Organised by the Wiltshire Volunteer Fundraising Committee

Paintings conservation with Christine Sitwell at the National Trust's iconic central office

Visit and Talk | Heelis

Thursday 17 November 2016 - 11:00 until 15:30

The day will be hosted by the National Trust’s Paintings Conservation Adviser, Christine Sitwell who will start with a morning lecture on the various conservation treatments and research on Tudor paintings at Montacute, Knole and Nostell Priory. Lunch in the Trust’s canteen, which serves a range of delicious local food, and is followed by a tour of the conservation area. Heelis is a remarkable example of innovative and sustainable building construction. Designed by Feilden Clegg Bradley Architects in 2005, this architectural gem uses timber from the National Trust’s woodlands and wool from Herdwick sheep grazed on Trust farmlands, to help make Heelis a unique working environment.

This event has been organised by the Wiltshire Volunteer Fundraising Committee to help raise money for the Art Fund.

Venue information


Kemble Drive, Swindon, SN2 2NA

Entry details

£32 (includes coffee and tea on arrival and lunch)

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