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What’s On: Workshops


Natural Dye Workshop: Silk Scarves

27 April 2024

Join textile artist and owner of ocre natural dye studio, Kayleigh Davis for an exciting day exploring natural pigments to create your own naturally dyed silk scarf at Harewood House. This event is suitable for beginners and those who have some experience of natural dyes already. What will the session involve? The session will start off with an introduction into natural dyeing, and how … Read more


Mosaic Plaque Workshop

1 June 2024

Join Sue Kershaw to create an indoor mosaic plaque (22cm sq) choosing from a wide range of exciting colours and materials. You can select from one of many provided designs, or bring along your own. Sue explains how to cut tiles and what works best to create a dynamic mosaic with movement and flow. A handout is also provided to help you create future mosaics on different surfaces.What's … Read more


Shea Butter Summer Soaps Workshop

15 June 2024

Join Rachael from Wharfedale Soaps for a relaxed soap making workshop. In this 3 hour workshop you'll be using a shea butter melt & pour soap base (SLS free) to create six beautiful soaps. 2x Sunshine Soap: scented with orange, grapefruit & may chang essential oils and topped with dried marigold petals. 2x Bergamot Spa Bar, coloured with charcoal & rhassoul clay. 2x … Read more


Portraiture Workshop

22 June 2024

Join us for a workshop designed to provide you with an introduction to portrait painting, completed from a reference image with tuition and guidance along the way. Over the course of the day you will learn to complete a portrait painting through the development of your observational drawing skills, your painting technique, and your understanding of colour and colour mixing. This workshop … Read more


Private Apartment Tours

3 July – 3 August 2024

The Private Apartments on the first floor of Harewood House have hosted artists, presidents, kings and queens for over 250 years, and have been used by the Lascelles family since the 18th century. You will be guided around rooms that are still in use by the 8th Earl and Countess, filled with objects and artwork that reflect their family’s diverse interests and tastes. Learn about the … Read more