Turner's House

Turner's House The once-rural Twickenham retreat designed and built by England's foremost painter JMW Turner in 1813, has been carefully restored and is opening 19th July
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JMW Turner RA designed and built Sandycombe Lodge in 1813 as his retreat in once-rural Twickenham. Turner’s House Trust is fundraising to restore the building and to open it to the public in summer 2017. The Trust also plans to offer a broad programme of activities which will draw in many sectors of the public, from young children to those seeking to learn more about art and architecture, or to le

JMW Turner RA designed and built Sandycombe Lodge in 1813 as his retreat in once-rural Twickenham. Turner’s House Trust is fundraising to restore the building and to open it to the public in summer 2017. The Trust also plans to offer a broad programme of activities which will draw in many sectors of the public, from young children to those seeking to learn more about art and architecture, or to le

Operating as usual

Look out for our Family workshops over the summer:27th JULY- Sketching in Nature10th AUGUST- Turner in Textiles 24th AUG...
24/06/2021

Look out for our Family workshops over the summer:

27th JULY- Sketching in Nature
10th AUGUST- Turner in Textiles
24th AUGUST- Storytelling and Art

To book your ticket today visit: http://ow.ly/FrCZ50FdvKA #familydayout #dayoutlondon #familyeventslondon #twickenham #stmargarets

Look out for our Family workshops over the summer:

27th JULY- Sketching in Nature
10th AUGUST- Turner in Textiles
24th AUGUST- Storytelling and Art

To book your ticket today visit: http://ow.ly/FrCZ50FdvKA #familydayout #dayoutlondon #familyeventslondon #twickenham #stmargarets

Summer is well and truly here! Why not join us in some fundraising? Support your local heritage. Check out our post tomo...
23/06/2021

Summer is well and truly here! Why not join us in some fundraising? Support your local heritage. Check out our post tomorrow for exciting events for the Summer. Let’s get creative together!

#arthistory #art #summer #sun #fun

Summer is well and truly here! Why not join us in some fundraising? Support your local heritage. Check out our post tomorrow for exciting events for the Summer. Let’s get creative together!

#arthistory #art #summer #sun #fun

Which of the below is the correct answer for one of Turner's Paintings? A- Sunrise with Sea Monsters B- Simple Sunset on...
22/06/2021

Which of the below is the correct answer for one of Turner's Paintings?

A- Sunrise with Sea Monsters
B- Simple Sunset on the River
C- Turning Wheels
D- Cold Afternoon

Which of the below is the correct answer for one of Turner's Paintings?

A- Sunrise with Sea Monsters
B- Simple Sunset on the River
C- Turning Wheels
D- Cold Afternoon

"Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.” –Henry Ward Beecher #mondaym...
21/06/2021

"Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.” –Henry Ward Beecher

#mondaymotivation #art #arthistory #jmwturner

"Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.” –Henry Ward Beecher

#mondaymotivation #art #arthistory #jmwturner

Do you know that Turner worked on different series of prints with views around the country? You can see the preparation ...
19/06/2021

Do you know that Turner worked on different series of prints with views around the country? You can see the preparation watercolours in our current exhibition of Turner’s English Coasts! Come and have a look at these great artworks! Book your place now! https://turnershouse.org/booking/

Do you know that Turner worked on different series of prints with views around the country? You can see the preparation watercolours in our current exhibition of Turner’s English Coasts! Come and have a look at these great artworks! Book your place now! https://turnershouse.org/booking/

On 24th June we are having a special late opening of Turner’s English Coasts! Enjoy a glass of wine while enjoying some ...
17/06/2021

On 24th June we are having a special late opening of Turner’s English Coasts! Enjoy a glass of wine while enjoying some of Turner’s original #art at his beautiful country retreat! Limited places! https://turnershouse.org/whats-on/
#summer #exhibition #artist #history #summertime

