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Today, Wednesday 8 July 2015

School Holidays

Beekeeping Demonstrations

13 June – 29 August 2015Free for members

Saturdays throughout the Summer: Find out more about bees and beekeeping through an informative demonstration by members of the Harrogate & Ripon Beekeepers’ Association. A free event to all visitors accessible with a Grounds & Below Stairs ticket, just turn up on the day. The Harrogate and Ripon Beekeepers’ Association have a working apiary here in the Walled Garden at Harewood where they run … Read more

Wildlife

Daily Penguin Feeding

3 April – 1 November 2015

In the wild, the Humboldt Penguin feeds on anchovies, squid and sardines which are found in the Humboldt Ocean current off the West coast of Peru. At Harewood, we feed our penguins whitebait and sprats - fish that are similar in size to their natural diet, although they will also eat small herrings. They usually feed just after sunrise at a depth of around 1 metre. Get up close to our Penguins by helping the … Read more

Exhibitions

A Gift from the Whole Nation

3 April – 1 November 2015Free for members

At the start of the First World War there was a mass outpouring of sympathy and charity to the men fighting for Britain. The Royal family were not immune to this and in October 1914 the young Princess Mary took it upon herself to provide a small thank you present for the troops serving the country on Christmas Day 1914. By Christmas 1914, 355,716 gifts had reached members of the British Expeditionary force, … Read more

Exhibitions

Thomas J Price: Recent Works

4 July – 1 November 2015Free for members

Thomas J Price is a rising star of the British contemporary art scene. Never meeting your gaze, these intriguing sculptures explore why black men are only represented in certain ways within art. Using traditional techniques, the exhibition appeals to classical and contemporary tastes. Read more

Exhibitions

The Art of Conservation

3 April – 1 November 2015Free for members

Harewood House Trust is home to one of the most important collections of Regency furniture in Britain. Representing world famous furniture maker Thomas Chippendale’s biggest commission, Harewood has a significant number of pieces which we care for and protect. From the luxurious State Bed to the carved, wooden curtain pelmets in the Gallery, our conservators are responsible to slowing down the natural decay of … Read more

Upcoming events

Exhibitions

New Rhythms: Henri Gaudier-Brzeska: Art, Dance and Movement in London 1911 – 1915

11 July – 1 November 2015Free for members

Harewood will be the only venue to receive a major new exhibition from Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge, featuring work by renowned French-born sculptor and draughtsman, Henri Gaudier-Brzeska. It is the first time Brzeska’s engagement with dance and movement has been explored. New Rhythms brings together sculpture, drawing, photography, film, and archive material in a display which marks the centenary of his untimely … Read more

School Holidays

Championship Dog Show

24 – 26 July 2015

One of the UK’s largest outdoor dog shows, more than 160 breeds will compete for the ultimate 'Best in Show' prize and for a chance to compete at the world’s greatest dog show, Crufts. Please note, whilst Harewood Members are admitted free to the Championship Dog Show, due to Kennel Club rules their dogs are charged an admission fee on the gate as a Spectator Dogs. Read more

Festivals

CLA Game Fair

31 July – 2 August 2015

The CLA Game Fair is the biggest celebration of field sports in Britain. From international gun dog competitions, clay pigeon shooting, fishing, falconry, horse & hound, field archery and more, the best of the best are on show at the Game Fair. Shooting competitions, horse events and angling are just some of the competitive sports on display. The event attracts hundreds of exhibitors covering country … Read more

School Holidays

Beekeeping Taster Day

8 August 2015Discounted for members

This summer, Harewood is once again providing a series of Beekeeping Taster Days held in conjunction with the Harewood Learning Team and Harrogate & Ripon Beekeepers’ Association.  Learn the tips and tricks of beekeeping, before getting busy in your own garden! This workshop offers you the opportunity to explore t into the wonderful world of bees, including the chance to visit and observe a working apiary … Read more

Car Shows

Rolls Royce North of England Car Rally

9 August 2015Free for members

The Rolls Royce Rally brings together some of the UK’s most prized motor cars and their proud owners, 2015 marks the 36th year that the rally has been at Harewood. Read more

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