Back to Events

Heritage Open Days

Saturday 10 - Sunday 11 September

11am - 5pm

Free admission and activities all weekend

Explore the Artists' Village by horse drawn cart, take part in print workshops, see pottery demonstrations and have guided tours of the site. Discover the work of the great Victorian artist, G F Watts, in the historic galleries, and take in the temporary exhibition, Close Up and Personal: Victorians and Their Photographs.

Walk up the woodland pathway and discover the newly opened Watts Studios or stroll to Watts Chapel, the Grade I listed masterpiece, created by pioneering designer, Mary Watts. Enjoy exclusive behind-the-scenes access to Limnerslease, the Arts and Crafts home of G F and Mary Watts. Enjoy lunch, cream tea or a piece of cake in the Tea Shop or have a drink and an ice cream on Limnerslease lawn.

Activities include:

Horse & carriage rides

Pottery demonstrations

Printmaking workshops

Family tours & trails

Conservation Studio talks

Archive tours

Framing demonstrations

Architecture Walking Tours

Tours of Watts Chapel, Watts Gallery and Limnerslease

Tours of St Nicholas' Church in Compton