On 24th June we are having a special late opening of Turner’s English Coasts! Enjoy a glass of wine while enjoying some of Turner’s original #art at his beautiful country retreat! Limited places! https://turnershouse.org/whats-on/
#summer #exhibition #artist #history #summertime

Have you ever wondered how Turner reached his beautiful effects in watercolour? Why don’t you join artist Tim Wright to ...
16/06/2021

Have you ever wondered how Turner reached his beautiful effects in watercolour? Why don’t you join artist Tim Wright to find out and learn all the secrets? In Aug learn how to paint in watercolour in our 5-session painting course. Book your place now! https://turnershouse.org/whats-on/

Have you ever wondered how Turner reached his beautiful effects in watercolour? Why don’t you join artist Tim Wright to find out and learn all the secrets? In Aug learn how to paint in watercolour in our 5-session painting course. Book your place now! https://turnershouse.org/whats-on/

Special Zoom Talk'Turner and Maritime Britain'Thursday19th August 2021 at 7pmTurner's House are pleased to announced tha...
15/06/2021

Special Zoom Talk

'Turner and Maritime Britain'

Thursday19th August 2021 at 7pm

Turner's House are pleased to announced that Curator Christine Riding will be joined on the Zoom presentation on Thursday 19th August at 7pm by Dr Amy Concannon who will be the chair for the session. Tickets for ‘Turner and Maritime Britain’ can be found here http://turnershouse.beaconforms.com/form/9510aec5

Christine Riding curated the 2013 exhibition Turner and the Sea at the National Maritime Museum, and is Curator of British Paintings at the National Gallery. There will be an opportunity to ask questions after the presentation.

Dr Amy Concannon, a trustee at Turner’s House and Curator of British Art 1790-1850 at Tate.

Special Zoom Talk

'Turner and Maritime Britain'

Thursday19th August 2021 at 7pm

Turner's House are pleased to announced that Curator Christine Riding will be joined on the Zoom presentation on Thursday 19th August at 7pm by Dr Amy Concannon who will be the chair for the session. Tickets for ‘Turner and Maritime Britain’ can be found here http://turnershouse.beaconforms.com/form/9510aec5

Christine Riding curated the 2013 exhibition Turner and the Sea at the National Maritime Museum, and is Curator of British Paintings at the National Gallery. There will be an opportunity to ask questions after the presentation.

Dr Amy Concannon, a trustee at Turner’s House and Curator of British Art 1790-1850 at Tate.

On June 24, join us for a special late opening of Turner’s English Coasts! Enjoy a glass of wine while enjoying some of ...
15/06/2021

On June 24, join us for a special late opening of Turner’s English Coasts! Enjoy a glass of wine while enjoying some of Turner’s original #art at his beautiful country retreat! Limited places! More dates on https://turnershouse.org/whats-on/
#summer #exhibition #artist #history #summertime

On June 24, join us for a special late opening of Turner’s English Coasts! Enjoy a glass of wine while enjoying some of Turner’s original #art at his beautiful country retreat! Limited places! More dates on https://turnershouse.org/whats-on/
#summer #exhibition #artist #history #summertime

The weather’s warm and summer’s in full swing. Check out our Summer Break Family Workshops at https://turnershouse.org/w...
12/06/2021

The weather’s warm and summer’s in full swing. Check out our Summer Break Family Workshops at https://turnershouse.org/whats-on/ to book your spot today! #art #summer #summerbreak #family #arthistory

The weather’s warm and summer’s in full swing. Check out our Summer Break Family Workshops at https://turnershouse.org/whats-on/ to book your spot today! #art #summer #summerbreak #family #arthistory

Have you checked our events yet? We have planned many events for you to enjoy Turner’s House in a different way and in s...
11/06/2021

Have you checked our events yet? We have planned many events for you to enjoy Turner’s House in a different way and in security thanks to our ad-hoc safety measures in place! Book now! https://turnershouse.org/whats-on/

Have you checked our events yet? We have planned many events for you to enjoy Turner’s House in a different way and in security thanks to our ad-hoc safety measures in place! Book now! https://turnershouse.org/whats-on/

10/06/2021
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Turner’s House Trust is delighted to announce its first ever wine tasting! The event will take place on Thursday 8th July between 6 and 8pm. The wine will be supplied by local business St Margarets Wines
who have established an excellent reputation.

