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Liskeard Arts Society

www.liskeardartssociety.org.uk

Liskeard Arts Society (was LIDFAS) is a member society of The Arts Society (https://theartssociety.org/). It was formed to bring together people who are curious about and interested in human artistic achievement in the world about us. So we give a series of beautifully illustrated lectures, and arrange visits to museums, galleries, houses and gardens, allowing you to increase and broaden your knowledge of art in the widest sense of the word, in the company of other like-minded people; our meetings are characterised by plenty of animated conversation.

Our annual programme includes nine monthly lectures and two Discovery Days on a wide range of subjects by Arts Society lecturers, all experts in their field. The subjects cover topics from sculpture and ceramics, to historic figures such as the Queen of Sheba and Hildegard of Bingen, to the history of underwear, medieval music, theatre, architecture and Santa Claus (see Lectures). We also organise day visits and longer tours to places of artistic interest.

Most of our members come from South East and East Cornwall; members from other areas are always welcome to join us.

Upcoming Events

May 2019
£6 for non-members

Liskeard Arts Talk – The Artists who Changed British History

May 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Liskeard Public Hall,
3-5 West Street, Liskeard, Cornwall PL14 6BW
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A talk for Liskeard Arts Society. All Welcome, non-members £6. Foreigners in London -1570-1677: The Artists who Changed British History. Leslie Primo traces the origins of foreign-born artists, including Holbein, Van Dyck, Peter Lely and Rubens, and looks at how they came to work here, and how their legacy influenced the native British school of painting. Liskeard Public Hall, 7.30pm – refreshments are served from 7pm. For information on membership call 01579 326180 or go to the website www.liskeardartssociety.org.uk

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