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Director’s Tour of Pitzhanger Manor & Gallery

08 June 2023

18:30 -19:30

Pitzhanger Manor was designed by Sir John Soane in 1800 to create a showcase for his architectural skills. Soane designed many extraordinary buildings, but Pitzhanger is rare as a building designed, built and lived in by Soane.

After Soane sold the house in 1810, Pitzhanger passed through several owners before it was acquired by Ealing Council to serve as a Public Library, opening to the public for the first time in its history. In 1938, the Lending Library block was replaced by a new building which stands today as Pitzhanger Gallery. In 1996, it began showing exhibitions of contemporary art, before a restoration project that brought Pitzhanger closer to Soane's intended design.

Director of Pitzhanger Manor & Gallery, Clare Gough, will lead this exclusive tour, casting light on the architectural and design details as laid by Sir John Soane, as well as exploring its history as a public space in Ealing, and the recent restoration project that brought the house back to life.

Visitors will be free to explore Pitzhanger’s current exhibition Anthony Caro: The Inspiration of Architecture before the tour.

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Pitzhanger Manor & Gallery

Ealing Green, London
W5 5EQ

Reception: 020 3985 8888


Wheelchair accessible
Level Access and Automatic Doors (or No Doors)
Mobility Impaired Walker
Assistance dogs welcome
Accessible toilet
Baby Changing Facility
Gender Neutral Toilet
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