+44 (0)113 218 1010

[javascript protected email address]

What’s on

Today, Tuesday 18 September 2018

Talks & Tours

Discovery Talk: WWI

30 June – 4 November 2018Free for members

Visit the House and you will be able to join our daily Discovery Talk. Explore the different themes from our Seeds of Hope exhibition, and how they connect to events taking place in the House. Discover more about the Old Kitchen, Princess Mary's Gift Boxes and how Harewood was used as a convalescent hospital during the war. Ask on the State Floor for details or call into the Courtyard Visitor Centre. Please … Read more

Exhibitions

Remembering Repton

8 September – 4 November 2018Free for members

The leading landscape gardener of his generation, 2018 marks the bicentenary of the death of Humphry Repton. Harewood House is celebrating Repton's life and prolific work, and for the first time has reunited a portfolio of proposals presented to the Lascelles family following his visits here in 1800 and 1802’ . Over the past 200 years, Repton drawings were unbound and separated, but are now gathered together to … Read more

Exhibitions

Kate McGuire’s Seed to Table

8 September – 4 November 2018

In 2013/14 Diane Howse, Countess of Harewood, invited artist and illustrator Kate McGuire to take up a short residency in Harewood’s Walled Garden. McGuire produced a series of delicate and meticulously observed images of edible plants, fruit and vegetables in pencil, ink and watercolour, capturing their organic forms while avoiding the cliché of prettiness for its own sake. This exhibition also includes a … Read more

Exhibitions

Seeds of Hope – Journey Through Untold Stories

30 June – 4 November 2018Free for members

It is 100 years since the end of World War I, and your first day as a new gardener at Harewood. Your first job is to clear out an old shed where deep inside an old trunk you come across the journal of ‘Bothy Boy’ John Hobbs, a gardener from a hundred years ago. His brother George is at war, but with change on the horizon, there are more hopeful times ahead. Seeds of Hope, a brand-new experience opening up … Read more

Talks & Tours

Daily Penguin Feed & Talk

23 March – 4 November 2018Free for members

Join our Bird Garden Keeper and our colony of Humboldt Penguins for a spot of lunch at their daily afternoon feed and talk. You will learn a little about each of our penguins, where they originate from and what they like to eat.Can I feed the penguins?: Did you know you can pre-book to feed the penguins with our Keepers? This is a popular activity and places are limited. You will need to be aged seven years or … Read more

Seeds of Hope

Life in 1918 Family Trail

30 June – 4 November 2018Free for members

Explore our new Seeds of Hope exhibition in more detail with our Life in 1918 Family Trail. Take a tour around the Bothy, exploring in detail the fascinating features within the rooms, before looking round the magnificent Walled Garden, full of colourful fruits and vegetables. Use this trail to step back in time and explore every detail of Seeds of Hope through the eyes of the Bothy boys who worked here 100 years … Read more

Talks & Tours

Meet the Animals

23 March – 4 November 2018Free for members

Everyday you can discover more about the Farm animals at Harewood from our expert Keepers. This informal talk varies each day, giving you opportunities to learn about the animals we care for. Find out what our pigs, alpacas and pygmy goats like to eat and learn about how we look after them. Read more

Talks & Tours

Boat Trips

24 March – 4 November 2018

Enjoy a short pleasure trip of approximately 20 minutes and take in the views of the House and Walled Garden on-board our boat, The Capability.  The Capability sets sail for tours of the Lake on weekends, bank holidays and Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays during school holidays. Boat rides are charged at £3 per person or £10 for a family of 4 (2 adults & 2 children). Charges apply to both Harewood … Read more

Wildlife

Daily Penguin Feeding

23 March – 4 November 2018Free for members

Join us for our daily penguin feeding and watch our Humboldt Penguins being fed. In the wild, the Humboldt Penguin feeds on anchovies, squid and sardines which are found in the Humboldt Ocean current off the West coast of Peru. At Harewood, we feed our penguins whitebait and sprats - fish that are similar in size to their natural diet, although they will also eat small herrings. They usually feed just after … Read more

Upcoming events

Workshops

Yoga in the Gardens

22 September 2018

As part of our Nature and Wellbeing Weekend at Harewood, we invite you to join Senior Yoga Teacher (SYT), yoga teacher trainer and Director of Yoga Kula Leeds Angela Sykes for an introduction to Yoga set in the beautiful grounds of Harewood House. Angela will set the scene with a short reflection on what yoga is and the benefits it can bring. Participants will then be led through some simple yoga postures … Read more

Festivals

Autumn Glory: Nature and Wellbeing

22 – 23 September 2018Free for members

Join us this September for our first in a series of Autumn Festival Weekends. This weekend, we are celebrating nature in all its glory. We invite you to join us and discover new ways you can improve your wellbeing by getting outdoors, exploring nature and discovering a new skill. We are taking inspiration from the Five Ways to Wellbeing with our weekend of events and activities: go outside and be active amongst … Read more

Workshops

Family Autumn Mindfulness Walk

22 September 2018

As part of our Autumn Glory: Nature & Wellbeing event, we are hosting a family friendly Mindfulness Walk in the beautiful autumnal grounds of Harewoood. Join Steve Hart from Leeds Mindfulness as he leads a relaxing family friendly walk around the grounds, taking in the beauty and sights, emphasising ease of pace, relaxation and openness to beauty.Useful Information: Please make your way to the outside of the … Read more

Workshops

Autumn Mindfulness Walk

23 September 2018

As part of our Autumn Glory: Nature & Wellbeing event, we are hosting a Mindfulness Walk in the beautiful autumnal grounds of Harewoood. Join Steve Hart from Leeds Mindfulness for a walk focussing on mindfulness walking, cultivating a relaxed, buoyant awareness of thoughts, feelings, emotions, body sense and environment. This walk should help you feel more relaxed, open and in tune with "basic goodness" … Read more

Workshops

Mindfulness and Movement Tai Chi

23 September 2018

Embrace the peace and tranquility of the great outdoors this autumn with our Tai Chi sessions in the beautiful West Garden. Based on the principles of Tai Chi & Qigong, our Mindfulness and Movement session run with Tai Chi Tigers will give participants an experience of the benefits of restorative health, vitality, mindfulness, longevity and happiness through gentle exercise. It’s a proven way to destress, … Read more

Filter

  • Date
  • Types
  • For
  • Location
Browse more events