Hereford Arts Appreciation Society (HAAS) meet at 2.30pm on the third Friday of the month in Office Q at the Kindle Centre.
Membership costs £10 per year with visitors welcome for £2 a session.
For more details contact Pamela Calderbank 01432 270660 or Ceris Smith 01432 2687431
Friday January 19th
David Whitehead – Blackfriars in Hereford’s history
David is a Historian and lecturer whom we welcome back to tell us of the many events that happened – and still happen – in this little visited part of our town.
Friday February 16th
Rev. Maureen Palmer – Burghley House and William Cecil
A keen historian, Maureen shares with us some of the story of this influential family.
Friday March 15th
Richard Willmott – Four Poets of our Region
Herefordshire and its near neighbours have inspired many fine poets and Richard, well known for his literature lectures will concentrate on Thomas Traherne, William Wordsworth, Edward Thomas and Robert Frost.
Friday April 19th
“Cradle to the Grave” Folk Group will play and sing whilst explaining their music. This group has medical connections including a geriatrician and a paediatrician hence their name! Their repertoire this time will be mainly Irish and Scottish music.
Friday May 17th
Guy Rawlinson – More treasures from the Earth.
Since Guy last spoke to the group about mosaics there have been many more exciting discoveries to narrate.
Friday June 21st
Cliff Woolard – Music Education Changes direction
Cliff leads the charity ‘Encore Enterprises’ that continues to enable young people to learn and play musical instruments as well as bringing music making within reach of all of us.
Friday July 19th
Delyth Done – How Blacksmiths Became Artists
Delyth is in charge of the BA in Art Blacksmithing at Hereford College of Art and will explain how Blacksmithing developed from shoeing horses to fine artistic creations.