BSDFAS
 

          

 

            Bishop’s Stortford

    Decorative & Fine Arts Society

 

 Registered Charity Number: 281725

 

      A Member Society of

 

     The Arts Society

 

 

 

                                                                         BSDFAS programme of events throughout 2019                         

Lectures

4th December 2018: change of lecture due to illness:

The Christmas Tree - from Forest Fir to Festive Feature

Claire Walsh
 

12th February: Historic Buildings: changing ideas of what we see and how we see it

Philip Venning

 

12th March: The Art and Culture of fin-de-siècle Vienna

Gavin Plumley

 

9th April: Mexican Art and Culture, Past and Present

Chloë Say

 

14th May: The Huguenot Silk Weavers of Spitalfields:  from riches to rags

Sue Jackson

 

111h June: The Queen of Instruments:  The Lute within Old Master Paintings

Adam Busiakiewicz

 

9th July: ‘Wild Men of the North’:  Tom Thomson and the Group of Seven

Ross King

 

10th September: Charles Robert Ashbee:  what made him do it?

Shawn Kholucy

 

8th October: Golden Section:  Divine Proportion in Art and Architecture

Alexandra Epps

 

12th November - AGM at 10.00am : India:  British contributions to its history, archaeology, architecture and languages

Oliver Everett

 

3rd December: Fine Art Forgery:  craftsmanship or conjuring trick?

David Phillips

 

 

Outings
Click here for more details on the outings
 
Before booking please click here to read two notices
concerning outings.
For photographs taken on the outings click on the linked locations
 

Tuesday 19th March   (To be confirmed)

Legends and Landmark Tour of Covent Garden and the Royal Opera House

 

 

Wednesday 17th April

The Charles Rennie Mackintosh House and Galleries in Northampton and Haddonstone Show Gardens

 

 

Thursday 23rd May

Mount Ephraim Gardens nr Faversham and Provender House

 

 

Monday 23rd to Friday 27th September

Visit to Berlin

CANCELLED - SEE OPPOSITE:

 

 

Thursday 17th October

Turner Contemporary Gallery in Margate

(Booking – September lecture meeting)

 

Please note that in the event of cancellation monies are not refunded unless tickets are resold.

 

Special interest days
 

Also at Rhodes, South Road. Start at 10.30am, coffee from 10.00am

Wednesday 16rd January

Colour and the Artist’s Palette

Lynne Gibson

 

August

TBA

(Booking - June lecture meeting)

  

Please note that a visit to

DUNDEE

has been proposed by Jan Richardson to replace the cancelled one to Berlin.

 

Now filled and bookings closed