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What is IWM?

IWM stands for International Watercolour Masters. The IWM exhibition  features paintings by the world’s elite watercolour stars. IWM Masters are officially recognised as being at the pinnacle of their art. IWM is staged every 2 years.

Where is the IWM exhibition?

The IWM Masters of watercolor exhibition is staged at Lilleshall Hall, Shropshire, England, TF10 9LQ.

Is there Disabled access?

Yes. Full disabled access and disabled parking. Disabled toilets and all facilities. Entrance to the Exhibition hall is on level ground, no stairs.

What facilities are there at IWM and Lilleshall Hall?

Restrooms, Toilets, Free parking, Disabled access, Restaurant, Café, IWM Exhibition, Live watercolour demonstrations, Watercolour classes, and workshops, Nature walks, Italian Gardens. Local Watercolour workshops during IWM must be booked separately.

Is there accommodation available?

Lilleshall Hall has recently converted to a 4-star hotel. Book direct with Lilleshall Hall Hotel. Find on or call Lilleshall on +44(0)1952 603003.

The Nearby town of Telford has many hotels and B&B. IWM has special rates at the Ramada Hotel Telford and the International Hotel Telford see this Information page on the website for contact details.

How much to view the watercolour demonstrations ?

Watercolour demonstrations are included in the price of your ticket. They take place in the main exhibition hall. There will be at least 2 watercolour demonstrations each day during the IWM Exhibition.

Can I contact anyone at IWM?

Yes. You can contact IWM by Email at

For general Lilleshall Hall enquiries phone  +44 (0)1952 603003

Are workshops suitable for beginners?

Yes they are suitable for all abilities. See our workshop page for more info and reservations. For any workshop questions or queries you can contact Tara McCarthy – workshop coordinator – by email at

Do I bring my own Materials and equipment to the workshop ?

Yes, bring your own equipment and materials. After booking and shortly before your scheduled workshop you will be sent an email with a specific materials list. Basic Watercolour paints, a few brushes, and paper are all that is normally required. If you have any questions or queries regarding  workshops you can contact Tara McCarthy – workshops coordinator- by email at

Where can I buy tickets for IWM?

Admission to the IWM Exhibition including the Live demonstrations is by advanced ticket. Tickets are available on this web site. You may also buy tickets on Eventbrite. Group discounts are active now, and there is an early bird season ticket available on this web for a limited period.

Are the paintings for sale at IWM? Can I buy an IWM Painting?

Yes. All paintings in the exhibition are for sale. Paintings purchased may be collected from the Exhibition on the last day of the exhibition.

Paintings may also be delivered by separate arrangement.

Please discuss these arrangements with Exhibition staff.

How can I get to IWM?

IWM is at Lilleshall Hall Near Newport Shropshire TF10 9AT UK. The nearest large town with a railway station is Telford. Travel to Lilleshall by car or taxi from the nearest Train station (Telford) or Wolverhampton. Good road and rail links. Nearest airport is Birmingham (BHX).

Can I transfer my ticket?

Yes, someone else can use your ticket on the day with your permission.

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