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A Gift from the Whole Nation

3 April – 1 November 2015Free for members

At the start of the First World War there was a mass outpouring of sympathy and charity to the men fighting for Britain. The Royal family were not immune to this and in October 1914 the young Princess Mary took it upon herself to provide a small thank you present for the troops serving the country on Christmas Day 1914. By Christmas 1914, 355,716 gifts had reached members of the British Expeditionary force, … Read more

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Harewood Rum Story

3 April – 5 July 2015Free for members

Harewood is a treasure trove of mysterious objects telling countless tales from the past. The Harewood Rum is one such story which you can explore this year. It's a fascinating tale that begins life in the Caribbean, where Henry Lascelles made a fortune so great, he was able to build Harewood House. In 2011, a great discovery was found at the back of the darkest cellars at Harewood. This exhibition … Read more