Up close with Knole's conservators

Ever wondered what it is like to be a conservator working on a precious collection?

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event

Drop in to the Knole Conservation Studio and meet our experts who will share their work, passion, decision making and sometimes frustration whilst working up close on a piece from Knole's world-class collection.

Each up close session will focus on a different specialism and object, led by a different expert from Knole's conservation team.

The basics

Suitability
Suitable for all ages.
Assistance dogs are welcome.
Meeting point
The Conservation Studio can be accessed via the Brewhouse Courtyard.
Accessibility
The Conservation Studio is wheelchair accessible.
Other
This is a free event. Donations gratefully received towards our conservation work.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
25 October 2017 12:00 - 13:00 Available
14:00 - 15:00 Available
29 November 2017 12:00 - 13:00 Available
14:00 - 15:00 Available
31 January 2018 12:00 - 13:00 Available
14:00 - 15:00 Available
28 February 2018 12:00 - 13:00 Available
14:00 - 15:00 Available

Contact Info

Name
Knole
Email
knole@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01732 462100

Upcoming events

Behind the scenes tours

Fri 20 Oct 2017
14:00-14:45
Join Knole's project team for a special tour through the showrooms that are closed this year, so that specialist building and conservation work can take place.

Deer keeping: Autumn rut

Fri 20 Oct 2017
17:30-18:30
Join Knole's park and deer keeper to observe and learn about the patterns of behaviour of our fallow deer during the autumn rut.

Family Monday: Autumn leaves

Mon 23 Oct 2017
11:00-15:00
There will be a host of arts and crafts activities for families to enjoy during the autumn half term.

Family workshop: Paper lanterns

Wed 25 Oct 2017
10:30-12:30
Create a beautiful paper lantern to take home at this messy family activity.

Up close with Knole's conservators

Wed 25 Oct 2017
12:00-13:00
Ever wondered what it is like to be a conservator working on a precious collection?

Archaeology lecture: Ritual protection in buildings

Thu 26 Oct 2017
19:00-20:00
Learn about the archaeology of magical house protection and the history of ritual protection at this lecture.