The Society's annual lecture will take place on Thursday 15 November 2018, 1.15 to 2.15 p.m. at the Ondaatje Wing Theatre, National Portrait Gallery. The entry fee is £4 (SPS Members and Friends £3). Tickets can be booked online on the NPG website using the code SOPS18. Tickets will be available at the door but to be sure of a seat it is best book in advance/

Laurence Edwards FRBS will talk about the thinking behind his work rooted in the male figure, relating it to the landscape surrounding his Suffolk studios

'The Catcher' Bronze figure enmeshed in bronze organic material 13 ft wide 2013