image for Talk item typePat Albeck: Queen of the Tea Towel by Matthew Rice at Twickenham Library

Eel Pie Island Musuem tea towel

Eel Pie Island Musuem tea towel

Talk, Wed 14 Nov 2018


Twickenham Library


Garfield Road,

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Pat Albeck designed over 300 tea towels for the National Trust. Each of her designs merited a visit to the place to be depicted, whether in Cornwall, Scotland or Norfolk, and her designs became synonymous with a visit to a Trust property.

Pat died in 2017 and the legacy of her remarkable work has been collected, loved and studied. Today her son Matthew Rice, will introduce us to some of her best loved designs, offering a unique insight into her work.

Join Rice as he takes us on a journey through the colour-washed harling of Scottish castles, Pat’s homage to her literary hero Thomas Hardy, her passion for gardens – more specifically flowers, and her love of cats.

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Wed 14 Nov 2018 15:00


£8 / £6.50
Special £5.50 ticket price for Richmond Card holders



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