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Hampshire & IW Area sponsoring a NADFAS Lecturer at the Isle of Wight Literary Festival

Our Hampshire & Isle of Wight Area are sponsoring NADFAS Accreditted Lecturer Sarah Dunant at the Isle of Wight Literary Festival.

Guildford Evening DFAS are back at the Guildford Book Festival!

For the third year running, Guildford Evening DFAS are holding events as part of the Guildford Book Festival. 

On 14th October, they will be holding two lectures at the Guildhall in Guildford. 

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Fylde DFAS Project shortlisted for Historic England Angel Awards!

We are delighted to announce that Fylde DFAS' Tagging the Treasures Poject has been shortlisted for the best research project category in the 2016 Historic England Angel Awards.

A New NADFAS Society in Bedfordshire!

We are hoping to start a new Society in Sharnbrook just north of Bedford. 

In order to promote the potential new Society, we will be holding a FREE taster event on 2 November 2016 at the Sharnbrook Hotel, Park Lane, Sharnbrook MK44 1LX. 

Moggerhanger Park - Soane Lecture with Philippa Glanville

Phillippa Glanville OBE FSA, Vice President of the Society of Antiquaries and Keeper of Metalwork at the V&A is to give this year's Soane Lecture at Moggerhanger Park 

Helmsley DFAS open lecture for friends and members

Helmsley DFAS will be holiding an extra lecture this year, on 5th September 2016, which is open to both members and friends.

A message to our European Societies

Following the referendum in favour of leaving the European Union I want to reassure all Societies in Europe that we will work closely with you to build mechanisms for the seamless continuation of your role and participation within NADFAS.

June Robinson receives BEM in the Queen's Birthday Honours

In the Queen’s 90th Birthday Honours List, National Chairman, June Robinson, has received the British Empire Medal for her services to the community in Surrey.

Cumbria DFAS supporting the Cumbria Flood Relief Fund

Following the horrific floods last year, Cumbria DFAS will be holding a special open lecture in order to raise funds for the Cumbria Flood Relief Fund. 

Members of Turners Hill DFAS welcome a surprise guest!

Members at Turners Hill DFAS lecture, The World of Shakespeare, were surprised and thrilled to find that Dame Judi Dench was their very special guest.

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 has 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

NADFAS at Night is coming to Salisbury!

NADFAS at Night is going to Salisbury later this year and will be held at Sarum College in the heart of the city.

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.

Coming Soon: A new NADFAS Society in Javea, Spain

We are pleased to announce that a new Society in Javea, Spain will be opening on 19 January 2017.  

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

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