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Castle Walk and Talk

12 June 2016Discounted for members

Join us for an exclusive tour of Harewood Castle.  This fascinating walk and talk will give you the opportunity to explore in detail, the ruins of this thirteenth century castle and learn about the exciting history behind it. Taking a scenic walk down from All Saints’ Church to the Castle, this hands-on tour will give you the chance to discover more about Harewood’s Medieval past.Useful Information...: The … 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

Capability Brown 300

Taste the Wild Foraging Walk

10 June 2016Discounted for members

“And what is a weed? A plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered. “ -Ralph Waldo Emerson Rediscover why weeds are great with our foraging walk at Harewood. Join wild plant and foraging experts Chris and Rose Bax of ‘Taste the Wild’ for a walk in the grounds of Harewood to explore the different uses of common garden weeds. Wild plants find their way into our gardens all the time and are mostly … Read more

Capability Brown 300

Finding Mr Brown in Yorkshire

7 June 2016Discounted for members

Brown is recognised as one of the most outstanding landscape gardeners in history. Join this academic look at Brownian designs with historian Peter Goodchild and explore the history behind Brown's connection with Harewood. This talk will analyse how influential Brown was in developing the naturalistic style in the early 18th century. Who were the designers who inspired him? How did his style develop? … Read more

Capability Brown 300

Great Capabilities; a celebration of “Capability” Brown at Harewood

4 – 12 June 2016Discounted for members

Join us, as we celebrate the achievements of Lancelot “Capability” Brown at Harewood in a series of walks, talks and exhibitions; there is something for everyone from novice to enthusiast to enjoy. Explore the history behind Harewood’s connection with Brown and join one of our expert talks in the landscape itself. Talks and tours will include: Finding Mr Brown in Yorkshire with Peter Goodchild: an academic … Read more

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