Join us at Petworth House, National Trust on Saturday 22nd February for a day of creative events and activities led by award winning authors, artists and performers. We will be hosting fun interactive star workshops with illustrator Sarah Massini and celebrating her book Star in the Jar.
Petworth Dark Skies starts at 11.00 and ends with the torch procession 17.30-18.30.
- Lantern decorating with Same Sky
- A torch procession throughout the parkland led by Same Sky that ends with star gazing and singing
- Storytelling and night sky inspired image making with Michael Bird
- Interactive star stories led by the Book Nook with Sarah Massini
- Singing in Petworth House led by Kirsty Martin
- Entry to the House and the Pleasure Ground
- Sky Art Tours (guided and self-guided) – selected sky themed artworks from our collection
- Astrophotography exhibition – outstanding images of the South Downs at night
- Skyscape exhibition – Ashmolean Museum exhibition of artworks dedicated to artists’ fascination with the sky
All events and activities are designed for people of all ages to enjoy and take part in. Tickets are available through the Petworth website.