Essential Information

Type Family fun
Location
Queen's House
Date and Times Saturday 23 and Monday 25 October
Prices Free | Drop-in | 11am to 1pm and 1.30pm to 3.30pm

This October half-term, join our free workshops inspired by the Van de Velde's drawings.

Explore the themes of their masterpieces, navigating the world of Seascapes. 

The workshops will take place in the Orangery and South Parlours, on the ground floor of the Queen's House.

 

Navigate the Seas with your own viewfinder

Date: 23 October

Time: 11am - 1pm | 1.30pm - 3.30pm

Join Rosie's workshop and create your little viewfinder, which you can hold up to spot seascape paintings in the Queen's House!

 

Seascapes Collage

Date: 25 October

Time: 11am - 1pm | 1.30pm - 3.30pm

Join Charlotte's workshop and discover how to make seascapes using torn paper, to create a collage that also explores textures and patterns!

A large panoramic oil painting showing a naval scene, with Charles II's flagship on the right hand side

Conservation in Action

Visit the Queen's House to see conservators work on A Royal Visit to the Fleet in the Thames Estuary by Willem van de Velde the Younger – one of the largest paintings in the collection

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