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The Painted Hall | Old Royal Naval College Greenwich Greenwich  | Thu 31st December 2020 NYE Lineup

The Painted Hall

Old Royal Naval College Greenwich in Greenwich

Thursday 31st December 2020 (New Year's Eve)

10:00am (last entry 12:00am)

No age restrictions



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The Painted Hall on Thursday 31st December 2020

The Painted Hall at the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich is one of the most spectacular and important baroque interiors in Europe. Its ceiling and wall decorations were conceived and executed by the British artist Sir James Thornhill between 1707 and 1726 at the pivotal moment when the United Kingdom was created and became a dominant power in Europe.

The Painted Hall is a powerful synthesis of painting and architecture in which Thornhill’s decoration appears to emanate effortlessly from the interior of Hawksmoor’s imposing building. By turns extravagant, playful, thoughtful, naïve and politically-shrewd, Thornhill’s scheme (one for which he received a knighthood and payment of £6,685) presents a vivid and compelling picture of Britain’s place in the world according to those who governed it at the start of the eighteenth century. The Painted Hall has overawed and delighted visitors ever since.


The Painted Hall at the Old Royal Naval College, King William Walk, London, SE10 9NN

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A typical visit last 75 - 90 mins but guests are welcome to stay as long as they'd like


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Seat Selection Info

Child Under 16 tickets available from the dropdown.

Suitable For Children


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Entry Prices

Entry price (public): £12 - £14 (Additional fees may apply)

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Old Royal Naval College Greenwich in Greenwich

Old Royal Naval College, 2 Cutty Sark Gardens, , London,
SE10 9NN

Tel: +44 (0)20 826

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