Latest Notices

The Arts Society (formerly known as NADFAS) has always been known for its wonderful work on Church Recording, which is essentially means recording everything within a church building from floor to ceiling.  This information is reproduced in large illustrated books detailing items and their history.  The finished volumes are then presented to various institutions.  If...

Church Recording

If you are a tax payer, HMRC will reimburse our Society with £8-75 in addition to your annual £35 subscription.  This is one of the simplest and most effective ways of giving to charity and it will not cost YOU a penny, but we do need to have a Gift Aid form completed by you,...


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Charles Dickens – Magician – Conjuring in Life, Letters and Literature

Wed 29th May 2019 @ 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm
Updated on: 07/06/2019

Recently Added to Church Recording, Heritage Volunteers and Young Arts

Recently Added to Photo Gallery and Visit Reports

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to The Arts Society Blackmore Vale.

Please have a look at the current programme of Monthly Meetings, Days of Special Interest, Visits and Evening Arts Society meetings planned for 2019-2020. We meet on the first Thursday monthly in Stalbridge Hall DT10 2NF between October and July at 11am for coffee prior to the start of the lecture at 11.30am. Our highly-accredited lecturers cover a huge spectrum of fascinating topics connected with the diverse world of decorative and fine arts. We also have Days of Special Interest which offer three in-depth lectures and a delicious lunch! During the summer months there are often exciting visits to historic homes and gardens. Membership of The Arts Society Blackmore Vale opens up the world of arts to everyone and is a great way to make new friendships.

We are delighted to welcome new members and guests – click on Join-Us above for more details.  You may join at any point in our programme and currently there is no waiting list.

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The Next Monthly Lecture

Girls Behaving Badly: Jane Austen’s Wicked Women

Lecturer: Annalie Talent
Thu 3rd Oct 2019 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Other Coming Events


Lecturer: Anne Haworth
Mon 14th Oct 2019 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm