The Arts Society Bristol


We meet for lectures between September and the following May usually on the second Tuesday of the month (from September 2018). The lectures are open to all members of The Arts Society Bristol and we welcome guests for a small donation (typically £6). Registration starts at 7:30pm with the lecture starting at 8:00pm. REMEMBER to bring your Arts Society Bristol membership card for registration.

Please notify attendance of guests in advance, preferably via our Contact Us form (or via the telephone contact on the membership card).

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From September 2018, our lectures are held in Redland Hall, Redmaids’ High School, Westbury Road, BS9 3AW.

We suggest that you arrive 30 minutes before in order to find parking spaces in the school grounds or locally.

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2018 Details here.
September 11 Promenade des Anglais: Nice Artists (Christopher Herbert)
October 09 Art UK: uncovering the Nation’s Hidden Oil Paintings (Mary Rose Rivett Carnac)
Plus Q and A session with Arts Society CEO Florian Schweizer
November 13 World War One through the eyes of German Artists (Angela Smith)
December 11 Australian Aboriginal Rock Art (Paul Bahn)
2019 Details here.
January 08 AGM and Velazquez: the meaning of Las Meninas (Jacqueline Cockburn)
February 12 The Borgias: the most infamous family in history? (Sarah Dunant)
March 12 Wallpaper: a decorative art (Joanna Banham)
April 09 Botticelli and his Primavera (Brendan Cassidy)
May 14 Reconstructing the real Richard III (Tobias Capwell)