Norfolk Contemporary Art Society Events

All NCAS talks are open to both members and non-members. Members receive our programme and regular newsletter by post, and enjoy reduced rates to talks, plus excursions, invitations to private views, and other events.

Please note: we do not issue tickets or take bookings for the majority of our talks. Pay at the door on the night.

What is Contemporary Art? A talk by Jonathan P. WattsJun 26

 What is Contemporary Art? A talk by Jonathan P. Watts

Jonathan is a contemporary art critic and editor. With Henry Newcomb he co-runs the artist-led contemporary art gallery LOWER.GREEN in Norwich’s Anglia Square. With seven friends Jonathan is a contributor-editor of A-or-ist, a magazine of new critical writing on contemporary art.

Wednesday 26 June 2019, 7pm
The Auditorium, The Forum, Norwich
Members £2.50  Non-members £4.50

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AGM with Buffet LunchJun 30

AGM with buffet lunch and short talk by John Christie

Our special thanks this year to Ros Brown and Brian Smith for providing an exciting new venue in Heigham
Grove for this year’s AGM (there is a map included in the papers - see link below). The brief formal meeting will be followed with a talk by film maker/artist/publisher John Christie. The agenda and other papers for the meeting can be downloaded here.

Sunday 30 June, noon start, lunch at approx 1.00pm
14 Heigham Grove, Norwich NR2 3DH.
£12.50 buffet lunch including a glass of wine or a soft
drink (no charge for AGM alone)

Please book lunch in advance, contact Janey Bevington
on 07905 361493 or email

For apologies and AGM business contact our Hon Sec at









John Christie has worked as both a visual artist and a broadcast film-maker over the years. As a maker of artists’ books since 1975, he has produced more than 20 limited editions for both the renowned Circle Press and his own imprint Objectif.


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Art Day Trip to PeterboroughJul 16

Art Day Trip to Peterborough

Join us for an inexpensive day out, organised by ncas trustee Chris Mardell. Following Chris’s talk last November, this trip will give you the opportunity to view many of the fine sculptures in the Peterborough Sculpture Trust collection.
Our host Vivacity will provide a buffet lunch. This will be followed by an afternoon visit to a Graham Crowley
exhibition, where Graham will give a talk.

Coach from John Lewis at 9.00am. (B&Q car park
Hall Road at 9.15am). Returning to Norwich by 7.00pm.
£20.00 per person, send cheques made payable to
ncas to: Janey Bevington, 3 Carrow Hill, Norwich NR1 2AA 01603 616376 or 07905 361493

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