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.


LATEST NEWS:  The Arts Society East Sussex (ASES) 2018/2019 SUBS ARE NOW DUE (1st July 2018 to 30th June 2019) Click on 'Our Society' tab followed by 'Joining Us' for full information.

Sunday 9th September visit to Tate Modern to see 'PICASSO 1932: LOVE, FAME, TRAGEDY' Exhibition - timed entries 12.30 & 13.00 - tickets still available, see details under Visits Tab.

We have just had a cancellation for our trip to Malta 4-11 October 2019 - if anyone is free to join us at the last minute please contact the Tours Secretary (see Tours Tab for full informaton ).

Visit to Blenheim Palace Christmas Lights + overnight in Oxford Sunday/Monday 9/10 December - waiting list only.

2019 Overseas Tour - Croatia's Istrian Coast 4-11th May 2019 - details and booking forms now available under Tours Tap - bookings now being taken. 

Our Next Lecture is on Wednesday 26th September  "Leonardi de Vinci - The Complete Man of the Renaissance" by Guy Rooker - doors open 18.30: Our AGM will take place at 19.15 followed by the lecture at 7.45: Licensed Bar:  Guests welcome £5 on the night.