Numbers are restricted to just 18 places. Guests will also be able to view the latest exhibition of original Turner watercolours and prints ‘Turner’s English Coasts’. Tickets will cost just £50 per person and are available via this link
http://turnershouse.beaconforms.com/form/d6a56b83

Did you know we have spaces for a special late night opening? On the 24th of June, join us for a glass of wine while you...
10/06/2021

Did you know we have spaces for a special late night opening? On the 24th of June, join us for a glass of wine while you explore Turner’s English Coasts in his own home #arthistory #art #JMWTurner #museum

Did you know we have spaces for a special late night opening? On the 24th of June, join us for a glass of wine while you explore Turner’s English Coasts in his own home #arthistory #art #JMWTurner #museum

Only one free days left to book our #Sketching and #History walking tour! Join us on #JMWTurner’s footsteps for a mornin...
08/06/2021

Only one free days left to book our #Sketching and #History walking tour! Join us on #JMWTurner’s footsteps for a morning of outdoor sketching! Info and booking on https://turnershouse.org/whats-on/
@pegmorrisart

Only one free days left to book our #Sketching and #History walking tour! Join us on #JMWTurner’s footsteps for a morning of outdoor sketching! Info and booking on https://turnershouse.org/whats-on/
@pegmorrisart

Join our summer painting course and learn J.M.W Turner’s watercolour technique with artist Tim Wright! (Pictured above o...
05/06/2021

Join our summer painting course and learn J.M.W Turner’s watercolour technique with artist Tim Wright! (Pictured above on the set of 'Mr Turner', 2014)

The course is formed of 5 lessons, every Tuesday in August (3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th and 31st). Tickets will give you access material, refreshments and our new exhibition!

To find out more: https://turnershouse.org/whats-on/

Join our summer painting course and learn J.M.W Turner’s watercolour technique with artist Tim Wright! (Pictured above on the set of 'Mr Turner', 2014)

The course is formed of 5 lessons, every Tuesday in August (3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th and 31st). Tickets will give you access material, refreshments and our new exhibition!

To find out more: https://turnershouse.org/whats-on/

Looking for a fun, creative, outdoor activity to do this month? On Tuesday 15th June why not join local artist Peg Morri...
03/06/2021

Looking for a fun, creative, outdoor activity to do this month? On Tuesday 15th June why not join local artist Peg Morris and art historian Catherine Parry-Wingfield for a morning walk of sketching in nature and history? Inspired by Turner’s footsteps from Buccleuch Gardens to Richmond Park! All materials provided or feel free to bring your own! Covid-safety guidelines in place. Limited spaces available!

To book & find out more, visit: https://turnershouse.org/whats-on/

Looking for a fun, creative, outdoor activity to do this month? On Tuesday 15th June why not join local artist Peg Morris and art historian Catherine Parry-Wingfield for a morning walk of sketching in nature and history? Inspired by Turner’s footsteps from Buccleuch Gardens to Richmond Park! All materials provided or feel free to bring your own! Covid-safety guidelines in place. Limited spaces available!

To book & find out more, visit: https://turnershouse.org/whats-on/

Did you know that we, Turner’s House Trust, are an independent, registered charity? To maintain the House for the public...
02/06/2021

Did you know that we, Turner’s House Trust, are an independent, registered charity? To maintain the House for the public, our exhibitions, plus our education and outreach programmes, including artist in residence, we rely exclusively on visitor admission, grants, corporate sponsorship and donations.

