Welcome to the Royal School of Needlework The International Centre
of Excellence for the
Art of Hand Embroidery
Talk & Tours
Talk & Tours are led by a team of dedicated volunteers who not only have a passion for embroidery but who have also had full training from RSN staff on our history, the services we offer and the techniques we use. Many of the volunteers also conduct their own research into the history of embroidery and its contemporary usage. All tours must be pre-booked and paid for in advance.
Curator's Tours - 2 Hours
Curator's tours take place on selected dates throughout the year and feature a themed aspect of our Collection in more detail. Tours include a short lecture by our CE Dr Susan Kay-Williams as well as the opportunity to view items from the RSN's extensive Collection which is rarely seen by the public.
Seating is available.
Please note that we do not issue tickets. A reminder email will be sent to you at least a week before your booked tour date.
Individuals booking Talks & Tours can book online
To book Group Tours call Natalie Thew
Keep in touch
- It's #wipwednesday, what hand embroidery projects have you been working on? Silk Shading by RSN Diploma Student Jes… https://t.co/o4ZeI3hj8F22/03/2017
- The Scottish Diaspora Tapestry is now on display at Westminster Hall until 29 April! https://t.co/lsT6pPN5Wm #diaspora #tapestry #embroidery22/03/2017