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. 

Benahavis DFAS Art in Action 2016

Following the huge success of this event in previous years, Benahavis DFAS will be holding Art in Action 2016 on Sunday 7 February at the Gran Hotel Benahavis****Spa. Doors open at 12.00 and close at 17.00.

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?

Opening November 2015: A new evening Society in Lincoln

We are pleased to announce that a new evening Society will be opening on Monday, 9 November in the beautiful city of Lincoln.

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

Our fledgling Society in Malta gets off to a great start with a successful 'taster' lecture

Our fledgling new Society in Malta held a highly successful taster event on 16th April. Between 230 and 250 attended the event at Le Meridien Hotel and Spa in Bellutta Bay, St Julian’s.

NADFAS President, Loyd Grossman opens the third Benahavis DFAS Exhibition

For  the third year running on 15 February Benahavis DFAS staged a major art exhibition  in the Gran Hotel Benahavis.

National Heritage/NADFAS Volunteer Management Training Workshops

National Heritage, the museums action movement and a charity, was founded 44 years ago to support museum users, visitors and scholars, and one of its accomplishments was the Museum of the Year Award, now enlarged to become the Art Fund Museum of the Year Award.  


NADFAS at Night

NADFAS at Night is an exciting initiative aimed at anyone with an interest in the arts

NADFAS Day Incorporating AGM 2015

2015 sees the AGM back at Kensington Town Hall, this year with a slightly different feel to it. Our volunteer stands will be showcasing the impact NADFAS has on the volunteering sector

Wessex Area at the Chalke Valley History Festival

Wessex Area attended the Chalke Valley History Festival in late June and received a lot of interest for their colourful stand.  Featured in the photo is Maggie Watts (left), Wessex Area Chairman along with a volunteer from Wylye Valley DFAS.  The Festival has now become well established

Glasgow School of Art - Following the recent fire - a request for help

We were all shocked to hear the news of the recent devastating fire at the Glasgow School of Art, our colleagues in the NADFAS Scotland and Northern Ireland Area have received an e-mail from the GSA Librarian, Duncan Chappell, thanking people for the many good wishes and expressions of support an

NADFAS AGM 2014 Report

Over 360 members from 142 Societies from the UK and overseas attended the AGM which was held on Wednesday, 14th May 2014 at the International Riviera Conference Centre