Arts Society Lunesdale

The Arts Society is a leading arts education charity with a global network of over 380 local Societies, which bring people together through a shared interest in the arts.

Arts Society Lunesdale is the local branch of the Arts Society and meets here at the Borwick & Priest Hutton Memorial Hall, on the third Tuesday of the month to hear expert lecturers share their specialist knowledge about the arts. The Society also offers study days and outings for members.

We pride ourselves on being a friendly society and new members are very welcome. Membership enquiries should be directed to our membership secretary at

Our 2020/21 programme has just been confirmed and is as follows:

21 January 2020

James Gillray: First political cartoonist

Lecturer Ian Keable

18 February 2020

The Great Twelve: An introduction into the senior livery companies of London 

Fenella Billington

17 March 2020

Tamara De Lempicka: Mistress of Art Deco 

Dr Claire Walsh

21 April 2020

A Brazilian Odyssey: The works of Artist & Landscape Designer Roberto Burle Marx

Marilyn Elm

19 May 2020

Mille Miglia: Cars and Culture

Libby Horner

16 June 2020 (ASL AGM 1.45)

The Shakers: Their beliefs, Architecture and Artefacts

John Ericson

No lectures in July and August

15 September 2020

Cosmopolitanism: Pre Starbucks age  

Patricia Passes

20 October 2020

Faber & Faber: 90 years of excellence in Cover Design

Toby Faber