Rob Hubbleday joined The Arts Society Wrekin in 2011 when he retired from his role as one of HM Inspectors of Schools. He joined the committee the following year, taking responsibility for Young Arts, and was elected chairman in 2015.
Many congratulations go to Mid Wales & Borders, who have just won the Marsh Award for the best society committee. That makes it three in a row for the West Midlands Area, with awards going to Wrekin in 2018, Shrewsbury in 2019 an
Kevin McCarthy, who runs the Airedale Solutions websites for some WM Area societies, has posted a newsletter with a useful link to some interesting arts-based organizations/museums/galleries etc. To view his newsletter please click
Some fifty Arts Society delegates comprising chairmen, WM Area committee and society members from all but three of the region’s societies attended the second of a series of special development days organised by our WM Area Training and Development Officer, Jen Collins.
Further to Carol Austin's update on the Fifty Treasures of the West Midlands project at the WM Area meeting on Tuesday 18 February, please note that the deadline for submissions via society project representatives
Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery is currently hosting a stunnung exhibition Dressed to the Nines which displays a range of fabulous clothing worn for special occasions and explores some of the changes which have occurred during the period 1850 to the present.
After receiving their Marsh Award in 2019 TAS Shrewsbury Young Arts sub-committee decided to donate £500 to the town’s Priory School, which had presented a well-structured and comprehensive application for their Year 8 and 9 students to attend printing workshops with local artist James Millichamp