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the grove of delight

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  • Entry to this event is included with a Grounds & Below Stairs ticket and is free for members.


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Saturday 30 July – Sunday 30 October 2016
11am – 4pm

Doire sholais is the Gaelic name for a place on the Isle of Skye (‘Doire’ means ‘grove’) and the poet/artist, Thomas A Clark, has turned the Terrace Gallery into a symbolic ‘grove of delight’. The grove begins with the structure of the Terrace Gallery with the four stone pillars representing four trees.

Each carefully considered element brings with it a sense of relaxation and enjoyment of the great outdoors.

Also in the exhibition is a new artwork by Diane Howse, Countess of Harewood. A Slow Air is a series of 15 photographs of the red kites flying in the sky over Harewood.

A Slow Air - the publication

There will be a small publication of A Slow Air on sale in the Entrance Hall of the House

Exhibition price £10