upcoming tours

winter 2019-2020

Please find below our selection of tours running from now until the New Year!


However if you would like to book a private tour please do get in touch, as these run throughout term time swell and we have saved some dates during the holidays for private tour bookings too!

A Christmas Story

at the Wallace Collection

This year we are very excited to be telling the Christmas story along with a few fun festive paintings too, at the Wallace Collection. Set in the most wonderful Hertford House in Manchester Square, the former townhouse of the Seymour family, Marquesses of Hertford - a perfect seasonal setting! We will be looking at paintings by Rubens, Murillo, Champaigne including some Renaissance art from the workshops of Raphael (16th century) & Daddi (14th century).

16 December  | 10am-12pm (FULLY BOOKED)

16 December  | 2pm-4pm 

Ages 7+

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Four Colours in Art 

at the National Gallery


Based on the book by well known Art Historian, Ben Street

Art Unfolded: A History of Art in Four Colours

We will discover 4 paintings, each with a 'colour' and explore the meaning and the exciting story behind it! We will choose 4 artworks from Ben's selection which are on display at the National Gallery. A perfect tour for the mini art historian where we will look at 4 very different artists: Canaletto, Degas, Rousseau (above) and Turner.

 18 December | 10am-12pm

18 December | 2pm-4pm

Ages 7+

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Dreaming with the Pre-Raphaelites 

at Tate Britain


Combining the poetry of Shakespeare, Tennyson and Dante, we look at the ethereal and colourful paintings of this British Art movement of the mid-19th century, focusing on 4 paintings by Millais, Waterhouse, Hughes & Rossetti. We will also discuss the portrayal of women in these works of art and look at how the paintings use intense colours, detail & composition to tell their story.

21 December | 10am-12pm

Ages 6+

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20th Century Masters

at Tate Modern

Join us at Tate Modern to discover a selection of diverse works of art from the 20th century! From cubism to surrealism, via futurism & more we will be journeying through one of the most artistically experimental century of all time. We will be looking at Picasso, Matisse, Doig, Delaunay & Boccioni.

January  | 10am-12pm

Ages 6+

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Looking ahead to Spring 2020


Cecil Beaton at the National Portrait Gallery 

David Hockney at the National Portrait Gallery

Andy Warhol at Tate Modern

Tailored Tours & Family Tours

You can book visits to exhibitions or our themed permanent collection tours at a day & time suitable for you! For a private group or family booking please get in touch. Booking is necessary for our set Calendar dates above.

Birthday Parties  | Bespoke Art Tours tailored to your Child's interests

Please email isabel@thelittlegrandtour.co.uk

A Gift that keeps on Giving 

Please email isabel@thelittlegrandtour.co.uk

Give a Little Grand Tour as a birthday or Christmas present to a special little person in your life! Please get in touch if you would like to buy a tour and we will send you/ the lucky recipient a gift package.

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