Heritage Open Day
Royal Holloway, University of London, welcomes the public to explore its spectacular Grade I Listed Founder's Building, Picture Gallery, Chapel and extensive grounds. The Founder's Building, commissioned by entrepreneur, Thomas Holloway and opened by Queen Victoria in 1886, is modelled on the Château de Chambord in the Loire Valley. Its flamboyant architecture makes it one of the most impressive university buildings in the world.
All tours are free unless stated:
Picture Gallery (open between 11am-5pm)
Talks at: 11.30am, 1pm, 2.30pm, 3.30pm
Virginia Park the former Holloway Sanatorium (tickets apply)
12.30pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm
Founder's Building Tours - £2 (tickets apply)
11.15am, 11.45am, 12.15pm, 12.45pm, 1.15pm, 2pm, 2.30pm, 3.15pm
College Archives (tickets apply)
11.30am, 2pm, 3pm
Tickets will be available from the Information Desk, North Quad, Founder's Building on the day only (no pre-booking).
Refreshments will be available.
All welcome, guide dogs only. Parking is available on campus.
Fur further information please contact:
Sue Heath, Events Officer