Bookings for Outings & Days of Special Interest: 2018

Tickets will normally be on sale from 9.15am at the two meetings prior to the event; payment only by cheque, payable to WGDFAS.
N.B. Members unable to buy in person may request up to 2 tickets by post or personal representative, enclosing payment and a SAE.
These will be processed after sales open, in order of receipt. No refunds are guaranteed for cancellation.

Enquiries for outings:      Mrs Vickie Harris    tel: 01438 715214

Days of Special Interest:   Mrs Anne Freimanis        tel: 01707 323277

WGDFAS cannot be held responsible for any personal accident, loss,damage or theft of members' personal property.
Members are covered against liability to Third Parties.

Tour: for more information contact Cheryl Kellaway tel: 01707 657309

3 days commencing 7 October 2018 Chichester, the Isle of Wight and Portsmouth Historic Dockyard visiting the Pallant House Gallery in Chichester, a Guided tour of the Isle of Wight, including Osborne House and the picturesque village of Godshill, the historic dockyard in Portsmouth including a visit to the Mary Rose Museum
NB: Pop-up visits will be advertised in our Newsletter "The Wire"

Days of Special Interest

Thursday, 25 October 2018 Northern Lights: Art, Design and Ideas across Northern Europe - lecturer - Jo Walton             
New Church House, St Mary's Church, Welwyn


Thursday 26 April 2018 West Wycombe Park, village and hill (NT)and the Hellfire Caves
The 16th/18th century Palladian home of Sir Francis Dashwood
Thursday 28 June 2018 Turner Contemporary Art Gallery in Margate,
and Dickens' Bleak House in Broadstairs
Thursday 16 August 2018 Farleys House and Gallery (HHA)
Home of Lee Miller and Roland Penrose
East Sussex
Visit to Kenwood House - outing in August 2016

A brief history of Welwyn Garden DFAS

Former chairman Dianne Howes relates the history of our Society since its formation in 1979.

What is NADFAS?

Founded in 1968 by Patricia Fay, NADFAS is an arts-based charity, with over 340 local Societies. Each NADFAS Society subscribes to the aims and objects of the National Association: the advancement of arts education and appreciation of our artistic heritage - through lectures on the fine and decorative arts in their widest sense, through study days, visits and tours and through volunteering activities, such as Church Recorders, Heritage Volunteers and Young Arts and the giving of grants.