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Exhibitions

Victoria – a costume exhibition

24 March – 29 October 2017Free for members

COMING SOON: NEW EXHIBITION 2017 Harewood House was recently used as a major set for ITV’s Victoria series. The crew filmed across Yorkshire for several months during winter 2015/16. Harewood was fortunate enough to be one of their key locations. To celebrate the success of the programme, the opulent rooms on Harewood’s State Floor will come to life with costumes from the programme. Outfits worn by Jenna … Read more

Talks & Tours

Harewood’s Electricity Story

21 August 2016Free for members

Join us on the 21st August for a day of illuminating activities that will explore the theme of electricity within the House. Watch a special drama performance inspired by Harewood’s story of electrification from the perspective of the staff and servants, followed by the opportunity to talk to the characters themselves and ask them questions. Try your hand at making cup and string telephones in our Below Stairs … Read more

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Axminster at Harewood – An Ethical Debate

20 June 2016

As part of the Yorkshire Year of the Textile and Harewood’s own conservation planning, our Collections Team have recently undertaken condition checks of two of our 18th century Axminster carpets. These carpets are an integral part of the interior scheme of the house and echo Robert Adam’s ceiling designs in both the Yellow Drawing Room and the Music Room. Unfortunately, both carpets have suffered severe … Read more

Festivals

Spring at Harewood

25 March – 17 April 2016Free for members

Perfect for families and lovers of the outdoors, Harewood celebrates spring in all its glory. Meet the latest additions to the Harewood animal family in our brand new Farm Experience. With rabbits, baby guinea pigs, pygmy goats and more, there’s lots to keep your children entertained during the holidays. Don’t miss the penguin feeding, minibeast trail and bright pink flamingos too! Explore the gardens as … Read more

Exhibitions

A Gift from the Whole Nation

25 March – 31 May 2016Free 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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