Temporary Closure

We are actively working on plans to safely and securely allow access through our grounds, to open by Monday 8 June.

The safety of the people and buildings in our grounds is our top priority. We ask the community to work with us to encourage everyone to be respectful of the safety measures we will have in place, so that we are able to continue working towards a full opening of our site. Find Out More

Become a Patron

Become a Patron and help us conserve Sir Christopher Wren's riverside masterpiece

The collective support of our Patrons is vital to the preservation of the Old Royal Naval College’s magnificent Baroque buildings for the enjoyment of diverse audiences and for future generations. It costs £500 to become a Patron plus a £500 donation.

Join as a Patron online, or email development@ornc.org.

Patron benefits

  • Enjoy unlimited free entry to the Painted Hall and Skittle Alley
  • Ten guest passes per year
  • Three Patrons’ Evenings per year, each one hosted by one of our Trustees
  • Members’ and Patrons’ Annual Lecture
  • Free entry for you and a guest to an exclusive Annual Event
  • A private tour of the Old Royal Naval College buildings with up to ten guests
  • Special rates for other tours
  • Exclusive e-newsletter
  • 10% discount on an Unlocked Tour
  • 10% discount in the Painted Hall Shop
  • 10% discount in the Painted Hall Café
  • Early bird booking for events
  • Paid-for trips and other Patrons events
  • Acknowledgements

Thanks to our current Patrons

  • Mr Adrian Attwood
  • Andrew and Stephen Allen-Tidy
  • Mr George Anson
  • Sir Frank and Lady Berman
  • Sir Nicholas and Lady Bevan
  • Dr Tony and Mrs Rosemary Butler
  • Lorna Byrne
  • Kelly Dowling
  • Dr Rupert Evenett
  • Paul Ganjou
  • Tony Hales CBE
  • Jonathan and Marjorie Ouvry
  • The Hon Francis Plowden
  • The Rt Hon. Sir Timothy Sainsbury
  • Desmond Shawe-Taylor
  • Mr Eric Shawyer CBE
  • Admiral the Rt Hon Alan West of Spithead
  • Chris and Tracey Springett

Supporter news and events

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