Welcome to Sussex

A SECOND BULLETIN. TAS Hiouse has issued a second advisory notice concerning the Coronavirus emergency. This may be of special interest to Programme Secretaries, and can be seen here.

STOP PRESS. Due to the Coronavirus outbreak we have reluctantly cancelled the third Spring Area Special Interest Day on Monday 20th April 2020. Those of you who have booked a place and paid in advance will be contacted regarding your preference for a refund. We prefer a bank transfer, but cheques can be issued if necessary. In the case where people have booked but their payments have not yet been banked, your cheques will be destroyed or returned, as you instruct us. We also regret that the Spring Forum and AGM at Clair Hall, Haywards Heath on 3 April 2020 has been called off too. Advance payments will be refunded. Meanwhile, the Area Team will remain in touch with local societies via email. The latest inormation from TAS House can be seen here. Please note that it proscribes Area Meetings, Hub Meetings, the Directory Day and Area SIDs, trips and traning Events until 30 April 2020. The Malaga global TAS AGM in mid May has also now been cancelled. The official announcement can be seen here.  Local society lectures and other events remain at the discretion their Committees. Please check your local society website.

The Arts Society works to advance decorative and fine arts education and appreciation, alongside promoting the preservation of artistic heritage. We are a UK based charity with over 91,000 members supporting a network of over 360 local Societies in the UK, Europe and Australasia.

From Chichester in the west to Hastings in the east there are twenty four individual Societies in The Arts Society Sussex Area further details of which can be found in the Societies section.

Our Societies bring together groups of like minded individuals through regular meetings, lectures by top experts. study days, visits, tours and a number of volunteering activities including Church Recording, Heritage Volunteering and our Young Arts programmes.

It is a great way to expand your knowledge of the arts as well as have fun and make new friendships.

Full details of our current Area Team and their individual responsibilities are available here. Essential contact points are:

Acting Area Chairman. Jillie Moss; jillie@theartssociety.org.  For a copy of the Chairman's full report to the 2019 Spring Forum, please click here. For the edited Minutes of the 2018 Autumn Area meeting, held on 5 October at Boxgrove Village Hall, click here. For the Minutes of the Area Team meeting on 8 March 2019, click here. For the Minutes of the Area Team meeting on 27 September 2019 click here. For a copy of the Chairman's full report to the 2019 Autumn Forum click here. For the Minutes of the Forum held at Lodsworth Village Hall on 18 October 2019, click here. For the Minutes of the Area Team meeting on 7 February 2020, click here.

Area Secretary (administration). Lois Cope; loiscope@lineone.net

Area Special Interest Days. Richard Beale; richard@kithurstbarn.net. 2020 seminars are currently being advertised. See the News and Events sections.

Area Young Arts Co-ordinator. Gillian Baker; gillianbaker@hotmail.com. For the latest Young Arts Newsletter, see the Volunteering section. For details of the Young Artisan of the Year competition 2019, please see our Young Arts page, under the Volunteering heading.

Area Church Recording Co-ordinator. Sheila Ryan; bayleaves@macace.net. For the latest report, see the Volunteering section.

 

What's on in Sussex

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