In the footsteps of JMW Turner
Join Catherine Parry-Wingfield, Turner’s House Trust’s chairman, on a walk from Sandycombe Lodge, the painter’s country retreat, across parkland and along the Thames towpath to the top of Richmond Hill. Along the way we stop to discuss Turner’s paintings which this still-beautiful area inspired two hundred years ago.
This walk will be taking place on the following dates/times:
14th October – 11am
This is a gentle walk of just over 2 miles, beginning with a brief tour of Sandycombe Lodge and ending with short uphill incline.
Tickets priced at £15.00, booking here.
We have limited spaces, so please book in advance using the link above, or by calling 020 8892 5485
The Big Draw Festival: Play – Family Activity
Friday 26th October, 10am-1pm
Adults General Admissions £6, Kids go FREE
Join us to celebrate The Big Draw once again at Turner’s House. This year we’ll be exploring the theme of play with activities based on our intriguing collection of Victorian toys lost by the Beaumont family children at Sandycombe Lodge in the 1850s.
Adults £6, Children go FREE.
Booking is advised.
Student Volunteer Open Morning
Tues 13th November, 10am-1pm
Are you a college or university student interested in volunteering and developing new skills and gaining work experience? Visit us for a free open morning breakfast at Turner’s House to explore the historic house and learn more about volunteering and talk to some of our current volunteers and to talk to staff about careers in the heritage industry.
Please bring your student card to show you are a student.
For more information feel free to contact us via email firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 02088925485.
Grow: Gardening and Wellbeing – Adult Workshop
Saturday 17th November, 10am-3pm
Tickets £45, includes all materials and lunch
Throughout the centuries we have used herbs to enhance our wellbeing: their appearance, scent, flavour and curative properties have the power to lift our mood and have a positive impact on our health. In this workshop a qualified horticulturalist and practising medical herbalist will use the plants that were grown locally in Turner’s time to explore the traditional arts of herb growing and making simple herbal skincare and remedies in the inspiring setting of Turner’s House and garden, with treats for you to take home with you.
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Museum Takeover Day – Family Activity
Saturday 24th November, 10am-1pm
Adults General Admission £6, children FREE
Join us for museum takeover day to explore the things we do to look after historic houses and our collections and get involved with behind the scenes activities at Turner’ House for all ages.
Christmas Wreath Making – Adult Workshop
Friday 30th November, 10am-3pm
Tickets £50, includes lunch and all materials
Get in the festive spirit by creating your own traditional wreath at Turner’s House and explore the early 19th century house designed by one of Britain’s best loved landscape painters. You will bring home a homemade 12-inch wreath made with a wide variety of natural materials. Lunch, materials and tour of house included price.
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Christmas at Turner’s House – Family Activity
Saturday 8th December, 10am-1pm
Adults £6 General Admission, children FREE
Join us this Christmas making traditional Christmas decorations for you to take home, in the homely kitchen of Turner’s House in Twickenham, built in 1813. Activities suited to all ages and skill levels.
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10 Minute -Talks at Turner’s House
New to 2018, we are launching a series of bitesize lunch-time lectures. Join us to delve deeper into Turner’s time at Sandycombe Lodge, hear behind-the-scenes accounts of our restoration project and find out about the hidden history of the building.
Tickets: Free with normal ticketed Self-guided visit/Guided Tour (Adults £6, Children aged 5-15 £3)
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