Become a lecturer

Become a lecturer

The Arts Society Directory lists over 350 accredited lecturers. Our 385 Societies use the Directory to arrange their monthly lecture for members.

We welcome applications from lecturers who speak on a range of arts subjects, and who conform to the following criteria:

To lecture for The Arts Society lecturers must:

/ Have approximately three years' experience of lecturing to adults
Be confident with audiences of 100 or more
Use high quality digital images
Lecture on a range of arts subjects - as defined: "The study of the history, social history, techniques and materials, design and manufacture and collections of: architecture, archaeology, painting, prints, sculpture, textiles, furniture, furnishings, costume, glass and ceramics, enamel, metalwork, garden design and installation art; as well as the lives and influences of the artists, architects, craftsmen and patrons involved. We also include music, dance, theatre, literature and film."

To apply:

1. Attend a Society meeting of The Arts Society to see how our lectures are run.

2. Complete the online form Application to become an Accredited Lecturer for The Arts Society - This will include supplying references from two people who can comment on your lecturing skills.

If your application is of interest to The Arts Society one of the Education & Directory Department will contact you to discuss the next stages of the application process.

Successful applicants will be listed as freelance lecturers in the Directory and approached by individual Societies. 

Apply to become a lecturer