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Hampton Court Palace
18 - 20 June 2021

Ask the Expert Tent

Pick up plenty of inspiration and expert advice from our artists in residence, from traditional blacksmithing and Indian block printing to willow weaving and embroidery - plus interviews and talks from the specialists in the Ask the Expert Tent, hosted by Marcus Bean.

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Find out more about the Ask the Expert talks

Four Weddings, Four Coronations & Two Funerals: The Royal School of Needlework’s Royal Commissionsaccordian title

In this Talk, RSN Chief Executive & Curator, Dr Kay-Williams, will highlight how the Royal School of Needlework goes about working on large and prestigious commissions, including some of their special approach that has been used since the 19th century. Susan will talk about what we know of the earlier commissions from press reports as well as from RSN papers and documents. Altogether, we will travel from the 1880s to the 21st century.

This talk will be taking place from 2-3pm on FridaySaturday and Sunday at the Festival. 

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