What’s on at Charleston

17 JanCourse

Life Writing at Charleston (Inter.)

Intermediate Level course. Develop your writing practice, learn new approaches, and expand your critical knowledge.

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02 Feb

Sunday Reading Group - Bloomsbury & Politics

Our monthly Reading Group Sundays run from 10.30am-12.30pm, and are held in our beautiful Hay Barn. More

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04 FebWorkshop

Life Drawing with Silvia MacRae Brown

A regular monthly life drawing day at Charleston. First Tuesday of every month. Book by email.

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08 Feb - 09 Feb

LGBT+ Equals Me

Exhibition curated by young people identifying as LGBTQ+, exploring LGBTQ+ heritage across East Sussex.

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08 FebTalk

Bloomsbury’s Hidden Neighbours

Jane Traies uncovers a lesbian love triangle in rural Sussex. Part of OUTing the Past festival.

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08 Feb

Queer House Tours

Celebrate LGBT+ History Month at Charleston by taking a queer house tour.

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08 FebTalk

E M Forster and the Labouchere Family

Andrew Lumsden explores the relationship between Forster and the Laboucheres. Part of OUTing the Past festival.

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08 FebTalk

Busy Being Black

A live recording of Josh Rivers’ acclaimed podcast ‘Busy Being Black’. Part of OUTing the Past festival.

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08 FebTalk

The ‘Special Problem’

Sarah Carr and Helen Spandler investigate the history of same-sex attracted women. Part of OUTing the Past festival.

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08 FebTalk

Queer Eye for the Museum

Dan Vo speaks about the power of communicating queer lives in a museum setting. Part of OUTing the Past.

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08 Mar

Sunday Reading Group - Motherhood

Our monthly Reading Group Sundays run from 10.30am-12.30pm, and are held in our beautiful Barn. Join More

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23 MarSold out

Portrait painting with Charlie Schaffer

An intensive 4-day course in portraiture with BP Portrait Award 2019 winner Charlie Schaffer.

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05 Apr

Sunday Reading Group - Bodies: Food, Sex, Death

Our monthly Reading Group Sundays run from 10.30am-12.30pm, and are held in our beautiful Barn. Join More

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20 AprWorkshop

Jewellery making with Laila Smith

Create a beautiful solid silver pendant inspired by the Charleston house and gardens.

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21 AprCourse

History of Art: Module 1, 1880-1940

Introductory course. Explore some of the 20th century’s most intriguing artists and movements.

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23 AprCourse

Life Writing at Charleston (Intro.)

Introductory level course. Be guided through the process of bringing real stories and experiences to life on the page.

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27 AprSold out

Block printing with Molly Mahon

Learn the art of block printing with Molly Mahon.

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04 MayWorkshop

Painting in the Garden | Spring

A day long workshop in the beautiful springtime garden with artist Julian Le Bas.

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01 JunWorkshop

Photography for Social Media

An intensive day long workshop with blogger, stylist and photographer Emma Harris, ‘A Quiet Style’.

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22 JunWorkshop

Painted Lampshades with Tess Newall

Immerse yourself in all things Bloomsbury with our day-long painted lampshades workshop.

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20 JulWorkshop

Painting in the Garden | Summer

Join artist Julian Le Bas for a day’s intensive painting, and lose yourself in the atmosphere of the walled garden.

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15 SepCourse

History of Art: Module 2, 1937-1979

Course focusing on art made during Second World War and in the decades immediately afterwards.

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21 SepWorkshop

Painting in the Garden | Autumn

Join artist Julian Le Bas for a day’s intensive painting, and lose yourself in the atmosphere of the walled garden.

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12 OctWorkshop

Block printing with Molly Mahon

Learn the art of block printing with Molly Mahon.

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