Saturday, June 22, 2024

Sandham Memorial Chapel – Chapel Talks

Mon, 4 December 2017 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Sandham Memorial Chapel
Harts Lane, Burghclere, near Newbury
Hampshire RG20 9JT

Listen to the story behind one of the most important 20th century artists – Sir Stanley Spencer and how his dream of a “Holy Box” came to fruition. Booking available soon. Listen to our knowledgeable and passionate volunteers tell you about Stanley Spencer and how his service in the medical core both in Bristol and Salonika led to the creation of this iconic building and content. Hear about the realisation of the chapel, who was Harry Sandham and the 19 paintings which line three walls inside. There will time for questions, an opportunity to wander around our new garden or buy something to remember your special visit. Booking Advisable. Phone: 0344 249 1895.
A National Trust Event – Gates open 10:45. Start 11:00. End 13:00. Normal Admission Charges Apply. Follow signs around the building to our visitor reception where we will check you off our list, take payment for entry/see NT cards and direct you to the chapel. Check website for latest information. Tea & Coffee available on arrival for £1.