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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

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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

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“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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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

Sports

Color Me Rad 5K

21 May 2016

Color Me Rad is coming to Harewood with a tsunami of colour that’ll make coloured tears of joy run down your cheeks! Color Me Rad is a 5K that fires off in a blaze of colour bombs, colour cannons, color mortars and multi-toned courses that guarantee your outlook will be brighter! Historically, running has only been acceptable when trying to escape the law, personal responsibility, the truth, and grizzly … Read more

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