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Today, Friday 22 October 2021

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TOGETHER WE ARE

17 May – 24 October 2021Free for members

We are delighted to welcome graphic artist Anthony Burrill back to Harewood, with a brand new installation: TOGETHER WE ARE.  Featuring six unique flag artworks, visitors will be able to enjoy the great outdoors and explore new areas now open to the public, taking in moments of mindfulness, set against the stunning backdrop of Harewood and beyond. After what has been an incredibly difficult time for us all, … Read more

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Bertie Robinson: The Footman from St Vincent

17 May – 24 October 2021Free for members

Harewood have teamed up with Leeds-based DSRG (the Diasporian Stories Research Group) to bring to life the story of Harewood's first black member of staff, George 'Bertie' Robinson. Bertie travelled with the 5th Earl and Countess from St Vincent to Leeds aged 13 to work for the Lascelles family. Launching in the Yellow Drawing Room from 17 May, Bertie Robinson : The Footman from St Vincent is part of an annual … Read more

Autumn at Harewood

Becoming the Yorkshire Princess

3 September – 24 October 2021Free for members

Following the recent TV and film plot inclusions, most notably in that of Downton Abbey, HRH Princess Mary, daughter of King George V and Queen Mary, and resident of Harewood House for over 30 years, has been of particular popular interest to our many visitors and Members. This year on the State Floor, don't miss a special display giving a first-hand insight into Mary’s life, bringing alive some of the … Read more

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Harewood’s Woodland Wonderland

29 May – 31 October 2021Free for members

After being such a big hit last summer with children and grown-ups alike, our Pop-up Play is back with a brand new play space: Harewood’s Woodland Wonderland. As part of our new circular walk, this year families can enjoy our new woodland pop-up play, created with willow weaver Leilah Vyner. With winding willow mazes, twisting and turning between the trees, there is plenty to discover in this new outdoor play … Read more

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Now Open: Three Parks Walk

17 May – 31 October 2021Free for members

The circular Three Park Walk unlocks brand new parts of the site for the first time. Split into three sections – the North Park, the South Park and the Lakeside Tour – the circular route will take in All Saints’ Church with its beautifully-crafted alabaster tombs and a secret tunnel in the North Woods, with our Horsebox newly relocated for an energy-boosting treat; it will open up Harewood’s East Terrace and … Read more

Exhibitions

Harewood on Film

10 July – 31 October 2021Free for members

Over the years Harewood has played host to a number of well-known film and TV productions, from documentaries and soaps, to period dramas and the glamour of the big screen. The House and Estate have appeared under many different guises in a range of productions; as Queen Victoria’s childhood home of Kensington Palace, Jane Austen’s magnificent Pemberley, and the fictional village of Emmerdale, to name but a few. … Read more

Events

Craft Spotlight – Chris Day

26 June – 31 October 2021Free for members

Glassblower Chris Day is exhibiting in Harewood’s All Saints’ Church as part of a brand new Craft Spotlight series. The series provides a platform for emerging makers of diverse ethnicity, particularly in view of the significant under representation of diverse heritage among makers in the craft sector. Our first artist, Chris Day, creates glass works that open conversations around Black history including the … Read more

Upcoming events

Autumn at Harewood

Winter-ready for Wildlife: Talk and Tour (23 Oct)

23 October 2021

Join our Bird Garden Team for a practical session on preparing your garden or outdoor space so that it is a winter haven for small mammals, garden birds and insects. We will look at which feed to offer in your bird feeders, create your own bug hotels from scratch and ways to encourage hedgehogs to hibernate safely in your gardens and the benefits to both humans and animals that these activities will bring. This … Read more

Autumn at Harewood

Deer Park Safari

27 October 2021

Join the British Deer Society on a deer safari through Harewood Estate. Visitors will be treated to beautiful views of Yorkshire’s countryside and will get to see a true wildlife spectacle. Learn about Red, Fallow and Roe deer during the impressive autumn rut where mature stags compete with other males for access to females.Useful Information: The Deer Park Safari begins outside the Curiosity Cabin at the top of … Read more

Autumn at Harewood

A Guide to Home Composting with Harewood’s Head Gardener

28 October 2021

Join us for a stroll around the lakeside woodlands to the Walled Garden. Here you will be given a tour of the kitchen garden, where our Head Gardener, Trevor Nicholson, will talk about the ‘soil food web’ and explain how we grow our vegetable crops using reduced tillage or ‘no dig’ methods. Our compost-making system is key to this, and we will share with you our composting practices, as well as cover the … Read more

Autumn at Harewood

Winter-ready for Wildlife: Talk and Tour (30 Oct)

30 October 2021

Join our Bird Garden Team for a practical session on preparing your garden or outdoor space so that it is a winter haven for small mammals, garden birds and insects. We will look at which feed to offer in your bird feeders, create your own bug hotels from scratch and ways to encourage hedgehogs to hibernate safely in your gardens and the benefits to both humans and animals that these activities will bring. This … Read more

Christmas

Festive Afternoon Tea

13 November 2021 – 2 January 2022Discounted for members

Enjoy Festive Afternoon Tea in the newly opened Billiard Room at Harewood, and indulge in a festive selection of fine savoury treats and sweet delights. You can also add a glass of fizz or two if you wish. Available at selected times throughout the afternoon on selected dates during our Christmas opening. Festive Afternoon Tea in the Billiard Room is £25.00 per adult Members** and £35.00 per adult … Read more

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