news & events

  • Wessex Wyvern Awards 2021

    Nomination Form »


  • ArtsFest 2021

    Our annual ArtsFest will take place online this year. More details in due course but an application form for those interested is below:

    Application Form »


  • The Marsh Award 2020

    Congratulations To Jenny Gilks who is the Young Arts winner of The Marsh Award 2020. This year the award was presented via a digital ceremony from the Arts Society.

    Jenny has been the Wessex Area Young Arts Co-ordinator for the last 10 years. In that time Jenny created and enthused an effective team of Young Arts Representatives across the Wessex Area who were able to develop a wide range of projects to support arts education in schools and other organisations.


  • 50 Treasures of the Wessex Area

    This fantastic book highlights some of the lesser known treasures in our Area from Jacobean woodwork to contemporary art, pre-historic structures to small museums which were all proposed by our members.

    Please contact your local society if you would like to buy a copy.


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  • Wessex Connected

    Because of lockdown restrictions, of course the normal lecture programme has had to be suspended. However, Maggie Watts has been busy arranging online talks using the Zoom app. We hope you will find these exciting - if so, please go to the Study Days page to get the details.


  • Wessex Newsletter

    A link to the latest edition of the Wessex Area Newsletter is below:

    Newsletter »