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

A Winter's Trail

Sat 16 Dec 2017
10:00-15:30
Wrap up warm this season exploring the Pleasure Grounds and discover what winter means to Petworth as a family.

Petworth: A Grand Tour Christmas

Sat 16 Dec 2017
11:00-15:30
Venture on an imagined Grand Tour of Europe in selected state rooms in the mansion. Please note not all rooms are open to view and not all the collection is on display. To see the full extent of the collection please visit us again from 26 March 2018

Spotlight on Conservation

Sat 16 Dec 2017
11:00-15:30
This winter the Estate Offices will be open for visitors to see what goes on behind the scenes to care for the Petworth House collection over the winter months.

William Blake in Sussex: Visions of Albion

Sat 13 Jan 2018
10:30-14:15
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.