Visit to the Royal School of Needlework at Hampton Court Palace, to learn about their class programme and commission work.
Welcome to the Royal School of Needlework
Keeping the art of hand embroidery alive
The Royal School of Needlework is the international centre for embroidery teaching based at Hampton Court Palace in south-west London. We teach in small, friendly classes with expert tutors and we welcome all levels of experience and students from all over the world. We’ll help you develop your technical ability through our expert tuition and discover your creativity.
All Day Classes. RSN Certificate and RSN Diploma embroidery tutors have been trained at the RSN over a minimum of three years’ full-time study and they bring to each student a wealth of experience, technical knowledge and enthusiasm. We also offer a two year Foundation Degree in Hand Embroidery accredited by the University for the Creative Arts.
For more details of all our courses visit www.royal-needlework.org.uk
The Gradution Show to celebrate the first graduating year of the TdA programme will be open to the public 11th & 12th June in The Close Learning Centre at Hampton Court Palace.
The RSN’s Embroidery Studio is also based at Hampton Court Palace. Our skilled Studio staff can undertake large and small scale bespoke commissions and offer expertise in contemporary and traditional embroidery. Our most recent prestigious commission was to help Alexander McQueen designer, Sarah Burton create HRH The Duchess of Cambridge’s wedding dress.
We have a Collection of textiles and archive materials comprising some 60,000 objects – a selection of these can be seen on display on our Studio Tour days which take place throughout the year
More details at https://royal-needlework.org.uk/
We also have a shop at Hampton Court Palace and an online shop selling a range of needlework products equipment and gifts.
The RSN is a registered charity, no 312774, and by becoming an RSN Friend or Special Supporter you can be part of keeping our vital work alive.
Royal School of Needlework, Apartment 12a, Hampton Court Palace, Surrey KT8 9AU, UK T: +44(0)20 3166 6932 E: firstname.lastname@example.org