may, 2021

mon17maysun31oct500 Years of Mischief and Mayhem

500 years of mischief and mayhem

Event Details



Enjoy some cheeky art that is sure to delight all the family at 500 Years of Mischief and Mayhem.

The exhibition at Greenwich’s iconic Old Royal Naval College features artwork by renowned children’s illustrator Nick Ellwood.

Original artworks and illustrations from his booklets, inspired by the art in the College’s magnificent Painted Hall, will be on display. The exhibition features tales of astronomers, architects, royals, gods and goddesses as well as figures from the Navy.

The free event runs to Sunday October 31st in the College’s Visitor Centre on the Mezzanine Level. Find out more here.

The grounds are also free entry. Tickets to the Painted Hall are £12.50 and children 16 and under go free.

Family drawing workshops will also run alongside the exhibition in August and are suitable for ages 5 to 12. The workshops run on Tuesday August 3rd, Wednesday August 4th, Tuesday August 17th and Wednesday August 18th at 11am-1pm and 2pm-4pm. They will operate on a first come first served policy.

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