The Arts Society Shalford is an independent Society, affiliated to The Arts Society, a leading arts based charity with over 3000 Societies and 90,000 members worldwide. It works to advance decorative and fine arts education and appreciation, alongside promoting the conservation of our artistic heritage.

Based in Shalford, Surrey we have:

  • a thriving membership of 250
  • monthly lecture meetings held on the second Thursday of each month (except  July and August)
  • regular visits to stately homes, museums and exhibitions
  • lecturers who  are approved by The Arts Society, are of high quality and are experts in their own field

Please explore our website to find out more. If you would like further information do get in touch by using the contact form. You would be most welcome to come and enjoy a lecture prior to committing yourself to membership. Just contact prior to the meeting.

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And our email address is:


March 8th 2018

Jonathan Foyle

Hampton Court Palace after 500 years

European cultural background to Wolsey's magnificent creation.