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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.

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The next Visit is Wednesday 8th February on Zoom at 11:00am

Tour of the Borghese Gallery Rome

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This Virtual Visit and the March visit are available on Zoom to non-members for a small fee. Click HERE for joining details.

Just released - two visits for 2023.

(They are still in planning at the moment but the first will be) 7th June to WILTON HOUSE (and the second) 16th October with a private tour of GOODWOOD HOUSE

Read now the Lecture Report on Art in the City (8th November 2022)

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One member commented after the lecture: "The talk really made me want to visit the Cathedral, it was excellent" Another said: "Wonderful! I must visit it again but with all this new knowledge"

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Read now the Lecture

Report on Betty Joel:

Glamoiur 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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Now included on the Programme is the exciting line up of Lectures planned for the coming year 2023.

Also added to the Programme schedule are the four free Virtual Visits planned for November to March 2023. These will take you from London

to Vienna

                                              to Rome              


and finally Cape Town.


All these Virtual Visits are free for members. The Virtual Visits are also available to non-members for a small fee. Click HERE for joining details.

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​The next lecture is on

Tuesday 14th February 2023 8:00pm

Simon de Montfort

At Home and at War

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for further details

This lecture will now be live

at Alton College and not on Zoom as previously advertised


The lecturer Rupert Willoughby has

spoken to us previously on "Basingstoke

and its contribution to World Culture"

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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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