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Welcome to The Arts Society Royal Leamington Spa

What we offer

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.

Future Events:

Next Lecture

Wednesday 6th March 2024

La Serenissima: The Golden Era of Music in Venice

Speaker: Patrick Craig

In this lecture Patrick Craig will explore the rich musical traditions of Venice. He’ll look at the works of Monteverdi, and other musical geniuses and trace the creation of Venetian opera. We’ll also hear music from Vivaldi, the other towering figure of Venetian music.

Monteverdi by Bernardo Strozzi public domain

Patrick Craig is a Vicar Choral at St Paul’s Cathedral. He founded and conducts the country’s leading all-female professional choir, Aurora Nova, and has conducted concerts for the BBC Proms, the Brighton, Lichfield and Aldeburgh Festivals.

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Short Breaks and Day Events

Day Visits:

Grimsthorpe Castle Park & Gardens – 15th May 2024

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Rodmarton Manor & Corinium Museum – 7th August 2024

Details of this event will be made available closer to the time.

Short Breaks:

The History and Delights of the Amalfi Coast 28th April – 4th May 2024

This trip is now SOLD OUT.

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Other Events:

27th June 2024 – Royal Leamington Spa Biennial Dinner 

Details coming soon.