Chat to paintings specialists from Bainbridge Conservation as they work on a historic portrait of St Martin, the patron saint of Dover.
- 10am - 4pm
Maison Dieu (Dover Town Hall)
Sat 24 and Sun 25 Sept 2022, 10am to 4pm (free drop-in activity)
Find out about this important painting and how it’s been conserved including the filling and retouching of paint losses and learn about the wider conservation programme at the Maison Dieu. Have a go at gilding using Dutch gold leaf and learn how to surface-clean a mocked-up portrait.
Suitable for all ages. Part of the Kent Pilgrim Festival. In partnership with Bainbridge Conservation and Rebecca Gregg Conservation.