Welcome to the Royal School of Needlework The International Centre
of Excellence for the
Art of Hand Embroidery
Half Term Family Embroidery Exhibition Tour
There is a wonderful range of embroideries on display at Hampton Court Palace, from Mary Poppins and Spiderman to 17th Century pieces. Our new Stories in Stitch Exhibition has something for the whole family and featuring stunning examples of Appliqué, Stumpwork and Raised Embroidery, not to be missed.
We have a special Family Tour during Half Term at 11am on Wednesday 26 October which costs just £16 for 1 adult and 2 children. The Family Tour includes a short talk, Tour of all the stunning pieces, a simple hand embroidery sample to create a Fox and children's quiz.
There are also other Tours to choose from:
Open Tours featuring an Introduction to the exhibition by a member of staff including some RSN history and information on the techniques you will see, followed by a Tour from a dedicated volunteer with a passion for embroidery.
Tour & Taster is a new way to visit the exhibition and comprises an Open Tour followed by a Taster hand embroidery session inspired by the pieces on display.
Curator’s Tours offer a Tour with a background on the exhibition and the chance to view additional pieces from our Collection with Chief Executive and Curator, Dr Susan Kay-Williams.
Group Bookings are also available.
We offer a thriving education programme for every level including a range of courses for beginners through to advanced. Students can choose to study Day Classes, a Certificate & Diploma, Future Tutors and Degree, as well as attend exhibitions, study and tour days.
Keep in touch
- Tomorrow is our last day at K&S Dublin so if you're in the area don't forget to drop by our stand and say hello! https://t.co/CGdPB3iGZ622/10/2016
- Learn Blackwork with Sarah Smith at K&S Dublin this Sunday! Sarah created this beautiful piece for her Future Tutor… https://t.co/eEctrNUPFe21/10/2016
- Join us at K&S Harrogate, 24-27 November, on Stand C290 and see some of the amazing work produced by students from… https://t.co/7BZJgF1h7X20/10/2016