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01 October 2019Watts Gallery - Artists' Village

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Watts Gallery - Artists' Village
Tuesday 01 October 2019

Watts Gallery – Artists’ Village is the home, studios, gallery and joint architectural legacy of the great Victorian artist George Frederic Watts and renowned designer Mary Watts.  Our full day visit will comprise three guided tours:

  • Limnerlease, their Grade II listed Arts & Crafts home where we will hear about the creative and cultural life of G F and Mary Watts, their contemporaries and the local community they welcomed.
  • Watts Chapel, Mary Watts Grade I listed Arts & Crafts masterpiece, created with people from the local village of Compton.
  • Watts Gallery containing over 100 paintings by G F Watts including portraits, landscapes and his major symbolic works.

We will be travelling from Wokingham to Compton, Guildford by coach.  Refreshments on arrival and a sandwich lunch will be included.

Cost £52.00 per person, cash or cheque only, travel included

Please note the following advice There is a short uphill walk to Watts Studios, Limnerslease House and Watts Chapel – we are advised to wear comfortable shoes! Unfortunately Watts Chapel, Watts Contemporary Gallery and Limnerslease House are not wheelchair accessible due to the nature of the old buildings.”

Booking will open at 7pm before the lecture on 27 June.

Booking form available here