News

A Christmas visit to Winchester cathedral and Christmas Market

The Arts Society Windsor (Evening) are organising a visit to Winchester on 6th December. This has proved so popular, that they have now booked a larger coach and have some spare seats available on a first come, first served basis. Have a look on the Upcoming Events page for full details. The closing date for bookings has now been extended to 22nd November 2018.

Looking at a Church through the Eyes of a Child

You can read more about Children’s Trails on our Volunteering page along with other initiatives like Memory Trails.

 

Look at what happened last Sunday when the Church of St Mary, the Virgin, Old Amersham, working with Ann Beaton, Discovery Trails Co-ordinator, The Arts Society, Chiltern Hills Area launched its trail to visitors, young and old. Here is a pictorial account of a Children’s Trail!

Chiltern Hills Area Study Day Series Autumn 2018 But does it really count as Art?

Booking is now open for our Autumn Study Series-three Study Days focusing on three completely different aspects of art. Click on lecturer's name for details of each speaker.

The Art of the Harp                 Monday 24 September 2018                   Sarah Deere Jones        Cancelled

The Art of Armour                   Wednesday  17 October 2018                 Tobias Capwell

Art Workshops for Children sponsored by The Arts Society Henley

 

Background

For the past few years Hedfas, now The Arts Society Henley has sponsored art workshops in local schools as part of the Henley Youth Festival. These workshops take place during a week in March.

Last year Hedfas sponsored 450 children who took part in 20 workshops across 12 schools, some examples being screen printing, animation and willow work. Hedfas donated £2368 this year for these workshops.

Two Interesting Opportunities offered by The Arts Society, Windsor (Evening)

The Arts Society, Windsor (evening) is offering two interesting events for Arts Society members from neighbouring societies in the Chiltern Hills Area.

The first of these is a Special Interest day about Lutyens and Jekyll and their influence on 20th Century British Gardens, to be held on Thursday 22 February, all day, in Windsor. The lecturer is James Bolton, a well-known independent landscape consultant and author specialising in historic gardens and architecture. For more information, go to our Upcoming Events page and click on the link.

Added Value for members of The Arts Society in the Chiltern Hills Area

After the summer break, the prospect of enjoying a new programme of lectures over the winter months is always satisfying for members of The Arts Society. Did you know that in addition to your own Society activities there are also other opportunities for you to enjoy a lecture experience or a Special Interest Day, hosted by another Society in our Area.  Often these opportunities come up at fairly short notice, because obviously members of the Society organising the event get preference. There are a number of opportunities currently available.

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