Newstead Abbey was closed on Sunday 3rd December due to adverse weather conditions. If you had pre-booked you will be able to come along another day when Newstead Abbey & Gardens are open or receive a refund.

If you booked Narnia at Newstead House Admission on Sunday, you can simply bring your ticket and we will honour it on an alternative day. If you instead booked a House Tour, Afternoon Tea or Christmas Dinner, please email us to we will be able to confirm your booking for an alternative day. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Wonderful Wallpaper


Art and Design: Exploring Pattern

In this session:

  • Using the Art, Design and Architecture within Newstead Abbey, explore the beautiful rooms in the building and create drawings of the fascinating patterns and shapes they discover
  • Explore how to create and manipulate these shapes using rotation, reflection and symmetry to create a collaborative piece of collaged, patterned wallpaper.
  • Use our specially designed Arts Award Discover Workbook to complete Part A and Part C of your Discover journey.

Why not combine this session with one of our other half day sessions to create a full day experience at Newstead Abbey?

Other options include: Environmental Art, Tree Trails, In Byron’s footsteps: Poetry Tour.

Duration: 1.5 hours | 10.30am -12noon or 1pm – 2.30pm
Cost per session: £6 per child

Key Stage: 2


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