Nelson & West: when a hero and an artist meet

Both Lord Nelson and the artist Benjamin West are important figures in the ORNC’s history, and their meeting was a momentous occasion. Join this free talk exploring stories behind the art and history of the ORNC.Read more

The Big Draw Festival 2016

As part of the nationwide campaign to get everyone drawing, join us for a week of shape-inspired arts and crafts workshops.Read more

18th Century Surgery

In the 18th century, surgery was a painful and unpleasant process. Come and meet Mr King, a surgeon from this fascinating period – an age without anaesthetics, antisceptics or even basic hygiene. Not for the squeamish!Read more