Bookings for Outings & Days of Special Interest: 2016

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:   Mr Ian Burgess        tel: 01992 500947

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

5 days commencing Monday 22 May 2017 The Art and History of Glasgow, Edinburgh and Charles Rennie Mackintosh A fascinating 5 days in Scotland, visiting The Hill House, National Gallery of Scotland, Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Hunterian Gallery, Royal Yacht Britannia and a guided tour of Edinburgh

Days of Special Interest

Thursday, 10 March 2016 Lectures: History of Tea & Discover the V & A Visit to the V & A Museum, Kensington, London
Thursday, 8 September 2016 Riviera Paradise - the fusion of art, design and pleasure on the Côte d'Azur in the 1920s and 30s - lecturer - Mary Alexander New Church House, St Mary's Church, Welwyn

Conducted Tours - make your own way to the venue

Monday 20 June 2016 Highgate Cemetery - Conducted tour at 12 noon, meet 11.45 am, cost £15 N.B. TICKETS & FURTHER DETAILS FOR THIS EVENT FROM IAN BURGESS


Wednesday, 27 April 2016 Gainsborough Museum and Melford Hall (NT) Sudbury/Long Melford, Suffolk
Thursday, 23 June 2016 Dover Castle (English Heritage)
Cancelled due to low numbers. NO cheques have been paid in.
Dover, Kent
Wednesday, 10 August 2016 Kenwood (English Heritage) Hampstead, London
Musical Tour of the Charterhouse - outing in September 2015

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 Decorative and Fine Art Societies in the UK and Mainland Europe. All NADFAS Societies subscribe to the aims and objects of the National Association: the advancement of arts education and appreciation and the preservation of our artistic heritage. NADFAS promotes these aims 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.