Public Programme 2019

Simon Schama at Leighton House Museum

















Tickets for events are available online on the Eventbrite website.

Ticket prices include admission to the house (and the garden during summer time)

Please note that there are no concessions for public events at Leighton House Museum.

For bookings enquiries please email or call +44 (0) 20 7471 9153



with Jo Banham, curator and lecturer specialised in Victorian art and design and the history of wallpapers

Tuesday 26 February, Tuesday 5, Tuesday 12, Tuesday 26 March, 10:30am - 12:30pm

£125; includes refreshments

This 4-week course explores the history of the Movement from its origins in the 1840s to its later impact on William Morris and Edward Burne-Jones, and also examines the role of women as models, muses and fellow-artists. All sessions take place in Leighton's grand studio and include light refreshments (tea, coffee, biscuits)

COURSE DETAILS AND TICKETS: The Pre-Raphaelite Revolution



Tuesdays 30 April, 21 May 18 June, 9 July 2019, 1-3pm


Our popular afternoon sessions in Leighton's studio consist of a mixture of short exercises and longer poses, with reference to our permanent collection and expert tuition from artist Ann Witheridge, founder of London Fine Art Studios. The course is open to artists of all levels however for those joining sessions in June and July (long poses), drawing is advisable.

COURSE DETAILS AND TICKETS: Life-Drawing and Painting



Friday 15 March **SOLD-OUT**

Friday 10 May, 6:30 - 9pm; drawing from 7 to 8pm

£15; includes a complimentary drink, access to the Museum and class

Unleash your inner artist and join our informal guided drawing sessions in Leighton’s studio, where the former President of the Royal Academy conceived and painted his masterpieces. With live music and complimentary drinks, bring a friend or two and experience a different take on a Friday night out. In collaboration with London Fine Art Studios, Mama Xanadu's Wild Alchemy and Fred Thomas

BOOK HERE: Drink and Draw


Family Fun at Leighton House Museum

Join our family programme and special events for children at Leighton House Museum, a unique and opulent Victorian palace of art.

Explore the full programme.



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10am - 5.30pm
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