Who We Are

The National Association of Decorative & Fine Arts Societies (NADFAS) is a leading arts charity which opens up the world of the arts through a network of local Societies and national events.

With inspiring monthly lectures given by some of the country's top experts, together with days of special interest, educational visits and cultural holidays, NADFAS is a great way to learn, have fun and make new and lasting friendships.

Society Members and Affiliate Members can also become involved in worthwhile conservation volunteering projects in churches, museums, castles and stately homes.There are over 375 Societies throughout the UK and mainland Europe, as well as in Australia and New Zealand, so join us and discover all that NADFAS has to offer.

For more information call 020 7430 0730 or email enquiries@nadfas.org.uk

The National Association of Decorative & Fine Arts Societies (NADFAS) works to advance decorative and fine arts education and appreciation, alongside promoting the conservation of our artistic heritage. We support over 375 local Societies across the country, in mainland Europe and New Zealand.


NADFAS at Work

This podcast is about the work carried out by the various parts of NADFAS from our local Societies, our volunteers in all disciplines to our Trustee Board.


A Call to Volunteer

NADFAS Heritage Volunteers showcasing some of the skills they have put to good use, while volunteering at one of the many military museums up and down the country.


NADFAS Area & Society maps


Fully interactive maps showing Area and Society details

Click here for the UK map

Join a Society

There are over 375 NADFAS Societies across the UK, mainland Europe and New Zealand and our sister organisation, ADFAS in Australia.

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Affiliate Membership

Become an Affiliate Member of NADFAS for just £10 per year and take part in our important conservation and restoration projects. Affiliate Members are also eligible for member offers, national events and much more.

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Courses and Events

NADFAS organises a wide range of excellent courses and events. Most of these are open to Members and non-members alike, unless stated.

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If you have a commitment to the arts, join thousands of NADFAS Volunteers and make a unique contribution.

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Support NADFAS when you are gift shopping by buying one of our elegant stationery sets or beautiful branded items.

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