Grampian Decorative and Fine Arts Society
  • c/o NADFAS
    NADFAS House
    8 Guilford Street
    WC1N 1DA
A charitable organisation increasing the awareness and enjoyment of the arts in Aberdeen and Grampian.

The Grampian Decorative and Fine Arts Society is a charitable organisation founded in 1989 for people in the Aberdeen and Grampian area to increase their interest and awareness of the arts.  The Society comprises members who care about the arts and is funded by charitable donation.

The charity offers a varied programme of illustrated lectures in Aberdeen given by celebrated speakers.  The charity also organises study groups and visits. 

All members of the charity receive annually 4 copies of NADFAS News from the National Association of Decorative and Fine Arts Society to which GDFAS is affiliated.  The Society meets in Aberdeen on the second, or occasionally first, Wednesday of each month except in July and August.

Lectures are held in the Faculty of Health and Social Care, Robert Gordon’s University, Garthdee Road, Aberdeen.
The annual subscription to the charity is £37.50 for single and £65.00 for joint/double adult membership.  Full-time Aberdeen students pay £10 and for those living outside Scotland, £15.00.

Members of the charity are encouraged to bring visitors to lectures.  A donation of £4 is requested on each occasion. 

For information about the charity contact:: Alison Bruce (Publicity Secretary) on 01224 869639 or Thyra Dinnes (Membership Secretary) on 01224 481278.

Young Arts Groups

Young Arts Groups have members aged 8 to 18 in Aberdeen and Grampian and are part of the NADFAS charitable organisation.

The Young Arts Groups have a ‘hands-on’ approach with art and craft workshops, trips to museums, art galleries and visits to artists' studios.  They are run by Aberdeen parents and others who care about art and wish to donate their time or their interest to this charity and young people.

Each year the Young Arts Groups hold a national competition, with work from over 150 entrants.

For the Young Arts Department contact:

8 Guildford Street
Tel: 020 7430 0730

NADFAS are a Registered Charity No: 108974

 Please mention The Best of Aberdeen when contacting Grampian Decorative and Fine Arts Society.
A Charitable Organisation
Scottish Charity SCO 35737

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