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 25th October

6.30 pm  Doors open - licensed bar
7.45 pm  Lecture - Reading Pictures - Are you Visually Literate?  
Lecturer - John Ericson
We look forward to seeing as many members as possible.
New members and visitors welcome (£5 visitors fee or join on the day)

Our Christmas Lunch takes place on Friday 1st December at The Sussex County Cricket Ground - bookings are now being taken - download the booking form with full details by clicking 'Documents'  under 'Our Society' tab.  Places are filling up so get your forms in soon - closing date for bookings 17th November

REMINDER:  Membership Subscriptions for 2017/2018 (1st July 2017 to 30th June 2018) are now overdue - please pay by contacting our Membership Secretary, email: or by clicking on 'Joining Us' under "Our Society" tab.

For full details of future Lectures, Visits, Tours and News see tabs above.