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Be guided through the wonder of watercolours and create your own painting to be part of our fabulous artwork at Pickford’s House. Watch our painting grow over the summer as we add flowers and animals to our garden scene.
From the wallpapers, costume, carvings, and decorative plasterwork – Pickford’s House is full of beautiful patterns. Decorate a ceramic plate using the patterns you discover today.
Our friendly staff at Pickford’s House are available to offer tours of the home for you throughout the week. However, these tours taking place each Wednesday are an extra special opportunity to experience the magic of Pickford’s House whilst being guided by one of our Visitor Service Assistants in traditional 18th Century costume.
An annual favourite at Pickford’s House, the Summer Bug Hunt returns! Come along and hunt out the creepy crawlies in Pickford’s garden, then identify what you have found using our expert guides. You can also take part in some bug inspired crafts.
Tuesday – Saturday: 10am-5pm
Bank Holiday Mondays: CLOSED
Come and experience our unique Museum of Georgian Life and Historic Costume.
41 Friar Gate,
Derby, DE1 1DA
FREE parking to Pickford’s House visitors. Turn right at the ‘Pickford’s House’ sign off Agard Street.
PICKFORD’S HOUSE IS A STUNNING TOWNHOUSE AND GARDEN FROM 1770, DESIGNED BY PROMINENT DERBY ARCHITECT JOSEPH PICKFORD AND USED AS BOTH HIS FAMILY HOME AND AS A PROFESSIONAL SHOWCASE OF HIS ARCHITECTURAL SKILLS.
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