'Thomas Bewick (1753-1828) Wood Engraver, naturalist and Northumberland's Greatest Artist ... The aim of the Bewick Society is to promote an interest in the life and work of Thomas Bewick and related subjects, especially with regard to wood-engraving.  Benefits of Membership include: * Invitations to private views of Bewick and Bewick-related exhibitions; * Invitations to the Society's lectures, outings, guided walks and demonstrations.

'The Blake Society was founded in 1985 and over its short history has championed the agency of Blake in our culture. We have kept a nurturing eye on his two remaining homes, published a Journal, hosted annual lectures, placed a stone on his unmarked grave, held monthly talks and encouraged creativity through our innovative Tithe Grant.'

'Legendary artist, sculptor and craftsman - the greatest decorative carver in British history ... In celebration of Grinling Gibbons' tercentenary, the Grinling Gibbons Society and many of our partners are hosting events across the UK, including exhibitions, concerts and talks.'

'The PRS is the international society for the study of the lives and art of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. Founded in 1988, the Pre-Raphaelite Society publishes writings relating to the PRB and their successors, holds meetings and lectures, and organises visits to places of interest, including exhibitions of national and international interest.'

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