The 2019 programme is now past. We will be launching the 2020 programme mid August 2020 (exact date to be confirmed)

  • RSN Future Tutor Kate Barlow Blackwork piece of Henry VIII
  • Hampton Court Palace Fire in 1986
  • RSN Day Class in action
  • RSN Private Lesson with Tutor and Student
  • RSN Coat of Arms hand embroidered by Studio and Apprentices in 1988
  • RSN Certificate & Diploma Class with Student and Tutor
  • RSN Degree Student: BA (Hons) Hand Embroidery for Fashion, Interiors, Textile Art
  • Men Can Do Embroidery Too!
  • View from RSN Degree Studios
  • RSN TRH Duchesses of Cornwall & Gloucester visit
  • RSN worked on the Duchess of Cambridge wedding dress
  • Blackwork by Future Tutor Student Jessica Ingram
  • Silk Shaded Figure by Future Tutor Student Amy Burt
  • RSN Tour Group from USA and Canada
  • RSN Studio Embroidery Stitcher conserving an altar frontal
  • Hampton Court Palace, East Front Gardens - view from RSN Classrooms
  • Hampton Court Palace - Fountain Court
  • Palace Stairway to the RSN Education Apartments
  • RSN Tour Group speaking with Embroidery Studio Stitcher
  • RSN Shop at Hampton Court Palace
  • RSN Tutor demonstrating during a Day Class
  • RSN Embroidery Studio Tour attendees listening to the Tour Presentation
  • RSN Tutor teaching a Private Lesson
  • RSN Student Apartments

Royal School of Needlework

Sir Christopher Wren

RSN Shop, East Front Gardens, Hampton Court Palace, KT8 9AU
Photography is not permitted on site, Bookshop, Toilets

Travel Information

Nearest train: Hampton Court
Bus routes: 216, 411, R68, 111
Baroque palace built for King William III and Mary II. The original Tudor towers and chimneys were replaced by grand and elegant exteriors that dominate the buildings today.


Original design
Sir Christopher Wren, 1689
Community/cultural, Art studio, Palace, Education, Historical house