The Arts Society North Devon
A friendly group with diverse interests in the arts, both visual and decorative.
The Group meet at the Durrant House Hotel, Heywood Road, Northam, EX39 3BQ for regular meetings throughout the season, which runs from October to May.
The 2018-2019 Programme of eight monthly lecturers will begin on Tuesday 9th October 2018.
THE MAGNIFICENT MAYA. Lecturer Dr Diana Davies studied at the Institute of Archaeology London, and has spent many years travelling in Central and South America, it was her visit to the Maya site at Palenque in Mexico which inspired her to learn everything she could about the Ancient Maya, a civilisation that people here in the UK, know little about.
The Lecture will begin at 2.00 p.m. at The Durrant House Hotel Bideford. The lectures will continue on the Second Tuesday of each month until May 2019. (The December meeting will be preceded by the AGM which starts at 1.30 p.m)
Visitors are very welcome – a donation of £5 will be requested.
The Arts Society North Devon is a charity which promotes Education and Conservation in the Arts, a Member Society of The Arts Society. Members enjoy a range of lectures covering the History of Art in all its forms. Special Interest Days exploring a specific subject in more detail and Visits to places of historical interest.
Volunteering opportunities are available to all members, Heritage and Church Recording, setting up Church trails for children and supporting the Young Arts competition which is staged by The Burton Gallery in Bideford, in January and February each year. The Society provides funds for the prizes for the Young Arts, also toward the printing and publicity for the Church Trails.
For more information please visit the web site at www.tasnorthdevon.org.uk