April and May 2020 Meetings cancelled 

All lectures are cancelled during the Corona Covid 19 crisis but, during the Corona Covid 19 Crisis, the Arts Society is going onlineCLICK HERE to see the You Tube lectures

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The Arts Society Englemere | The Ascot Evening Society
We are a local NADFAS group which meets on the second Tuesday of every month (except August & December) at : St George’s School, St. George’s Lane, Ascot at 7pm for 7.45pm
There is time for socialising followed by a lecture given by one of the highly recommended NADFAS lecturers. They cover a broad range of subjects including Art, Architecture, Sculpture, Porcelain, Silver, Furniture & Music.

We also organise a number of visits each year to places of interest such as Country Houses, Royal Palaces, Galleries, Museums & Gardens plus short tours in the UK and overseas city tours which have included St. Petersburg, Madrid  and Dresden & Istanbul.
In addition we hold a Summer and Christmas social event each year. 
This is a relatively new branch of the Society and is very friendly and always pleased to welcome new members.  If you think you may be interested in ‘testing the water’, please contact: Richard Audsley on 01344 883106

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The Ascot Evening Arts Society – (Englemere), Tuesday 14th APRIL 2020 at 7.45 p.m. CANCELLED

 The Ascot Evening Arts Society April Lecture was to have been entitled; “A Concise History of Our Great British Public Parks

St Georges School, Wells Lane, Ascot SL5 7DZ. | Drinks available from 7.00 p.m. Guests are welcome by prior arrangement : please see our website for contact details.

…. what makes a great park – answer;  its ‘PARKITECTURE’ !  -  with examples of lodges, lakes, bandstands, fountains, lidos, palm houses and their wonderful floral displays.   The Victorian heyday of great Royal Parks from  the Pleasure Gardens of the eighteenth century.   Paul Rabbitts provides a fascinating insight into the history of one of our greatest ever institutions - our Great British Public Parks.  Paul is a qualified landscape architect and park manager and a prolific author on parks with 14 books to his name.