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Painting Padiham

The popular plein-air painting event returns with professional and amateur artists painting live in the grounds of the hall and around Padiham town centre.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event

Gawthorpe Hall is open for free all day so come and see the historic rooms, enjoy the views from the windows and find out more about the history of the Hall from our fantastic volunteers. Follow the paintings trail to see the lovely pictures that we have on display and when you’re done head out into the grounds to see the artists capturing the scene in oil paint forever. The walled garden will also be open for the only time this month, so take this chance to enjoy the tranquil space.

Times

The basics

Suitability

Family friendly event.

What to bring and wear

Please dress for the weather as part of the event is outside.

Accessibility

Please contact Gawthorpe for a copy of the accessibility statement if necessary.

Contact info

Lancashire County Council

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on
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on
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