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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

An academic look at Brownian designs and exploring the history behind his connection with Harewood with historian Peter Goodchild. Brown is recognised as one of the most outstanding landscape gardeners in the history. 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? What … 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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Introduction to Birdwatching

7 April 2016Discounted for members

Spring is an excellent time to watch birds and where better than the Harewood Estate with its variety of habitats. Improve your bird identification skills, learn about the birds that can be found on the estate, practise some bird song and find out how to use your binoculars with speed and accuracy. You’ll get the chance to see birds through a powerful telescope and, with your own personal guide Linda Jenkinson, … Read more

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