be found under – Volunteering – Rescue the Tunnel.
We will still be taking fees for next year at the July meeting. If you intend to pay by Bank Transfer please can you do it before the meeting and then go to the desk to collect your membership card when you cone to the lecture. If you are paying by cheque it is a […]
Our next lecture on on Tuesday 3rd July when Oliver Everett will speak on THE TAJ MAHAL: ITS ARCHITECTURE, ORIGINS, CONSTRUCTION, INTERIORS AND SURROUNDINGSThe Taj Mahal was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan as a mausoleum for his favourite wife, Mumtaz Mahal. The lecture traces the origins of its design, its site in Agra, […]
Final reminder – We are celebrating our silver jubilee and the national golden jubilee with a lunch at the Hilltop restaurant on Tuesday 17th July. Pleased contact Val our membership secretary if you want to come and haven’t already booked.
The Arts Society, Kent Area will be celebrating the National Golden Jubilee Year at The Beaney House of Art and Knowledge, Canterbury on 22nd/23rdSeptember 2018 featuring Free art workshops with a professional artist for children and young people under 16 Children’s museum trails Free highlight tours of the museum (Saturday: 11am, 2pm; Sunday: 1pm, 3pm) Exhibition about The Arts […]
Our June lecture will be Hidden Canvases , Street Art and the City. Our speaker is Doug Gillen who has been heavily involved in documenting the street art scene in London and abroad through his project Fifth Wall TV, and can offer a genuine insight into this world. Hidden Canvases is a beginner’s guide to […]
RENEWAL please see full letter by clicking the link under reports and information
A reminder that it is time to renew your membership for the coming year – i.e. September 2018 until August 2019. The annual subscription will be £49.00 If you decide that you are not going to renew, please can you can let us know. It is extremely useful as saves numerous phone calls and allows us […]