Texture and Surface Art Workshop

Explore the different materials, surfaces, textures and patterns of Orford Ness in this art workshop led by artist Caroline Wright.

  • Booking essential

Explore the different materials, surfaces, textures and patterns of Orford Ness. We will record and gather drawings and rubbings of the external surfaces and textures of the Ness, including flora, buildings, paths and land, concluding by creating an optional collective collage.


Event ticket prices
  • All £70.00
  • All £78.00
    Non member

The basics

Booking details
Call 0344 2491895
Adults only
Meeting point
Meet at the National Trust Office on Orford Quay
What to bring and wear
Orford Ness is an exposed coastal location, please dress for the weather!
Access is via our ferry. Depending on the level of tide this will involve negotiating a number of steps which may be slippery.

Contact Info

Orford Ness
Call 01394 450900

Upcoming events

Camera Skills Workshop

Fri 10 Jun 2022
Confused by exposure? Flummoxed by focusing? Pictures in your mind don't match the photo you end up with? Learn how to get the best out of your camera in the inspiring landscape of Orford Ness.

Orford Ness Half Day Trailer Tour

Sat 11 Jun 2022
Take a leisurely guided tour of the Ness in our 24 seat passenger trailer, including access to the Cold War Atomic Weapons Research Establishment area, normally 'off-limits' to visitors.

Wildlife Safari

Fri 17 Jun 2022
Join our Countryside Manager to learn about some of the unexpected wildlife that calls Orford Ness home.


Sat 18 Jun 2022
Have you ever wondered how wool from a sheep is turned into clothing? Come and see how the wool from our flock of rare breed sheep is spun, felted, knitted, woven and crocheted into beautiful items of clothing, blankets and shawls.

Photography Tour

Sun 19 Jun 2022
See Orford Ness through the eye of your camera with guidance from a professional photographer. An opportunity to access the AWRE site to capture some amazing images.

Suffolk Day

Tue 21 Jun 2022
Help us celebrate Suffolk Day, with an exclusive day on Suffolk's Secret Coast for Suffolk residents.