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Welcome to The Arts Society Royal Leamington Spa

With inspiring monthly lectures given by top experts in their field, together with special interest days, day visits and cultural holidays both at home and abroad, joining The Arts Society is a great way to be entertained, to learn, have fun and make new and lasting friendships.

Members are very welcome to bring guests to a lecture and for full details, just scroll down, and click the ‘join us’ section.

You might also like to volunteer to help conserve and preserve our artistic heritage. We offer opportunities to learn new skills, meet people with similar interests and support the arts within our local community. We also support a number of local and regional artistic projects and activities.

Next Lecture

Our next lecture is on Wednesday 7th September 2022, and is “The Lewis Chessmen and What Happened to Them”. Our lecturer is Irving Finkel who will take a personal look at the twelfth-century ivory Lewis Chessmen, which have bewitched the lecturer for some fifty-five years. Irving Finkel is a British philologist and Assyriologist working at the British Museum, and he has written several works of fiction for children.

Upcoming Events

Art in the Park – Jephson Gardens – 13th – 14th August

We are excited to be at Leamington’s annual arts festival this year. We hope that you will visit us and find out more about The Arts Society. We have some fun activities for all ages – so bring your friends and family. Come and test your art knowledge in our art quiz – you might even win a year’s membership! And for all new members joining over the weekend, we will waive the usual five pounds joining fee.

Short Break – East Sussex 26th -30th September 2022
This is a five day trip, and the cost is £788 per person (no single supplement). There are just a few remaining places, and full details can be seen by clicking here.