Welcome to the Arts Society Tyneside  (Tyneside Decorative & Fine Arts Society). We promote the enjoyment and conservation of our artistic and cultural heritage by providing regular lectures, study days, visits and voluntary activities including Church Recording, Heritage Volunteering and  the support of Arts in the Community.



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Saturday 7th December 2019    

10.30 start

Visit to the Arts and Crafts/English Gothic Church of St. Chad's

Please join us for a talk by the Rev. Meg Gilley on the wonderful Church of St. Chad's.

Meet at the church at 10.30 at 195 Rawling Road, Bensham, Gateshead NE8 2XD. There is ample parking by the church.

The church houses wonderful glass, William Morris silver and many spectacular Arts and Crafts features, along with liturgical objects which are not usually on show but will be on view for us.

After visiting the church we shall walk 100 yards to have coffee and a guided tour of the wonderful Bensham Grove Community full of William Morris and Arts and Crafts furnishings. A place with a fascinating history and one doing wonderful work today. This is properly called unique.

Unfortunately, we can only take 25 people and so please call Marion Anderson on 0191 260 3481 or email on to book a place.

There will be a cash charge of just £5.00 on the day.





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