On 4 July 2018 members attended a Day of Special Interest on the subject of The Treasures of Prague presented by Clare Ford-Wille. Everyone present thoroughly enjoyed the expert lectures which were of particular interest to those who will be taking part in our Study Tour in September.
On 6 July 2018 The Arts Society Sandwich celebrated the Golden Jubilee of NADFAS/The Arts Society, and their own Pearl Anniversary with a Summer Supper. Drinks in the garden of two of their members were followed by a lecture in the Guildhall by Alexandra Epps entitled “Good as Gold”. An excellent supper was then enjoyed by members and guests and a celebratory cake was cut by founder member Ann Vine. Thanks to Chairman Cally Vaile and her team for a delightful evening.
On 10 July 2018 The Arts Society, Dover, Deal and Sandwich will be holding a celebratory tea to celebrate the Golden Jubilee of NADFAS/The Arts Society. This will be held at Deal Town Hall from 2.30-4.30 pm. A local singer, Natasha, will be singing a range of Kentish songs. There is an original Turner of an off-shore scene to be viewed, and the Town Hall is an interesting historical building.
On 29th June 2018 members and guests of the combined Arts Societies in Canterbury celebrated the Golden Jubilee of NADFAS/The Arts Society with a wonderful evening of music by the Marici Saxes, an international saxophone quartet, followed by wine and canapés. Thanks to the Canterbury chairmen, Stuart Field and Jim Gibbons for arranging this event and to their committee members for their help in making this an evening to remember.
Don’t forget to go to our Events Page to see what’s happening. For a link click here
“Our True Gold” Event at The Beaney, Canterbury
As part of The Arts Society national celebration of the work of our Volunteers, Kent Area will be holding a two-day event on 22nd and 23rd September 2018. All are welcome, so do come and join us. Bring your family along too. For further details click here
The Arts Society, Kent Area, are planning to work with East Kent Girl Guiding to support girls working for their Arts Awards. Watch this space for further details.
On Thursday 19 July The Arts Society Thanet will be holding their annual Strawberry Tea at Salmestone Grange. For further details contact Angela Whelan by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Tenterden Society celebrated the 50th Anniversary of the foundation of NADFAS with an exhibition of a range of artistic works produced by their Members.
This was followed by Alexandra Epps giving us a fabulous lecture entitled “As Good as Gold”. Members then enjoyed celebratory cake and sparkling wine whist admiring the outstanding items on display.
Area Study Tour 2019
The Area Holiday 6 – 10 June 2019 will be to Newcastle and Northumbria. To see the details please click here
As well as the printed brochures, full details of the tour can be seen online by members. At the bottom of pages 1 and 2 of the printed brochure, members are invited to – Click on the View Your Tour tab at www.tailored-travel.co.uk and quote kaa191.