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Tours, Demonstrations and Open Studios

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Conservation Studio Open Studio Please note: tickets must be pre-booked with admission. See the conservation studio in action, speak to the resident De Laszlo Conservation Fellow Sally Marriott and find out...

Please note: tickets must be pre-booked with admission.

See the conservation studio in action, speak to the resident De Laszlo Conservation Fellow Sally Marriott and find out about ongoing conservation work at Watts Gallery – Artists' Village.

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Limnerslease Tours: The Artists' Home Tuesday - Sunday | 2 - 3.15pm Additional tours at 12 - 1.15pm on Tuesdays & Saturdays | £5 Discover the Grade II listed Arts & Crafts home of G F and Mary Watts,...

Tuesday - Sunday | 2 - 3.15pm
Additional tours at 12 - 1.15pm on Tuesdays & Saturdays | £5

Discover the Grade II listed Arts & Crafts home of G F and Mary Watts, completed by Sir Ernest George in 1891. Learn more about the history of the building, see the original gesso ceilings designed by Mary Watts and hear about the artistic and literary guests who visited Limnerslease.

*Please note there is a 10 minute uphill walk and Limnerslease is not currently wheelchair accessible.

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Artists' Village Walking Tour Saturdays, 6 April, 4 May & 1 June 1.30 - 3pm | £6 Join an expert guide and explore the vernacular architecture of the Artists’ Village, including an...

Saturdays, 6 April, 4 May & 1 June

1.30 - 3pm | £6

Join an expert guide and explore the vernacular architecture of the Artists’ Village, including an exclusive visit to the original De Morgan kiln, now in the grounds of a private property. Visit the Pottery Building – home of the Compton Potters’ Guild – the Gallery, the Chapel, the Studios and Limnerslease. Comfortable shoes advised.

 

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De Morgan Collection Talks Tuesdays  12 February, 12 March, 23 April, 21 May, 25 June, 16 July, 13 August 12:30 Free with Admission | Friends Free De Morgan Foundation Curator, Sarah Hardy,...

Tuesdays  12 February, 12 March, 23 April, 21 May, 25 June, 16 July, 13 August

12:30

Free with Admission | Friends Free

De Morgan Foundation Curator, Sarah Hardy, introduces the work of William and Evelyn De Morgan on display at Watts Gallery Artists’ Village and explores different themes in their work each month. 

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Exhibition Tour: Moonscapes Tuesdays, 9 & 23 April, 14 & 28 May, 11 & 18 June | 2 - 2.45pm | £5 Join an expert guide to explore Moonscapes in more detail, with an opportunity to ask...

Tuesdays, 9 & 23 April, 14 & 28 May, 11 & 18 June | 2 - 2.45pm | £5

Join an expert guide to explore Moonscapes in more detail, with an opportunity to ask questions and see the objects and paintings in close detail.

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Watts Chapel Tour Fridays, 8 March, 26 April, 31 May & 28 June | 11am - 12pm | £5  Join an expert guide to explore the beautiful Grade I listed Arts and Crafts masterpiece,...

Fridays, 8 March, 26 April, 31 May & 28 June | 11am - 12pm | £5

 Join an expert guide to explore the beautiful Grade I listed Arts and Crafts masterpiece, created by Mary Watts and the local community of Compton. The interior provides a rare chance to see a unique example of Art Nouveau and Celtic design.

Please note that the Chapel is a 15-minute walk from the Visitor’s Centre.

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Permanant Collection Tours Wednesdays, 3 & 17 April, 1 & 15 May, 5 & 19 June  12 - 1pm | £5 Discover the diverse collection of works by the great Victorian artist G F Watts and...

Wednesdays, 3 & 17 April, 1 & 15 May, 5 & 19 June 

12 - 1pm | £5

Discover the diverse collection of works by the great Victorian artist G F Watts and the history behind the Watts Gallery building. Spanning a period of seventy years, the permanent collection includes portraits, landscapes, major symbolic works and sculpture.

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