William Blake in Sussex: Visions of Albion

Celebrating Blake's three years in Sussex, the only place outside of London where he ever lived, this unique exhibition features over 50 loans from such prestigious collections as the British Museum, V&A and Tate.

  • Booking essential

See examples of Blake's visionary works inspired by the Sussex coast and countryside, experienced while living in a cottage in Felpham "the sweetest spot on earth" where he saw "visions of Albion". The Exhibition, split across two buildings, includes an immersive exhibit in the mansion showing original drawings by the author and President of the Blake Society, Philip Pullman, made for the internationally acclaimed His Dark Materials books.

Prices

Event ticket prices
  • Adult £12.00
    National Trust Member
  • Adult £16.00
    Standard Admission
  • Adult £12.00
    The Arts Society Member
  • Adult £12.00
    National Art Pass

The basics

Booking details
Call 0344 249 1895
Suitability
Under 16's free exhibition entry (NAA) when accompanied by a paying adult
Assistance dogs are welcome.
What to bring and wear
Conservation heating only in the mansion, we advise visitors to dress warmly.
Accessibility
Disabled parking spaces. Accessible WC. Large print captions available. Transport from car park to mansion offered for less mobile visitors.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
13 January 2018 10:30 - 14:15 Available
14 January 2018 10:30 - 14:15 Available
15 January 2018 10:30 - 14:15 Available
16 January 2018 10:30 - 14:15 Available
17 January 2018 10:30 - 14:15 Available
18 January 2018 10:30 - 14:15 Available
19 January 2018 10:30 - 14:15 Available
20 January 2018 10:30 - 14:15 Available
21 January 2018 10:30 - 14:15 Available
22 January 2018 10:30 - 14:15 Available
23 January 2018 10:30 - 14:15 Available
24 January 2018 10:30 - 14:15 Available
25 January 2018 10:30 - 14:15 Available
26 January 2018 10:30 - 14:15 Available
27 January 2018 10:30 - 14:15 Available
28 January 2018 10:30 - 14:15 Available
29 January 2018 10:30 - 14:15 Available
30 January 2018 10:30 - 14:15 Available
31 January 2018 10:30 - 14:15 Available
1 February 2018 10:30 - 14:15 Available

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Contact Info

Name
Box Office
Email
enquiries@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 0344 249 1895

Upcoming events

Behind the Scenes Tours

Thu 19 Oct 2017
11:00-15:00
Discover some of Petworth's hidden gems with one of our knowledgeable guides on a 'behind the scenes tour'. Tours include the bedrooms or estate offices.

As you like it! A Shakespearean Family Trail

Thu 19 Oct 2017
11:00-16:30
Collect a scroll and become an apprentice playwright. Name your characters and decide their fate as you explore the Mansion. Will all your characters make it to the end of the play... you decide!

A spook-tastic Hallowe'en trail

Sat 21 Oct 2017
10:00-17:00
The three witches have escaped from their painting and are causing a trail of toil around Petworth. Are you brave enough to help find and return them?

The Petworth Academy for Witches and Wizards

Mon 23 Oct 2017
11:00-13:00
Join the Petworth Academy and create some spellbinding craft to graduate with flying colours.

Costume Encounters

Sat 28 Oct 2017
11:00-16:00
Hear what life was like below stairs in the early 1800s as our costume team bring the Historic Kitchens to life carrying out daily tasks just as the servants would have done.

Mixed Emotions Exhibition

Sat 28 Oct 2017
11:00-16:30
A photographic exhibition displaying selected submissions by the public to illustrate the deep and varying emotional appeal Petworth has for visitors.