Chester Decorative & Fine Arts Society

A Member Society of NADFAS


Welcome to Chester DFAS

We meet during the lecture season from September to June
on the third Tuesday of each month at 11am or 2pm
at Chester Zoo Lecture Theatre, Upton-by-Chester.
Doors open at 10.15am for the morning session
and 1.15pm for the afternoon session.
Tea and Coffee are available before the start of the lecture.

Tuesday 25 November 2014
Study Day:
Art Detectives: How to look at and decipher 13th to 19th Century paintings - when, where, how and by whom?
Click here for details

Tuesday 16 December 2014
From Turkey to Trifle: Festive Food and Customs
of the Georgians and Victorians

Lecturer: Jane Tapley
A gourmet's journey through the origins of festive fare and the traditions that we have adopted and adapted from Georgian and Victorian times. From the turkey stage coach to the habit of drinking port with Stilton, and the placing of the napkin over the left shoulder - all will be explained!

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