What’s on at Petworth

Take a look at the events happening at Petworth. Some events are free while others require a booked ticket. Please read each event's information for details.

Large statues are illuminated by lighting in an evening atmosphere as paintings hang on the wall in the background

Late openings at Petworth

Listen to the music of a string duo while admiring the art, enjoy a drink on arrival, hear highlight talks and watch the sunset over Petworth Park. Pay-for bar also available. Join Petworth Late: The House of Art or Turner Art Escape (price also includes entry to Newlands Gallery for the latter only) for a memorable evening. Booking essential.

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Outdoor cinema at Petworth

Experience Outdoor Cinema in Petworth’s Pleasure Garden from Friday 19 – Sunday 21 August. Films showing include Encanto, Cyrano and Romeo + Juliet. Booking essential.

The two restored Petworth beauties

Work in Progress: Restoring ‘Petworth’s Beauties’

This summer, Petworth is exhibiting two recently restored ‘Beauties’ portraits by Michael Dahl for the first time on site since they were returned to their original full-length size. Saturday 11 June – Sunday 30 October, 10:30am-4pm. Free display, normal admission applies.

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Join a workshop in Petworth Park from drawing to photography and yoga

Be inspired by Petworth Park on watercolour painting, drawing and photography courses run by Aspire Sussex. Wherever you turn, there is a different view or aspect to capture in the Deer Park, and with advice from expert tutors you’ll create a work of art or photographic library to be proud of. You can also join a yoga session held in the beautiful surroundings of Petworth Park. Booking essential.

State Room

The Petworth House guest bedrooms

From Tuesday 3 May, the private guest bedrooms at Petworth House will be open to view on Tuesdays only from 10.30am – 1:45pm.

A view of the white and gold room

The White and Gold Room and the White Library at Petworth

Discover more about the White and Gold Room and the White Library in the private apartments of Petworth House. From Monday 9 May, the above rooms will be open to visit on Mondays only (not including Bank Holidays) from 1:45pm – 4:30pm.