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Lectures

Lady Canning: An Indian Summer Lecture

18 September 2017Discounted for members

Join our Historic Collections Adviser Professor Ann Sumner for an exclusive talk on the Indian watercolours of Charlotte, Lady Canning to coincide with our new exhibition, An Indian Summer, which she curated. Charlotte Canning, was a talented artist who became lady-in-waiting to Queen Victoria in 1842 accompanying the Queen on tours of Britain, recording her travels in a series of beautiful watercolours. With her … Read more

Lectures

The Life of Queen Victoria

7 September 2017Discounted for members

As part of this year’s celebration of Victorian Harewood, join us for an in-depth talk on the life of Queen Victoria. Join our expert guide, Irene Truman, and discover more about Queen Victoria's life, hobbies, public duties and her connections with Harewood House. This lecture will take place in the majestic Steward's Room, before the House opens to the public, giving you the chance to see a little bit of … Read more

School Holidays

Alice in Wonderland at Harewood House

29 July – 3 September 2017Free for members

“You’re entirely bonkers. But I’ll tell you a secret, all the best people are.” – the Mad Hatter This summer, Harewood House and grounds will come to life with fun activities inspired by Lewis Carroll's classic novel, Alice in Wonderland. The Victorian story is well loved (including by Queen Victoria herself) and characters including Alice, the Cheshire Cat, the Mad Hatter and the March Hare will become … Read more

Exhibitions

New Edition Guidebook Launch and Members’ Private View with Lord and Lady Harewood and the Director of Harewood House Trust

14 July 2017Free for membersMembers only

Join us for a members' only event in the House, to launch the new edition of the Harewood Guidebook. Written by David Lascelles, Earl of Harewood, the guidebook explores 500 years of history from Harewood Castle to present day. Copies of the new Guidebook edition and the new Children’s Guidebook, “The Explorer’s Guide to Harewood House” will be on sale, and Lord Harewood will be signing copies on the … Read more

Festivals

Spring at Harewood

1 – 23 April 2017Free for members

Perfect for families and lovers of the outdoors, Harewood celebrates spring in all its glory. Meet our animal family in the Farm Experience with rabbits, guinea pigs, pygmy goats and more, there’s lots to keep your children entertained during the holidays. Don’t miss the penguin feeding, minibeast trail and bright pink flamingos too! Explore the gardens as they burst into life with bright, spring bulbs … Read more

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