Greater London Area

We are one of the areas of the UK Arts Society and comprise 25 Societies in the Greater London Area and Jersey. Our aims are to promote the appreciation and study of every aspect of the arts and to preserve our artistic heritage for the benefit of all.

The Societies listed on the right and shown on the map below, each have their own programme of lectures, study days, visits, and volunteering opportunities. If you would like to contact a society with a view to becoming a member, just click on a name on the list here to find their website.

If you are unable to join a Society, we have ‘Supporters’; it means that you receive a magazine 3 times a year, and you can find out about those events which are open to non members, and about Societies in all parts of the country. To find out more visit 

An Area Support Team exists to support the local Societies and also offers Area Meetings, educational events and co-ordination of the Arts Volunteering, Heritage Volunteers and Trails of Discovery activities.

Other parts of the website have information on the activities of the London Area, which we are resuming as it becomes safe to do so - activities such as heritage volunteeringchildrens' trails and arts volunteering, our donations and grant giving policy; and news on recent events.

The Study Days, or Events (see below) have been arranged by the Study Course Organisers (SCO) on behalf of the Greater London Area. Study Days are a great way to enjoy learning more about a subject in the company of like-minded people. We have included Zoom lectures .....settle down with a cup of coffee, or a glass of something... watch and enjoy!

Enjoy browsing our website, and we hope you will enjoy what the Arts Society of the Greater London Area has to offer.



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Presented via Zoom: this presentation uses still photos and video to recreate the sense of taking a tour through the Villa Borghese


The study day will explore the fascinating careers of 19th century women artists, against the backdrop of revolution, war, the struggle for recognition and the problems of daily life.