We are holding two free taster events in Portugal where people will get the chance to sample all that The Arts Society has to offer
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"The Arts Society is a community that wants more people to engage, to appreciate and above all to enjoy the arts and discover how they enrich our lives” June Robinson, Chairman of The Arts Society
of lectures that received an outstanding, excellent or very good review in 2017
of members strongly agreed or agreed that the work of The Arts Society increases access to the arts
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The Arts Society Directory is made up of over 350 accredited lecturers. All are experts in their field and excellent communicators with a passion for passing on their knowledge about the arts to our audiences. Each month we feature four lecturers in greater depth.
We believe that the arts have the potential to enrich peoples’ lives. That is why we create opportunities to discover and support the arts of yesterday, today and tomorrow, wherever you are. Our grants support the development of skills in the arts and heritage.