What’s on at Chatsworth House in 2023?
Don’t miss a thing. Discover the jam packed schedule of creative events that Chatsworth has planned for 2023. We have all the info you need to find out what’s on at Chatsworth House…
Six week print making course
17th January to 21st February 2023
Get to grips with a variety of print making techniques in this six week course based in the characterful Chatsworth potting shed with access to the Gardens for inspiration
Get drawing in winter
Explore the Chatsworth Garden and create a series of observational drawings all under expert supervision. The seasonal plants, trees and landscapes offer a mass of inspiration and tickets include unlimited tea and coffee and a picnic lunch from the Chatsworth Estate Farm Shop.
Sketching in the Sculpture Gallery
4th February & 11th March 2023
Enjoy an observational drawing class and exclusive access to the house and its atmospheric Sculpture Gallery whilst it is closed. The workshop is open to all abilities and an expert tutor will help you with creating initial sketches through to capturing three dimensional form.
Relief printing workshop
Learn how to create and carve a linocut block and make your own lino prints, inspired by the Chatsworth Garden. Create a series of prints and learn all of the techniques from preparing lino to techniques for best results. Enjoy unlimited tea and coffee and a delicious picnic lunch box from the Chatsworth Estate Farm Shop.
Tour and draw: glasshouses
An exclusive opportunity to experience the garden and glasshouses of Chatsworth whilst the house and garden are closed to visitors. Whatever your abilities, the art tutor will help you to develop your quick sketching and drawing skills throughout this dynamic session.
Dry stone walling for beginners
15th and 16th April
A two day course over a weekend for those of you who are keen to learn more about the techniques of this ancient craft. The course is fun and informal and attendees will learn the basic fundamentals of restoring a traditional dry stone wall.
Historic textiles and conservation tour
18th April, 13th June & 15th August
A guided tour and insight into the conservation of the wide range of historic textiles in the house, includes a behind-the-scenes visit to the textile studios and entry to the house and garden. The textiles collection at Chatsworth is vast from carpets to clothing.
Dressed to impress textiles tour
16th May, 11th July & 12th September
An illustrated talk and tour looking at the fashions of different periods in time, before delving into Chatsworth's historic costume collection. Join the expert textiles team for a deep delve into the historic costumes in the Devonshire Collection.