Photography walk - Charterhouse and London Road Cemetery

Fri 22 March, Fri 29 March, Fri 5 April 2024, 11am - 1pm

This walk in nature with a camera is suitable for families, friends, individuals, from age 8 upwards. Professional photographer Iva Dyke will lead the walk and give technical tips before and during the walk.

Prior to the walk there will be a short discussion on technical tips, how to set your camera and how to create professional looking images.

Info

The walk is for two hours and will be in Charterhouse gardens, heritage park and London Road Cemetery. The walk is suitable for everyone from complete beginner to experienced photographer and any camera will do.

Please bring your own camera, sturdy footwear and be dressed for the weather.

Entry to the house and gardens is included in the ticket price.

Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult.

 

Practical information

There will be a pop-up cafe at Charterhouse for refreshments afterwards.

Parking is free for visitors to Charterhouse and for this event if you register on arrival at reception. See parking for more information.

Tickets

Photography walk ticket

£12/£6

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Course leader

The walks will be led by local photographer and tutor Iva Dyke. Iva has been working in the photography industry for over 20 years and teaching photography courses for over 15 years in Coventry College and privately. She currently takes images on a digital SLR, however she occasionally likes to get her old film camera out and create images on black and white film. Iva is a passionate photographer who doesn’t shy from any photographic challenge; she likes sharing her passion and helping other photography enthusiasts to achieve their perfect imagesHer teaching style is very relaxed and informal, backed with years of experience in freelancing and teaching people from various walks of life. For more info about Iva, please see her website www.ivadyke.co.uk or her Instagram account @ivadyke

Useful information

  • Car parking at Charterhouse car park

Find us

By foot
You can find us on foot less than one mile from the city centre. The Chapel is located near the centre of London Road Cemetery.

By train
We’re just a 20 minute (1 mile walk) or a short taxi ride from Coventry train station.

By bus
You can jump on the X18 (Stagecoach bus) to Stratford from Stop TS2 near Sainsbury’s in Coventry city centre, arriving on London Road right by the entrance to Charterhouse in just 10 minutes. The X18 runs every 30 minutes.

Alternatively, you can catch the 3 (National Express Coventry bus) towards Warwickshire Shopping Park from Cross Cheaping (Stop BS6) in Coventry city centre, arriving at Humber Avenue on London Road right by the back entrance to Charterhouse in just 7 minutes. The 3 runs every 15 minutes.

By car
Visitors arriving by car should park in the Charterhouse car park and enter the cemetery through the carriageway entrance.

Note: car parking charges have been recently introduced at Charterhouse car park. However, parking is free for visitors to Charterhouse and for this event if you register on arrival at reception. See parking for more information.

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