YDFAS was founded in 1972 as part of the National Decorative and Fine Arts Society (NADFAS).  It now has a membership of over 300 and conducts a wide range of activities, including:

  • A comprehensive lecture programme
  • Study days
  • Tours and visits in UK and Europe
  • Heritage preservation
  • Recording historic churches of special interest
  • Youth education

If you are interested in becoming a member, please have a look at the Membership page and contact us using the form.  We look forward to welcoming you.

More information on NADFAS (now known as The Arts Society) at the national level is available at their main website.

For a wider view of other societies in the region, see the North East Area website.