The raven has landed…

Draw with us at the Tower!

Art Macabre are delighted to be able to announce a new collaboration with Historic Royal Palaces, creating together a series of after-hours drawing events at the Tower of London. Ahead of monthly events, launching in Spring 2016, we’d like to invite you to part of a preview event, introducing the Drawn at the Tower tutoring team and the experience of drawing after-hours at this unique, historical landmark site.

Drawn at the Tower with Art Macabre

PREVIEW EVENT: Rebel Queens and Killer Kings

Tuesday 24 November 2015, 6.30-9pm

@ Tower of London

Tickets £20 (includes drawing materials, paper and a drink). Tickets purchased here.

Unlock your drawing potential and discover the scandalous romances and rebellions of medieval monarchs at this after-hours drawing event at the Tower of London. Inspired by Isabella the “She-wolf of France”, and her tyrannical father-in-law Edward I, create your own portraits in the unique and dramatically lit Medieval Palace with tutors Jake Spicer and Sue Dray.

From an enthusiastic newbie to a seasoned artist, Drawn at the Tower is designed for adults (18+) of all levels and abilities. Tutoring will be available.


Drawn at Tower is a new creative collaboration between Historic Royal Palaces and Art Macabre, inviting participantsto use drawing to explore stories from the Tower of London’s remarkable 1,000 year history. From royals and rogues to ravens and rituals, each event will illuminate the Tower’s dark past. Drawn at the Tower is directed and designed by Art Macabre, and delivered by a team of tutors and artists including Jake Spicer,Sue Dray and Lozzy Bones, to create an immersive experience. Be among the first to experience this unique after-hours drawing series at the Tower of London that will run regularly from spring 2016.

About Art Macabre

Art Macabre inject a lethal dose of theatricality and curiosity into drawing. Directed by Nikki Shaill, Art Macabre specialise in creating immersive drawing events in unique spaces that bring together elements of narrative, performance, music and theatrical themes. Since 2010, thousands of participants have enjoyed drawing from both the imagination and observation.


Please note access to the Tower of London site will be restricted to a different part of the Tower for each event, and does not include access to the Crown Jewels or whole site. This event involves using steps around the historic site and is unfortunately not suitable for wheelchair users or for people with limited mobility. Please note that chairs are not provided to sit on during this event. If you have particular seating or access requirements, please contact 0844 482 7777 or

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