Welcome to The Arts Society East Sussex 

Member of The Arts Society

The first society was founded in 1965 by the late Mrs Patricia Fay OBE and NADFAS was formed and registered as an educational charity in 1968. The Arts Society consists of member societies whose aim is to increase enjoyment, knowledge and stimulate interest in the preservation of our cultural heritage. There are now almost 92,000 members with 375 societies in the UK, 11 in mainland Europe, 7 in New Zealand and 30 societies in Australia.

The Arts Society (TAS) is a leading arts charity which works to advance decorative and fine arts education and appreciation, alongside promoting the conservation of our artistic heritage. TAS opens up the world of the arts for everyone to enjoy, learn, participate in, and preserve.

With inspiring monthly lectures given by top experts in their fields, together with days of special interest, educational visits and cultural holidays, TAS is a great way to learn, have fun and make new and lasting friendships.


Next Lecture - Wednesday 31st January

6.45 pm  Doors open - licensed bar
7.45 pm  Lecture -  Shakespeare: The Birth of Modern Show-Business
Lecturer - Giles Ramsay
New members and visitors welcome (£5 visitors fee or join on the night)

A Day at the V&A, London - Tuesday 16th January 2018:
Timed entries to the Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion Exhibition in the morning followed by Opera: Passion, Power & Politics Exhibition in the afternoon. Tickets available - closing date 31st December.

Weekend in Belfast, Northern Ireland 6-8 July 2018 £537 pp includes 2 nights half board at Stormont Hotel, return flights, plus visits to Hillsborough Castle, Mount Stewart House, Titanic Experience, Ulster Museum and Giant's Causeway.  Bookings now open.

Full details of the above Visit & Tour plus future Visits & Tours and lectures see tabs above.