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The Leeds Colour Run

1 October 2016

On the 1st October 2016, join St Gemma’s Hospice for the biggest, brightest, happiest and most colourful 5k fun run Leeds has ever seen, with the iconic Harewood House as the backdrop! Along the course you will be met by five different colour stations where you will be showered head to toe in clouds of beautiful colour by our very own Powder Rangers, who will make sure that you pass the finish line … Read more

Capability Brown 300

the grove of delight

30 July – 30 October 2016Free for members

Through words and images, the Scottish poet Thomas A Clark will transform the Terrace Gallery into a grove, a space of quiet, of shade and reflection, set aside from the light and openness of Capability Brown's landscape garden. Read more

Performance

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

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

“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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