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The Big Draw: Leonardo 500

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Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 1NJ
By car

There is no visitor car parking at the Castle, so we recommend you use public car parks in the town centre. Details about parking can be found on

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The nearest stations are 'Windsor & Eton Central' or 'Windsor & Eton Riverside'.  Visit National Rail Enquiries for times and fares.

By coach / bus

Green Line 702 service operates daily services from Greenline Coach Station which is near Victoria station, London.

Surbiton Coaches runs a shuttle bus service between Windsor Castle and Hampton Court Palace from spring to autumn. 

Tour companies operate excursions to Windsor Castle from many London hotels. For details, please ask your hotel concierge.

  • Windsor Castle
  • Every Saturday (Saturday, 5 Oct 2019 - Sunday, 3 Nov 2019)
    Incl dates: Sunday, 27 Oct 2019, Monday, 28 Oct 2019, Tuesday, 29 Oct 2019, Wednesday, 30 Oct 2019, Thursday, 31 Oct 2019, Friday, 1 Nov 2019, Sunday, 3 Nov 2019
  • 11:00 - 16:30 (15:30 in November)
  • Free with standard entry ticket
  • Every Saturday in October and during half-term: Saturday 26 October - Sunday 3 November
The Secret Drawing Club

Printmaking with The Secret Drawing Club ©

To mark the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci, visit Windsor Castle, the home of his drawings in the Royal Collection, and take part in The Big Draw Festival - the world’s biggest celebration of drawing.


The Secret Drawing Club

28, 29, 30 October

Join The Secret Drawing Club for some exceptionally special artist-led workshops. These will include life drawing sessions, centred on Leonardo’s mysterious drawing of a woman standing in a landscape, as well as opportunities to have a go at printmaking, inspired by the materials and techniques used by the Renaissance master himself.

Life drawing in the Waterloo Chamber

11:00 and 12:00 (each session will last approx. 40 minutes)

Printmaking in the Billiard Room

13:30 - 16:30


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Leonardo da Vinci (Vinci 1452-Amboise 1519)

A woman in a landscape c.1517-18