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Next Lecture – Tuesday 13 February

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Our next lecture on Tuesday 13th February is Fabergé and the Russian Royal Family – the speaker is Marie Anne Mancio. Please note visitors for this lecture must book in advance. Please Phone Hazel on 01474705346  to book a place. This will be an opportunity to discover the history behind some of the most famous eggs and other […]

Day of Special Interest – Tuesday 6th February

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Any last minute booking to attend the day of special interest EMPEROR QIANLONG (1735-1796) SON OF GOD, MAN OF THE WORLD,  should be to Helen Beck by Tuesday 30th January at the latest as we have to provide numbers for the catering.  Helen can be contacted by phone 001474568290  or email: beck49@btopenworld.com

Coffee Morning – January 18th

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Many thanks to everyone who attended the coffee morning on 18th January. It was good to see a lot of new members among those who attended. We started the session off with a brief overview of the Arts Society at local, regional and national levels – which generated a lot of discussion and interest  while […]

Gravesham Arts Council

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Our society is now a member of  Gravesham Arts   – see the website: graveshamarts.co.uk  for details of  up coming events and more information about the group. It is an umbrella organisation for all types of art and creativity in the Gravesham area .They are responsible for the day to day running of the St Andrews Centre […]

Next Lecture: Tuesday 9th January 2018

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Our next lecture is Lee Miller: Witnessing Women at War. The speaker is Antony Penrose ( Lee Miller’s son). The lecture highlights the use of the art of photography to document social changes. It is set against the background of Lee Miller’s own life story. Visitors Welcome. please look under lectures for more information.  

Next Lecture Tuesday 14 November 2017

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Our next  Lecture is ‘Painting your Garden – Monet to Mattisse. Lydia Bauman is our speaker. The magnificent Royal Academy exhibition of 2016 opened the public’ eyes to the extent to which artists loved to cultivate their own gardens and how they were in turn inspired by them to create experimental work. We will trace the […]

Combat Stress Raffle

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The Kent Area raffle to support Art Therapy for war veterans suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is going well. However if the area is to reach its target of £10,000  we need to keep supporting it. Raffle tickets are on sale at our meetings at a price of £1 each or £5 per book […]

Christmas Lunch 2017

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We will be starting to  take bookings at our September lecture for our Christmas Lunch which will be on Tuesday 28th November. The lunch will be held at the Hilltop Restaurant, Stansted, Wrotham Heath, Kent.The Hilltop is a quant family run country hotel just off the A20 near the top of Wrotham Hill. Includes a […]