NOTE: Due to Covid-19, we will be holding online lectures for September, October, November and December - click on the 'Lectures' tab to see the superb lectures planned.
Click hereto enjoy the excellent Wessex Lockdown Arts Quizzes (with answers!)
We are a vibrant, friendly and welcoming society which usually meets monthly on the fourth Tuesday of each month for our lectures in the Bouverie Hall, North Street, Pewsey, SN9 5ES, Wiltshire. (Until the pandemic is over, our lectures will be delivered online.) The doors open at 7pm with the lecture starting at 7:30pm for an hour followed by an opportunity to ask the lecturer questions relating to the topic.
Click on the tabs above: Visits, Study Days, Church Recording, Heritage and Young Arts to see more of what we offer our members.
Established in 1991, The Arts Society Pewsey Vale has a membership of approximately 200 and is part of The Arts Society (previously known as NADFAS), a charitable organisation supporting 385 societies around the world. As well as throughout the UK, there are societies in Malta, Gibraltar, The Netherlands, Belgium, France, Germany, Spain, Australia and New Zealand. The Arts Society Pewsey Vale welcomes new members - the annual membership fee of £40 gives members access to monthly lectures by highly qualified experts on a wide range of topics (please click the Lectures tab above), 3 superb visits to interesting places often not accessible to the general public; 2 study days for a more in-depth introduction into carefully selected interesting subjects led by a highly qualified lecturer in that subject.
Members can also join the Church Recording team where members of both Pewsey Vale and Devizes Arts Societies record the contents of our wonderful local churches - an interesting and nationally important activity for our church heritage. Visit www.churchrecording.theartssociety.orgto learn more about this volunteering work recording the nations heritage. Click here to see the amazing list of almost 2000 churches currently recorded by the volunteers of The Arts Society's Church Recording groups
Our Young Arts arm has a proud history of providing young people with exciting opportunities to get involved in creative arts activities. We also have an exciting Heritage Volunteering group currently involved in the restoration of Wolfhall, Burbage, the home of Jane Seymour.
Monthly newsletters are sent to all our members.
Our society is a member society of Wessex Area which offers superb series of study days to members in its 20 member societies.
To joining us or for more information, please email Margaret: firstname.lastname@example.org