LATEST NEWS for January 2019

from The Arts Society Sarisbury Green 


The Power and Glory of our Country House

January Friday 18th   2019 

Anthony Russell BA

This lecture goes back in time to explain their origins in British history, the changing nature of society and the way country houses have evolved. This journey through their history illustrates the most magnificent examples in all their grandeur and beauty, while considering the impact they have had on society and its development.  

Click this >LINK< for more information

More details of the Lecture in February 2019 - VERY INTERESTING  >Click here<

Special Interest Day March 29th 2019  click on the Flyers:-

   "Victoria and Albert, Art and Love"       Flyer Part 1                           

  "The Widow of Windsor"          Flyer Part 2                      

   "The Very Model of a Victorian Entertainment"  The Operas of Gilbert and Sullivan    Flyer Part 3                          

Future Visits   Website   to see visits planned for 2019

Mansion House London Monday 18th February 2019 
Mansion House, London.  

The Lord Mayor of London’s official residence . Two guided Tours.   An art tour tour of approximately one and a half hours conducted by City Guides from the Guildhall Art Gallery of Harold Samuel 17th Century Dutch and Flemish paintings


Christchurch College Oxford Cathedral and possible Bodleian Library 

Christchurch College and Cathedral Oxford with guided tours

Southampton Art Gallery and SeaCity Museum
January 10th Thursday 

Southampton Art Gallery and SeaCity Museum.

Southampton Art Gallery a self drive visit. 

Exhibition of work by Chris le Brun with a guide and SeaCity Museum

Link to Southampton Art Gallery

Southampton City Art Gallery is the most significant public art gallery south of London. Internationally renowned for its permanent collection, the art collection features over 3,700 works of art spanning eight centuries, which tell the story of western art from the Renaissance to the present day.

Find out more at

Below are James Fox's links to the recent Visit to Brooklands' photographs.
Check out this link to the full gallery:

And watch the gallery slideshow from the Andrew Davies' London Visit:

photos taken by James Fox of our member's artworks displayed at our July meeting   Click Here


UK Holidays -   New holiday planned for September 2019 to York.  Details soon.

Video of North Yorkshire Railway

Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Gardens

Castle Howard

Harewood House

Whitby's Ruined Abbey

Recent holiday: “HEART of ENGLAND TOUR”  3 – 7 SEPTEMBER 2018

We hope to have some photos taken on this holiday soon.

To see pictures of some of the places on the itinerary >CLICK HERE<


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Members   can give a feedback after the January Lecture   >Click here<  Ask a committee member for password (look out for email)

Come early for coffee served from 9.30am to 10.30am 

Visit the Booking Room  to reserve places on  Future Visits, Holidays, S.I.D.'s etc. and see the display of Paintings and Drawings by Caroline McGrath

2019 Membership Renewal>  Letter to members    FORM (2 pages)    2019 Programme  Visits Programme             Notes for Members 2019


>Click here< for more details of Churches recorded over recent years

If anyone is interested, could you please contact me; Stan Holden,  Tel. Locksheath 799617, e-mail,

LIBRARY LIST of BOOKS available to borrow - visit library table on Lecture days

Safety reminder - to see The Society's Safety sheet and Fire Precautions >Click here<

Please contact the Membership Secretary if you  have any Membership queries  >Click here< to send email. 

Input from members is welcome.  Look out for future displays at monthly meetings that will include pictures by Caroline McGrath (Jan), James Fox (Feb), and 4 Themed Exhibits.   Member's Paintings, Sculptures, Photographs are in the Gallery Pages.   Click Here for these.   Would other members please send in theirs !

Updated 6th January 2019