If you’d like to find out more about how you can help support Turner’s House and our ongoing work, visit our website: turnershouse.org/supportus

We are grateful to all of our supporters
#turnershouse #jmwturner #turnershousetwickenham #art #supportart

Did you know that we, Turner’s House Trust, are an independent, registered charity? To maintain the House for the public, our exhibitions, plus our education and outreach programmes, including artist in residence, we rely exclusively on visitor admission, grants, corporate sponsorship and donations.

If you’d like to find out more about how you can help support Turner’s House and our ongoing work, visit our website: turnershouse.org/supportus

We are grateful to all of our supporters
#turnershouse #jmwturner #turnershousetwickenham #art #supportart

Turner realised this watercolour (Ramsgate) in 1824 for a series of prints. What is the name of the series? a. Ships of ...
01/06/2021

Turner realised this watercolour (Ramsgate) in 1824 for a series of prints. What is the name of the series?

a. Ships of Britain
b. Ports of England
c. Power of England

To find the answer, visit our new exhibition 'Turner's English Coasts'. Book here - https://turnershouse.org/booking/

Turner realised this watercolour (Ramsgate) in 1824 for a series of prints. What is the name of the series?

a. Ships of Britain
b. Ports of England
c. Power of England

To find the answer, visit our new exhibition 'Turner's English Coasts'. Book here - https://turnershouse.org/booking/

Greetings from the garden at Turner’s House! We hope you are enjoying and making the most of this rare and beautiful Ban...
31/05/2021

Greetings from the garden at Turner’s House! We hope you are enjoying and making the most of this rare and beautiful Bank Holiday weather! Discover both the wonderful house and gardens where JMW Turner lived and created much of his art!

For more info visit: turnershouse.org

#spring #outdoors #mondaymotivation

Greetings from the garden at Turner’s House! We hope you are enjoying and making the most of this rare and beautiful Bank Holiday weather! Discover both the wonderful house and gardens where JMW Turner lived and created much of his art!

For more info visit: turnershouse.org

#spring #outdoors #mondaymotivation

Have you ever thought of learning Turner's #painting #secrets? We have just the course for you! In August, join the very...
28/05/2021

Have you ever thought of learning Turner's #painting #secrets? We have just the course for you! In August, join the very #artist who taught Timothy Spall to paint like the British painter! Tim Wright will run a Summer Painting course at Sandycombe Lodge in which you can learn more about #JMWTurner's #watercolour techniques and much more! For more info on the course and booking visit https://turnershouse.org/whats-on/

Photo: On set. Mike Leigh, Tim Wright, Timothy Spall Petworth House 2013. Photographer: Simon Mein, copyright: Thin Man Films.

Have you ever thought of learning Turner's #painting #secrets? We have just the course for you! In August, join the very #artist who taught Timothy Spall to paint like the British painter! Tim Wright will run a Summer Painting course at Sandycombe Lodge in which you can learn more about #JMWTurner's #watercolour techniques and much more! For more info on the course and booking visit https://turnershouse.org/whats-on/

Photo: On set. Mike Leigh, Tim Wright, Timothy Spall Petworth House 2013. Photographer: Simon Mein, copyright: Thin Man Films.

Did you know that #WeAreOpen? And what about that we have a brand-new #exhibition of #JMWTurner's original #watercolours...
27/05/2021

Did you know that #WeAreOpen? And what about that we have a brand-new #exhibition of #JMWTurner's original #watercolours? Turner's English #Coasts includes beautiful marine scenes which show Turner's great #love for the #sea. For more details and booking https://turnershouse.org/visit-us/

Did you know that #WeAreOpen? And what about that we have a brand-new #exhibition of #JMWTurner's original #watercolours? Turner's English #Coasts includes beautiful marine scenes which show Turner's great #love for the #sea. For more details and booking https://turnershouse.org/visit-us/

With the weather promising #warm and #sunny, why don't you book our Walking #Sketching #tour on #JMWTurner's footsteps? ...
26/05/2021

With the weather promising #warm and #sunny, why don't you book our Walking #Sketching #tour on #JMWTurner's footsteps? Join local artist Peg Morris Painter and Printmaker and art historian Catherine Parry-Wingfield on a morning of sketching and #history. For more info - https://turnershouse.org/whats-on/

