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THE ARTS SOCIETY WOLVERHAMPTON

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Welcome to the Arts Society Wolverhampton

We are a very active group with a diverse series of events and projects that occur throughout the year. With around 300 members, we enjoy many different aspects of the arts through lectures, visits and special projects. Meetings are held every second Monday of the month at Linden House, Tettenhall Road.
(For more information, please click on "About us" on the menu bar.)

Details of our next meeting at Linden House:

THE AGM WILL TAKE PLACE ON MONDAY 13th MAY 2019
Starting at 1.30pm prompt.

Details of the AGM 2019 including links to all the relevant documents can be found in the Members' Page.

MONDAY 13th May 2019
The Festival of Britain

This lecture tells the story of 20th century fashion design, tracing how clothes, textiles and accessories were influenced by contemporary history.
It includes the elegant fashions of the Edwardian era, the glamour of the 1920s and 1930s, the austerity of the 1940s, the futuristic fashions of the 1950s, the liberating styles of the 1960s and the avant-garde fashions of the 1970s to the present day.

Lecturer: Sally Hoban
Sally has a PhD in History from the University of Birmingham and is a specialist art and design historian and antiques expert. She lectures across the world and has broadcast on BBC Two, BBC Four and BBC Radio 4. Sally broadcasts regularly on TV and radio and has worked at The Birmingham Assay Office with its outstanding silver collection, written for The Antiques Bulletin and is the author of the book Miller’s Collecting Modern Design

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