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Welcome to THE ARTS SOCIETY ALTON - TASA for short


We believe that the arts have potential to enrich people's lives in so many ways. 

Please enjoy scrolling through our website and see the entertainment within. 

Do join us!      Chairman Vanessa MacMahon

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Message Board.

Advance Notice - Visit to Northamptonshire 25th to 29th April 2024 Including Boughton House and Bletchley Park.

CLICK HERE for full Itinerary and Booking form

The next lecture is on Tuesday 13th June 8:00pm

The Subtle Science & The Exact Art of Colour in English Garden Design.

Why Gardening can rank as Fine Art

Presented by Timothy Walker

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Coming up - two visits for 2023.

Friday 30th June to Pelham Place

This visit is now fully booked

Monday 16th October with a private tour of GOODWOOD HOUSE

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for further details

Read now the Lecture Report on:

The Old Master of Modern Art

(9th May 2023)

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Due to illness this was a replacemet lecture given by the internationally renowned art historian Douglas Skeggs and was unanimously given an "Outstanding" rating at the exit poll. 

Read now the Lecture

Report on Betty Joel:

Glamour and

Innovation in 1930's

Interior Design

(10th January 2023)

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An interesting comment after the lecture: "Fascinating for a Furniture Design Student from the Royal College of Art to learn of Betty Joel for the first time" Another member said "So good to hear about someone completely new. Enjoyed the anecdotes and personal connection of Clive Stewart Lockhart to Betty Joel"

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​Following the summer break The September lecture is on Tuesday 12th September 2023 8:00pm.

This will be preceded by the AGM which will commence at 7:30pm.

From Errol Flynn to Bottles

of Gin: Literary Portraits and

their Afterlives.

Presented by Annalie Talent

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To view the various pages on this website Click on Menu at the very top of this Home page OR on the BLUE titles below for the other Website pages

​​PROGRAMME To read about all the upcoming Lectures, Visits and Special Interest days OR CLICK HERE to download and print your copy of the 2023 programme

REPORTS For all the reports on recent Lectures, Visits and Special Interest Days

HERITAGE To see the work on TASA Heritage trails for young pepole

YOUNG ARTS To read about TASA support for Young Arts

MEMBERSHIP For details of how to join TASA or renew your membership

CONTACT US To contact us

YOUR COMMITTEE To meet your Committee Members

GALLERY To view Visits photo Gallery

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