The Arts Society Chipstead

is the local society of The Arts Society covering not only Chipstead but also Banstead, Nork, Woodmansterne and the surrounding areas.

We are a friendly group with a membership of 320. We meet on the first Wednesday of the month (except July and August) in the Banstead Community Hall for coffee at 9.50 am followed by a lecture.

Our speakers are drawn from a directory maintained by The Arts Society and they are all experts in their own specialist field of the decorative or fine arts. In addition to our monthly meetings we organise study days, coach outings to historic houses, art galleries and places of interest associated with the arts. From to time short group holidays are arranged for trips of four or five days further afield.


1.Wednesday 5th June Lecture: The Architecture, History and Heritage of Britain's Canals. Roger Butler. This lecture is preceded by the AGM at 10.15.

2. Friday 7th June Watts Gallery A full day's outing to Watts Gallery- Artists' Village with guided tours of Watts' Gallery, the Chapel and Limnerslease, to include refreshments on arrival and a sandwich lunch. Depart 9am from Banstead Community Hall, returning between 5.30 and 6pm. Cost £47 Tickets are available. Please book at June's lecture.

4. Wednesday 7th August Hatfield House. Details can be found under the visits/ tours tab. This visit is fully booked.

Dates for your diaries:  Kentish Curios Tuesday 17th September, London Walk Tuesday 8th October.  Further details can be found under the visits/tours tab.