Summer Programme of Events

Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, In My Studio

Tickets for events are available online at Eventbrite.co.uk

Ticket price includes admission to the exhibition and the garden

For bookings enquiries please email museums@rbkc.gov.uk or call +44 (0) 20 7471 9153

EXHIBITION PROGRAMME OF EVENTS

EXHIBITION GUIDED TOURS

Wednesday 19 July, Tuesday 17 October with Senior Curator, Daniel Robbins

7 - 8pm; doors open at 6:30pm

Monday 11 September with our expert guides

6:30 - 7:30pm; doors open at 6pm

£20 - £25

The tours include exhibition highlights and insights into the fascinating life and career of Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema. Ticket price includes a complimentary glass of wine.

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LEIGHTON LATES and LIVE MUSIC 

Friday 14 July with Martin Speake and Faith Brackenbury (jazz/ fusion; saxo and violin)

Friday 4 August - further details to be confirmed

Friday 8 September - further details to be confirmed

Friday 6 October with Mark Crooks and Sandy Burnett (jazz; clarinet & double bass)

From 5:30pm till 9pm (Last entry 8:30pm). Live music from 6:30pm

£14

Our popular Leighton Lates provide visitors with the chance to enjoy the exhibition ‘out of hours’ until 9pm. With an atmosphere of their own, there is also the opportunity to explore Leighton House Museum and gardens.

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LEARNING FROM ALMA TADEMA'S PAINTINGS

Tutored workshop with artist Ann Witheridge, director of London Fine Art Studios

Tuesday 25 July, 15 August, 12 September

10am – 1pm

£35 for individual workshops; £90 for full course

Session 1: Visual Language.

Session 2: Alma Tadema's use of Interiors.

Session 3: The figure in Alma Tadema’s work.

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SUMMER PROGRAMME AT LEIGHTON HOUSE MUSEUM

ARTISTS HOUSES GUIDED WALKS 

Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 July

Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 August

Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 September

11am – 12:30pm

£15

Join our guided walks around the exterior of the unique group of studio-houses built by Victorian artist and President of the Royal Academy, Frederic, Lord Leighton and his contemporaries on Holland Park Road and Melbury Road (West London). Discover the fascinating story of how this corner of Holland Park became synonymous with a group of the leading artists of the late Victorian period: the Holland Park Circle. Find out why they came to build in this area and the architects that they chose.

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YOGA IN LEIGHTON’S GARDENS

Saturday 15 July, 12 August, 23 September

Adults 9:30 – 10:30am £10

Kids 11 – 11:45am £5 per child; accompanying adult go FREE

A unique opportunity to enjoy the benefits of yoga and the beauty of Lord Leighton’s garden.

ADULTS: Classes are suitable for all levels and will include simple flowing sequences and breath work. Please bring your own matt.

KIDS & FAMILY YOGA: a playful exploration of Yoqa for children aged 6-12 years, including gentle pair work with friends or parents. Parents are kindly requested to remain on site and are welcome to participate. Responsible adults or guardian are required to sign a waiver on booking. Mats will be provided.

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FAMILY ACTIVITIES

ANNUAL CHILDRENS FETE

Saturday 5 August

11am – 4pm

FREE

Enjoy a fun-filled day with free workshops and activities for the whole family in Leighton’s garden. Picnics welcome!

More details and registration coming soon!

 

SUMMER FAMILY ACTIVITIES

10,17, 24 August

2 - 3:30pm; 3.30 – 4.00 stay on for a free half an hour to carry on discovering

£5 per child; FREE entry for one accompanying parent or guardian

BOOKING ESSENTIAL

Fun and creative afternoons exploring and discovering, observing, drawing and making in Lord Leighton’s lavishly decorated artist studio-house and outside in the lovely secret garden. Suitable for 6 - 11 yrs; all materials provided.

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Open daily except Tuesday
10am - 5.30pm
12 Holland Park Road
London W14 8LZ
email: museums@rbkc.gov.uk