With the weather promising #warm and #sunny, why don't you book our Walking #Sketching #tour on #JMWTurner's footsteps? Join local artist Peg Morris Painter and Printmaker and art historian Catherine Parry-Wingfield on a morning of sketching and #history. For more info - https://turnershouse.org/whats-on/

Just 2 days  until our Turner’s English Coasts exhibition opens when we reopen to the public!  Book now to secure your p...
20/05/2021

Just 2 days until our Turner’s English Coasts exhibition opens when we reopen to the public! Book now to secure your place at https://turnershouse.org/booking/ We can’t wait to see you there - you don’t want to miss it!

Look out for exciting updates about our very special guest who will be unveiling the exhibition!

#exhibition #london #turnershouse #art #artist #’jmwturner #turnershouse #spring #visit #whatson #thingstodo

Just 2 days until our Turner’s English Coasts exhibition opens when we reopen to the public! Book now to secure your place at https://turnershouse.org/booking/ We can’t wait to see you there - you don’t want to miss it!

Look out for exciting updates about our very special guest who will be unveiling the exhibition!

#exhibition #london #turnershouse #art #artist #’jmwturner #turnershouse #spring #visit #whatson #thingstodo

Happy #Monday! We hope your week is getting off to a fantastic start. Let us know in the comments what excites you most ...
17/05/2021

Happy #Monday! We hope your week is getting off to a fantastic start. Let us know in the comments what excites you most about the week ahead? Whether that’s seeing #family, going to work or appreciating some of Turner’s art, we would love to hear from you.

Happy #Monday! We hope your week is getting off to a fantastic start. Let us know in the comments what excites you most about the week ahead? Whether that’s seeing #family, going to work or appreciating some of Turner’s art, we would love to hear from you.

#OnThisDay in 1845, #Turner feels unwell and and leaves Town ‘to revival by a little change of fresh air’ - a great remi...
15/05/2021

#OnThisDay in 1845, #Turner feels unwell and and leaves Town ‘to revival by a little change of fresh air’ - a great reminder to #ConnectWithNature this #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek

#OnThisDay in 1845, #Turner feels unwell and and leaves Town ‘to revival by a little change of fresh air’ - a great reminder to #ConnectWithNature this #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek

As most of the activities reopens this Monday, why don't you join  local artist Sasa Marinkov on Tues 25th May for an Ad...
14/05/2021

As most of the activities reopens this Monday, why don't you join local artist Sasa Marinkov on Tues 25th May for an Adult Printmaking Workshop? We can’t wait & hope you can join us!

Visit: https://turnershouse.org/whats-on/

#art #london #artistonTwitter

As most of the activities reopens this Monday, why don't you join local artist Sasa Marinkov on Tues 25th May for an Adult Printmaking Workshop? We can’t wait & hope you can join us!

Visit: https://turnershouse.org/whats-on/

#art #london #artistonTwitter

Only 9 days left until we reopen for public visits with our new #exhibition on Turner’s English Coasts. Learn more and b...
13/05/2021

Only 9 days left until we reopen for public visits with our new #exhibition on Turner’s English Coasts. Learn more and book tickets here: https://turnershouse.org/visit-us/ - we look forward to welcoming you all back to #TurnersHouse!

Only 9 days left until we reopen for public visits with our new #exhibition on Turner’s English Coasts. Learn more and book tickets here: https://turnershouse.org/visit-us/ - we look forward to welcoming you all back to #TurnersHouse!

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Wishing all at Turner's House a very happy birthday! System Five, a 4energy group company, were members of the team that worked on this fascinating restoration project led by conservation architect Gary Butler of Butler & Hegarty Architects and Glevum Consulting and supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund
Very good restoration of Turner's house in Twickenham, though it's environs have changed somewhat from his time here in the early 1800's
My first visit to the beautifully restored Turner's House