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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

Capability Brown 300

Art of Landscape

25 March – 30 October 2016Free for members

“Capability” Brown’s work made him the best-known landscape designer in English history. His work has inspired landscape gardeners, architects and designers for centuries. At Harewood, this influence has extended to some of Britain’s most well-known artists. In recognition of this strong and continued influence, the Art of Landscape will show works from great masters who have engaged intimately with the … Read more

Talks & Tours

Discovery Talk

25 March – 30 October 2016Free for members

Visit the House and you will be able to join our daily Discovery Talk. Explore the rich history of Harewood through the art works and collection we look after. Topics change each day and cover a wide variety of subjects from family history to furniture. Ask on the State Floor for details or call into the Courtyard Information Centre. Please note, a valid membership card or Freedom ticket is required to visit … Read more

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