The Arts Society Corinium, Society No. 358, was inaugurated on 27th February 2013 and we have 106 members. Our President is Lucy Abel-Smith a well known local patron of the Arts. We are part of The Arts Society (TAS) which has over 350 Societies and over 90,000 individual members in the UK and overseas.

Our aim is to provide arts education to the public, to further the appreciation and study of the decorative and fine arts and to help conserve our national artistic heritage.

The Committee was elected at the Annual General Meeting held on 22nd March 2017

The Committee members are:-

  • Chairman : Lizzie Brett
  • Vice Chairman: Lesley Jewell
  • Programme Secretary: Gayle Hodgson
  • Treasurer: Terry Hardie
  • Secretary: Vacant
  • Membership Secretary: Tim Shepherd
  • Publicity Officer: John Tiffney
  • Young Arts : Vacent
  • Visits Secretary:Gill Scott
  • Hospitality: Phil & Pat Jebson

New members are always welcome as are visitors.Prospective members can attend up to three lectures as guests before making a decison to join as full members. Visitors tickets are £7.00each. Recent lectures have covered a diverse range of subjects including:- archaeology, Jade, Poster art, sculpture,textiles as well as traditional and modern artists.