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 by 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.

Drop in session from 11am - 3pm.

The basics

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


Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
28 June 2017 11:00 - 15:00 Available
26 July 2017 11:00 - 15:00 Available
30 August 2017 11:00 - 15:00 Available

Contact Info

Call 01732 462100

Upcoming events

Up close with Knole's conservators

Wed 28 Jun 2017
Ever wondered what it is like to be a conservator working on a precious collection?

Behind the scenes tours

Fri 30 Jun 2017
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.

Orlando: The Queer Element

Fri 30 Jun 2017
Knole will celebrate Virginia Woolf's novel Orlando and Sally Potter's film adaptation, with a live theatre performance and film screening. Clay & Diamonds, BFI and the National Trust present Orlando: The Queer Element.

Vita & Virginia - the road to Orlando (garden tour)

Tue 04 Jul 2017
The garden at Knole becomes an atmospheric backdrop to the story of the relationship between Vita and Virginia and the novel Orlando.

Seasonal basketry workshop

Fri 07 Jul 2017
Create a beautiful and useful basket, using locally grown English willow.

Volunteering coffee mornings

Mon 17 Jul 2017
If you are interested in volunteering at Knole, come along to a free coffee morning to find out more and meet our friendly team. You'll be able to discover what opportunities are available and talk to some of our volunteers.