The Arts Society Cheltenham is a local branch of The Arts Society.

From September to June we organise a programme of Lectures, Short Talks, Study Days and Visits. Our speakers are of national or international reputation and have been vetted by The Arts Society, or are of an equivalent high standard. We also support local Projects. In particular we are associated with the national movement of Church Recorders; the Heritage Volunteers, and Young Arts Association.

Should you be interested in joining us, or have any queries,  click on the tabs above.


The new membership year starts on 1st July 2019. If you or a friend would like to find out more about membership or make an application to join our society please click here or the CONTACT US tab on the top right.  There is currently no waiting list.


The next short talk in February is Dublin  Seamus Heaney. by Adrian Barlow on Tuesday February 18th.  Changed from previous announcement.

The lecture in March is Bonnard’s colour: the alchemy of light by Dr Nicholas Watkins on Tuesday 10 March 2020

The much awaited visit to Bath will be on March 3rd.  Click here for details and booking form.

Upcoming visit:  Art & Heritage in North Yorkshire  Click Here for details

Chck out the gallery for pictures of the recent award ceremonies.