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Audio Described Painted Hall Ceiling Tour - Saturday 28th July 2018 11AM

Ascend 60 feet and uncover the secrets of Britain’s largest painted ceiling on an audio-described tour for blind and partially-sighted visitors.

Painted between 1707 and 1726, the Painted Hall at the Old Royal Naval College hides many surprises. Currently undergoing a major conservation project, this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience the drama of this vast baroque masterpiece up close. 

Take an hour long ceiling tour via a special observation deck and discover the painting’s mysteries as they are revealed for the first time in half a century.

An audio-described tour for blind and partially-sighted visitors. The tour is delivered by an expert tour guide who has been trained in audio-description by Vocaleyes. It will be followed by a handling session with tactile objects in the Clore Learning Centre, where visitors will be able to explore the past and present lives of the Painted Hall. Light refreshments provided.

Please meet at the welcome desk in the Painted Hall at 10.45. The closest station is Cutty Sark DLR. If you would like to be met at the station please contact: access@ornc.org, 020 8269 4799.

Click here for a map and information on how to get to the site.

Guide and assistance dogs are welcome.

Lift access is available but must be pre-booked.

If you require any other support please contact us: access@ornc.org, 020 8269 4799.

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Ascend 60 feet and uncover the secrets of Britain’s largest painted ceiling on an audio-described tour for blind and partially-sighted visitors.

Painted between 1707 and 1726, the Painted Hall at the Old Royal Naval College hides many surprises. Currently undergoing a major conservation project, this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience the drama of this vast baroque masterpiece up close. 

Take an hour long ceiling tour via a special observation deck and discover the painting’s mysteries as they are revealed for the first time in half a century.

An audio-described tour for blind and partially-sighted visitors. The tour is delivered by an expert tour guide who has been trained in audio-description by Vocaleyes. It will be followed by a handling session with tactile objects in the Clore Learning Centre, where visitors will be able to explore the past and present lives of the Painted Hall. Light refreshments provided.

Please meet at the welcome desk in the Painted Hall at 10.45. The closest station is Cutty Sark DLR. If you would like to be met at the station please contact: access@ornc.org, 020 8269 4799.

Click here for a map and information on how to get to the site.

Guide and assistance dogs are welcome.

Lift access is available but must be pre-booked.

If you require any other support please contact us: access@ornc.org, 020 8269 4799.

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Old Royal Naval College

Company Name: The Greenwich Foundation for the Old Royal Naval College