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Introduction to Birdwatching

27 October 2016Discounted for members

Autumn 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

Talks & Tours

Castle Walk and Talk

23 October 2016Discounted for members

Join us for an exclusive tour of Harewood Castle.  This fascinating walk and talk tour will give you the opportunity to explore in detail the ruins of this thirteenth century castle, and learn 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 Castle … Read more

Festivals

Autumn Glory

22 – 30 October 2016Free for members

Perfect for families and lovers of the outdoors, October half term week at Harewood celebrates autumn in all its glory. Enjoy indoor and outdoor activities and explore the beauty of Harewood in its autumn coat.  Why not try your hand at biscuit decorating in the Pastry Room or test your knowledge with our wildlife trails? It’s a great way to spend crisp autumn days with your family. Activities include Wrap … Read more

Sports

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

Workshops

Nature’s Carpet

1 October 2016Free for members

Join artist Sue Lawty throughout the day in a drop-in workshop to create a `carpet` made from natural and foraged materials inspired by the very rare 18th century Axminster carpet in the Yellow Drawing Room of Harewood House. Over the day the design will grow as everybody makes their own contribution.About Sue Lawty: Sue Lawty is an artist who uses natural and earth materials to make contemporary artworks, including … Read more

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