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Talks & Tours

Daily Penguin Feed & Talk

24 November 2017 – 31 December 2018Free for members

Join our Bird Garden Keeper and our colony of Humboldt Penguins for a spot of Christmas lunch at their daily afternoon feed and talk. You will learn a little about each of our penguins, where they originate from and what they like to eat.Can I feed the penguins?: Did you know you can pre-book to feed the penguins with our Keepers? This is a popular activity and places are limited. You will need to be aged … Read more

Christmas

Victorian Christmas at Harewood

24 November – 31 December 2017Free for members

This winter, join us for a truly spectacular Victorian Christmas in the house. For the first time in 5 years, Harewood House and grounds will open for a special Christmas season. You will be able to explore state rooms and kitchens in the house which will be dressed by Michael Howells, award winning Set Designer from ITV’s Victoria series, which used Harewood House as a major location. Discover how the … Read more

Workshops

Twinkl Teach Event

27 April 2017

This April we are excited to be working with Twinkl to bring you a special Twinkl Teach Event, exclusively for teachers. Explore the House after hours, take a tour of the Bird Garden and Farm, and see just what Harewood has to offer for schools. In additiona, we are delighted to be joined by Pobble.com, for a special creative writing workshop on making writing exciting!What is included within the event?: Join us … Read more

Wildlife

Daily Penguin Feeding

24 March – 30 September 2017Free for members

Join us for our daily penguin feeding and watch our Humboldt Penguins being fed. In the wild, the Humboldt Penguin feeds on anchovies, squid and sardines which are found in the Humboldt Ocean current off the West coast of Peru. At Harewood, we feed our penguins whitebait and sprats - fish that are similar in size to their natural diet, although they will also eat small herrings. They usually feed just after … Read more

Exhibitions

The Plaster Bust Re-imagined, Kathy Dalwood

24 March – 29 October 2017Free for members

A selection of 21st century re-interpretations of the Victorian bust by artist Kathy Dalwood from her Secret Society series will go in the China Room cupboards. Instead of sculpting in clay or stone the busts are made by direct casting from real things and found objects which are collaged together, moulded and cast in plaster.Artists Comments, Kathy Dalwood: “The invitation to show my plaster busts at Harewood … Read more

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