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Northern School of Contemporary Dance Performance

26 June 2016Free for members

First year students from the Northern School of Contemporary Dance will present a site-specific performance piece in the majestic grounds of Harewood House. Students, working under the direction of choreographers Anna Williams and Hannah Buckley, will create a piece inspired by the culture, landscape and beauty of Harewood. Harewood is a place of activity and lifelong learning, created by the generations of … Read more


Axminster at Harewood – An Ethical Debate

20 June 2016

As part of the Yorkshire Year of the Textile and Harewood’s own conservation planning, our Collections Team have recently undertaken condition checks of two of our 18th century Axminster carpets. These carpets are an integral part of the interior scheme of the house and echo Robert Adam’s ceiling designs in both the Yellow Drawing Room and the Music Room. Unfortunately, both carpets have suffered severe … Read more

Capability Brown 300

Infinite Landscapes

11 June 2016Discounted for members

A photographic journey through Harewood, and time, in the company of the great Victorian photographer Roger Fenton. Brian Liddy, Associate Curator at the National Media Museum, will introduce the work and techniques of Roger Fenton (1819-1859), with special emphasis on Fenton’s visit to Harewood in the summer of 1859. As well as an introductory talk in the Watercolour Rooms of the House (where rare examples of … Read more


The Antiques & Fine Art Fair at Harewood

10 – 12 June 2016Free for members

Exquisite antiques and art are on the way to Harewood with The Antiques & Fine Art Fair, returning for the fifth year. You will have the opportunity to meet a number of expert dealers. Top quality art and antiques for sale include silver, antiquities, jewellery and watches, paintings, clocks and barometers, glass, traditional and country furniture, books, English and Continental ceramics, contemporary and 19th … Read more

Capability Brown 300

“Capable” Gardening with Trevor Nicholson

9 June 2016Discounted for members

Join Harewood’s Head Gardener on an exploration of the “Capability” Brown parkland. Learn about how 1000 acres of Grade 1 listed landscape was formed in the 18th century and how it is maintained and managed in 2016. The walk and talk will explore ‘Capability’ Brown’s work at Harewood, looking at the stunning views and discovering everything, from the types of trees he planted, to the characteristics … Read more


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