Touch tour

Tuesday 27 November 2018

10:30 to 12:30

Join expert Touch Tour guide Jo Bressloff as she takes you on a fascinating tour of The D-Day Story’s stunning Overlord Embroidery. Measuring 83 metres long, this incredible work of art was created to commemorate D-Day and the Battle for Normandy. During the tour you will handle artefacts and textiles to give you an understanding of how the embroidery was designed and stitched by artist Sandra Lawrence and the Royal School of Needlework.

Please be aware that the tour is ONLY suitable for blind and partially sighted visitors. You are welcome to bring a PA or carer. The tour is included in the admission price for the museum, donations are welcome. Spaces must be booked in advance by calling 023 9283 4744 / 4737 or email MuseumsVisitorServices@portsmouthcc.gov.uk.