WELCOME

The Arts Society York was founded in 1972 as part of the then National Decorative and Fine Arts Society (NADFAS).  It now has a membership of over 300 and conducts a wide range of activities, including:

  • A comprehensive lecture programme
  • Study days
  • Tours and visits in UK and Europe
  • Heritage preservation
  • Recording historic churches of special interest
  • Youth education

If you are interested in becoming a member, please have a look at the Membership page and contact us using the form.  We look forward to welcoming you.

More information on The Arts Society at the national level is available at their main website.

For a wider view of other societies in the region, see the North East Area website.


Scampston Hall

The Arts Society Golden Jubilee Celebrations 2018

The Arts Societies York and Ebor are delighted to announce two joint summer events to celebrate the golden anniversary of The Arts Society/NADFAS.

Scampston Hall – Thursday 7thJune
Drinks and buffet supper in the walled garden and conservatory

The Manor House Heslington – Sunday 24thJune
Garden visit with drinks and canapés

The Manor House Heslington