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Orwell Decorative and Fine Arts Society

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PLEASE NOTE LECTURES FOR APRIL, MAY & JUNE HAVE BEEN CANCELLED.  FURTHER INFORMATION WILL BE AVAILABLE IN DUE COURSE.

General Details

We are the Orwell Decorative and Fine Arts Society, a member of The Arts Society (National Association of Decorative and Fine Arts).

We have illustrated lectures 9 months of the year by professional lecturers on Fine Art and related themes. We organise visits with guided tours, to venues with these interests.

If you are interested in Fine Art and Culture, and enjoy meeting like-minded people, we would welcome new members.

Who to contact

Name
Wendy Robbins
Position
Membership Secretary
Telephone
01394-823807
Email
info@orwelldfas.org.uk
Website
http://www.orwelldfas.org.uk

Where to go

Name
Orwell Decorative and Fine Arts Society
Address
Tower Hall
Broadlands Way
Rushmere St Andrew
Suffolk
Postcode
IP4 5SU
Area served
Ipswich, Hadleigh, Stowmarket, Woodbridge, Felixstowe, Kesgrave
Venue Email
info@orwelldfas.org.uk
Venue Website
http://www.orwelldfas.org.uk
Parking details
There is a limited amount of free parking in front of the hall and at the side of the hall. There is another small, free car park nearby. On-street parking is also available.
Transport
Bus Route 4 stop near Tower Hall

Days & Times

First Wednesday of the month, 9 months in the year. Doors open at 13:30, lectures begin at 14.15 prompt. Tea and Coffee available from 13.30-14.00
Time of day
Afternoon

Other details

Cost Details
Annual Membership is £42. A limited number of non-members and guest welcome at lectures, a £6 donation is asked. A reduced membership is available for £27, for the lectures from February to June.
Referral required?
No
Referral and availability notes

Please note that often the lecture will be extremely popular. Guests and Visitors should always contact our membership secretary to ensure that there is available space, as members will always have priority.

Age Groups
Adults
Accessibility
Disabled Parking, Wheelchair Access, Adapted Toilet, Audio Loop

Accreditation website
http://www.theartssociety.org
Accreditation details
Is a member society of the Arts Society, the operating name of NADFAS

Notes

We meet on the first Wed. of the month, and lectures begin at 2.15pm. Lecture list for season 2020

5/02/20 "Same Old Same New" by Aliki Braine

4/03/20 "C. R. Ashbee - What made him do it?" by Shawn Kholucy 

1/04/20 "The Holland Park Circle" (Victorian Painters, Sculptors & Architects living in Holland Park) by Jennifer Toynbee-Holmes

6/05/20 "Discovering MacDonald Gill: Architect, Artist and Map Maker" by Caroline Walker

3/06/20 "Not Just Standing Around: Understanding Statuary in 17th and 18th Century Gardens in England " by Twigs Way 

Last Updated
19/04/2020

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