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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.

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Next Lecture:

Wednesday 3rd July 2024. This lecture will follow the Annual General Meeting which will begin at 10:30am.

Charlie Chaplin: Tortured Genius

Speaker: Colin Shindler

Charlie Chaplin had a tortured private life, revolutionised the language of cinema and was one of the few Hollywood producers to make an overt political stand in his films.

Colin Shindler has been lecturing on American and British social and cultural history for over 20 years. He was awarded his PhD at Cambridge University and has pursued a wide-ranging career as a writer and producer in television, radio and film. 

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Events:

Dinner: 27th June 2024 – Royal Leamington Spa Biennial Dinner 

Tickets are now available for this event, and can be purchased ONLY THROUGH THE WEBSITE. The event will be Black Tie/ Posh frocks (or smart), with a three course meal including wine, after dinner speaker, and tickets are priced at £49 per person. This event is open to partners and friends who are not members.

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DAY OF SPECIAL INTEREST – Friday 18th October 2024

Sport & Play – the ethos, architecture and artefacts of the British at play. 

The next Day of Special Interest will have three lectures on “Sport and Play – the ethos, architecture and artefacts of the British at play”. 

It will be held at The Warwickshire Country Club, Leek Wootton, CV35 7QT.

As usual, there will be two lectures in the morning, then two course lunch with wine and coffee/tea and the third lecture in the afternoon.

The presenter will be Simon Inglis who studied History and History of Architecture.  He specialises in the history, heritage and architecture of sport and recreation

Tickets will be available from 1st August 2024.

Price: £55 per person

To book please email : dosi@tasrls.org.uk

The following events have both SOLD OUT:

DAY VISIT:

Rodmarton Manor & Corinium Museum – 7th August 2024

SHORT BREAK

Authors and Art in South Devon 23 -27 September 2024