Design a folly! Architecture workshops

Let your imagination go wild at these architecture workshops which are part of our exciting modern art project folly!

  • Booking essential
  • Free event

Led by two professional RIBA architects, children aged 9-11 are welcome to come along to Swanley Grange to learn some of the golden rules of architecture. Kids can let their creative side come out to play by designing their very own folly - a fun garden building. All types of follies were popular in the eighteenth century when Studley Royal water garden was designed. At the end we will pick our favourite design to build in the grounds.

The basics

Booking details
Call 01765 643189
Admission is free for children for this workshop. Please book by 20 October.
Suitability
This workshop is free for children.
Assistance dogs are welcome.
Meeting point
Meet at the visitor centre for 10.45am.
Other
Adults are free to enjoy a pot of tea in the visitor centre café or come explore the grounds, but please note that admission charges will apply for the paid entry estate. Meet at the visitor centre for 10.45am. Book by 20 October.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
23 October 2017 11:00 - 12:00 Available
24 October 2017 11:00 - 12:00 Available

Contact Info

Name
Hayley Donaldson
Email
hayley.donaldson@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01765 643189

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