Clubs and Groups

The Arts Society Henfield

The Arts Society Henfield

Location: Henfield Hall
Date & Time: 2nd Monday of the month (not July & August) at 2.30pm (sharp)
Contact: Julia Simpson (Membership Secretary)

Henfield Hall
Coopers Way


01273 493900

Coronavirus (Covid-19)

Following the Government’s advice, there will be no meetings until further notice.


The Arts Society Henfield have entertaining and informative lectures by leading speakers on art, architecture and other cultural subjects. In addition to the lecture programme, there are several days of special interest annually. These are devoted to specific subjects. There are also day trips to interesting cultural venues. Occasionally, there are holidays with exceptional guides.

We are keen to welcome new members. Come along to The Henfield Hall and try one of our talks. We will be delighted to see you!

Our annual subscription is £34 per person. Guests are welcome, accompanied by a member, at a cost of £8 per lecture.

Programme 2020

12th December 2019: The Christmas Lunch

13th January 2020: Lecture; British Canals

10th February 2020: Lecture; The Romans in Britain

20th February 2020: Study Day; Art of the Home & Industry

9th March 2020: Lecture; A Brief History of Wine

2nd April 2020: Visit; Silk & Gin

6th April 2020: Lecture; Oscar Wilde

23rd April: Study Day; Hanoverian & English monarchs

11th May: Lecture; Vaux-Le-Vicomte 

8th June: Lecture; Remarkable Manuscripts

2nd July: The Lady Oliver Lecture; The Royal Opera House

14th July:Visit; Highclere Castle

14th Sept: Lecture; David Lean’s artistry

1st. Oct: Visit; Fishbourne & Stansted Park

12th Oct: Lecture preceded by A.G.M at 2.00 p.m; then George Chinnery, painter.

9th. Nov: Lecture; Painting techniques and materials from the 15th to 18th centuries​.

14th. Dec: Lecture; The Magic of Pantomime