Prize Winners Announced: Marsh Awards for Volunteering with NADFAS

We are delighted to announce the winners of the 2016 Marsh Trust Awards, recognising NADFAS volunteers who work to help support crafts and heritage in their local area.


Coming Soon! A New Society in Hailsham, East Sussex

Our New Societies Team have been investigating the possibility of a new NADFAS Society in Hailsham, East Sussex. Having done some research, we feel this could be viable and are looking for local people interested in for

NADFAS at Night London is back for 2016

NADFAS at Night London is back for 2016 and will again be held at our secret venue in the heart of Covent Garden.

Glasgow School of Art Appeal following the Fire of 2014

Following the devastating fire in 2014, Glasgow School of Art has launched it's appeal to restore the famous Charles Rennie Mackintosh building. 

Young Arts Chairman's Competition Winners Announced

We are delighted to announce the winners of the 2016 Young Arts Chairman's Competition, which this year was on the theme of Edibles. 


EBacc petition reaches 100,000 signatures

The debate over the exclusion of arts subjects from the English Baccalaureate will be taken to the House of Commons after a petition to government reached 100,000 signatures.


A flavour of the jazz age at AGM on 18 May 2016

There will be a flavour of the jazz age at this year's NADFAS Day when NADFAS-accredited Lecturer Mary Alexander will present 'An Intoxicating Cocktail' examining the way in which Paris was the hub of cutting-edge experiments in the visual and performing arts between the wars.

Coming Soon: A new NADFAS Society in Javea, Spain

We are pleased to announce that a new Society in Javea, Spain will be opening later this year. 

Benahavis DFAS Art in Action 2016 - a great success

On Sunday 7 February BDFAS (the Benahavis Decorative and Fine Arts Society) held its fourth annual exhibition .  The show was opened by Chris Stewart, celebrity author of ‘Driving Over Lemons’ who emphasized the importance of the creative arts in society.  From the opening moment t

A new NADFAS Society in Clapham?

Our New Societies Committee is currently inv

Wessex Area ArtFest 2016

Following the great success of previous years, our Wessex Area will be holding another ArtFest on Tuesday 12 April 2016 at Sturminster Newton in Dorset. On display will be the work of talented members from all 21 Societies in the Wessex Area. All are welcome.

Coming Soon! A new evening Society in Taunton!

We are delighted to announce that another NADFAS Society will be opening later this year in Taunton. 

Taunton Evening DFAS will be opening on 8 September 2016 and will meet at the Taunton Conference Centre. 

Coming Soon! A new Society in Radcliffe on Trent, Nottinghamshire

We are planning to open a new Society in Radcliffe on Trent in Nottinghamshire. 

New in 2016: Jersey DFAS

We are pleased to announce that a new evening Society will be opening in 2016 on the beautiful island of Jersey.

Nomination Form: Marsh Award for Volunteering with NADFAS

Who can be nominated?

Capability Brown Festival 2016

Lancelot (Capability) Brown (1716-1783) is regarded by many as the Father of the English designed landscape. His radical ideas changed the fashion from symmetrical into a more naturalistic style from the mid-C18.

NADFAS Supports Life Drawing Masterclass at Dulwich Picture Gallery

Discover how NADFAS Greater London supports art projects for young people at Dulwich Picture Gallery. Watch the video now

National Heritage (Museum Action Movement)

NH launches Volunteer Management Workshops

First is on 17 Sep 2015 at NADFAS House

An evening Society for Salisbury?

Whilst NADFAS is very well represented in Salisbury, we are repeatedly asked why isn’t there an evening Society there?

NADFAS RBA Scholars at the Mall Galleries 2015-6

In 2015 the Royal Society of British Artists chose artworks by 35 NADFAS RBA Scholars to be shown at their annual exhibition at the Mall Galleries,London in March.  In addition the students work was displayed at the RBA's Rising Stars exhibition at Lloyds Register Gallery throughout Feb