Through this project we will introduce an innovative way to introduce people to the life and work of British artist Samuel Palmer and his close connection with the landscape of the Darent Valley.

Focusing on the years he spent in Shoreham, this new audio guided walk will take visitors on a journey following in Palmer’s footsteps along a waymarked trail, drawing on the inspiration he gained from the surrounding countryside 200 years ago.

Creative interpretation using audio and visual media will bring Palmer’s experiences to life and raise awareness of him amongst both visitors and residents.

Face of Samuel Palmer on painting
© Copyright WA1932.211 Samuel Palmer, 'Self-portrait' © Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford - https://www.ashmoleanprints.com/image/385516/samuel-palmer-self-portrait%3E
Old painting of house in Shoreham
© Copyright Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection - https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/vufind/Record/1666121
Old sketch of Shoreham Bridge
© Copyright The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Bequest of Walter C. Baker, 1971
Old painting of large tree at Lullingstone Park
© Copyright Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection - http://collections.britishart.yale.edu/vufind/Record/1666122
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