Useful links

  ACE Cultural Tours runs tours and cruises in the United Kingdom, Europe and across the globe, covering every aspect of the arts – music, fine art, the theatre – as well as architecture, archaeology, history and the natural world.
  Art Pursuits Abroad
Art Pursuits Abroad Limited has been organising cultural holidays and art history courses since 2003. Our Study Tours (cultural holidays) combine the art of travelling with the pleasure of looking at and learning about art and history in beautiful places.
Art Workers' Guild   The Art Workers' Guild is an organisation founded in the 1880s and closely associated with the Arts and Crafts movement. It now consists of roughly 100 architects and 250 makers, bound by good craftsmanship and design rather than by style.

  Birkbeck University of London is a world-class research and teaching institution, a vibrant centre of academic excellence and London's only specialist provider of evening higher education
  The British Archaeological Association was founded in 1843 to promote the study of archaeology, art and architecture and the preservation of our national antiquities. It encourages original research and publishes new work on art and antiquities of Roman to post-medieval date
  British Association for Local History

Our purpose is to encourage and assist the study of Local History as an academic discipline and as a rewarding leisure pursuit for both individuals and groups

Corpus Romanesque Sculpture   The Corpus of Romanesque Sculpture in Britain and Ireland
Romanesque sculpture marks a high point of artistic production in Britain and Ireland. A good deal of this sculpture remains throughout these isles. The aim of the project is to photograph and record all the surviving sculpture, and make it available over the Internet.
  The Courtauld Institute of Art
One of the world’s leading institutes for teaching and research in the history of art and conservation, it was awarded a 5* grade in the most recent Research Assessment Exercise. Uniquely it houses world famous collections of paintings, prints and drawings in its Gallery.
  The Historical Association is the national voice for history. It exists to bring together people of all communities who have an interest in the past. It promotes and supports the study and teaching of history at all levels: teacher, student, amateur and professional. We have over 50 branches nationwide, including six in Greater London
  The Institute of Historical Research (IHR) provides resources for historians. These resources include online articles, free event advertising, MA/PhD study, training courses, an open-access library and more.
MEDATS   The aim of the Medieval Dress and Textiles Society is to promote education in medieval dress and textiles by the improvement of public knowledge of textile history.
  Morley Medieval: Established in 1985, Morley Medieval Society is well known amongst historians and research scholars as a popular and responsive lecture forum. It hosts a number of guest lecturers each term to talk on a wide range of medieval arts topics. 
  National Association of Decorative and Fine Arts Societies

Through a vibrant network of local societies, NADFAS opens up the world of arts to everyone. With monthly lectures on a broad range of topics as well as study days, educational visits and holidays at home and abroad, a NADFAS society is not just a great way to learn - it's a fun way of making new and lasting friendships.


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Updated: 23 June 2017