Wanted: disabled artists working with ‘the senses’
We are excited to announce a forthcoming paid opportunity for disabled artists to produce new work in response to Compton Verney’s historic Naples collection. The Naples collection is one of […]
Countryfile at Compton Verney
Find out more about Compton Verney by watching the latest episode of Countryfile at Compton Verney:
The Young Environmentalist of the Year 2021
With the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in motion we felt it was a good time to do our bit to help raise awareness of Environmental Issues. Therefore, we teamed […]
Compton Verney’s Youth Advisory Panel: The journey so far….
We were in the midst of a third lockdown when I applied to Compton Verney’s Youth Advisory Panel. By then, it’d been 6 months since I had stepped into a […]
A Fantastic Find!
It was fabulous to have the BBC Ndeavour Moth Group on site last month. They ran 10 light traps in the grounds of Compton Verney on the night of the […]
Flower Power, By VEA Pam Wilson
This summer visitors to Compton Verney have been experiencing the power of flowers through Rebecca Louise Law’s amazing installation Seasons and Mary Newcomb’s delightfully observed paintings in the exhibition Nature’s […]
A Busy Summer- An Update from Compton Verney’s Landscape Manager
At the end of a busy summer we start the harvesting of our meadows here at Compton Verney. We like to leave it as late as possible to ensure the […]
Compton Verney has signed up to the #SummerofPlay Pledge!
#SummerOfPlay #FunFriendsFreedom #SummerOfPlay is a campaign to give children the space, time, and freedom to play this summer as the Covid-19 restrictions are eased. After everything children have been through […]
Representations of Fathers in our Collections
Compton Verney offers a very special invitation for all fathers to bring their families and see some very proud and happy fathers illustrated in our works of art. There are […]
Volunteer Stories – Meet Cliff
From event photography to gallery support, plus many things in between! We talked to our volunteer, Cliff, about his experience with us.
Volunteer stories – Meet Anne
Anne is one of our Ground Volunteers supporting the team in a range of activities across site. We recently caught up with her to find out more about her experience […]
Landscape & Garden update – April/May 2021
Blog by Fiona Tansey, Landscape Manger
COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Guidelines
Tue 18 May
The Arrival of Spring: Rebecca Louise Law’s ‘Seasons’ at Compton Verney
By Amy Orrock, Senior Curator
Intangible – Call for Submissions
This summer our landscape will be brought to life in a brand new collaboration with artist and designer Morag Myerscough, and award winning contemporary dance company 2Faced Dance. Inspired by […]
Christ Leaving his Tomb
The Resurrection: Nottingham Alabaster Relief Blog by Christine Cluley, Visitor Experience Interpreter
Love and Marriage Go Together Like A Horse And Carriage…
Blog by Pam Wilson, Visitor Experience Interpreter
A Celebration of Motherhood – The Holy Kinship
Blog by Christine Cluley, Visitor Engagement Interpreter
Welcome to our series of films acknowledging the great female literary authors that grace the Women’s library at Compton Verney. We will be presenting four texts over four weeks read […]
What better time than International Women’s Day to celebrate one of the stars of our collection – Enid ‘Marco’ Marx (1902-1998), an inspirational designer, author, collector and teacher?