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Our True Gold
Over the weekend 22/23 September 2018 we celebrated the work of our volunteers with an event at The Beaney House of Art and Knowledge at Canterbury. Special thanks to Jane Brentnall and Christine Hughes of The Arts Society, Ashford, for organising this event. For a report and pictures please click here.

Study Tour to Prague
Members of various Arts Societies in Kent enjoyed a Study Tour to Prague from 10-14 September. For a report and photos click here

Diary dates 

22/23 September 2018: The Arts Society, Kent Area “Our True Gold” Event at The Beaney, Canterbury. For further details click here.
24 October 2018: Area Autumn Meeting at Harrietsham Village Hall

“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. For further details click here

High Weald Study Day
On Tuesday 6 November The Arts Society, High Weald, are holding a Study Day on the subject of The Nude. For further details and booking form please click here.

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 your 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 and quote kaa191.

On 3 September 2018 our Chief Executive, Florian Schweizer, completed a 12 km run from Walmer Castle to Sandwich Guildhall. For further details and photos click here.

Medway Society visit to Waddesdon Manor. On 19 July 2018 The Arts Society Medway will be visiting Waddesdon Manor. To see details please click here

Our Combat Stress Raffle

Kent Area are holding a raffle to raise funds for Art Therapy for six veterans suffering from PSTD.  Click here to see further details and a photo of the picture, painted by a Kent veteran, which is the prize in the Raffle.

Visits 2017

On 24th October 2017 Medway Society isited Petworth in West Sussex. Click here to see the details.

Tours 2018

Trip to Scotland with Peter Medhurst

From 2 – 8 May 2018 Knole Society will be visiting Scotland accompanied by Peter Medhurst. Click here for details and booking form. And here is a link to Peter’s website page for this trip.


2018 Area Holiday to Prague

Monday 10 September 2018 – Friday 14 September 2018: The Kent Area Holiday will be to Prague, organised by our Area Tours Rep, Helen Turner. Click here for preliminary details. Full booking form will be available soon, so watch this space.

Tours 2017

Tour of Berlin and Potsdam by Gravesend

In June 2017 The Arts Society, Gravesend, visited Berlin and Potsdam. Click here to see the report.

Area holiday to Sicily

From 25 September to 1st October 2017 Valerie Coleman organised a trip to Sicily. Click here for report.