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Sketch like Stukeley

This free drop-in drawing activity encourages families to get creative and attempt their own versions of Stukeley's detailed drawings of Avebury from 300 years ago.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event

This summer, Avebury will continue to celebrate the 300th anniversary of antiquary William Stukeley’s visit here to draw the stones and landscape. Families will have the opportunity be inspired to 'sketch like Stukeley' during free drop-ins in the stone circle, with paper and pencils to borrow. Look out for the easels set up in the henge. Please note: these sessions are subject to volunteer availability and weather conditions, and may not go ahead in heavy rain or strong wind.

Times

The basics

Suitability

Suitable for all ages.

Meeting point

Come to visitor reception in the barn to find out more.

What to bring and wear

Clothing and footwear suitable for the outdoors are advised.

Accessibility

The Old Farmyard and barn are step free, although there are cobblestones and uneven surfaces. Parts of the stone circle are accessible through level access gateways, but the ground can be uneven.

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