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May Bank Holiday at Harewood

3 – 5 May 2014Free for members

With Rhododendrons in full bloom and those extra day out of the office, May is the wonderful time to explore our grounds and gardens. Over the bank holiday, why not enjoy a peaceful walk through the Himalayan Garden and a fresh scone in the Courtyard. There are some great family trails to enjoy, penguin feeding, visually exciting exhibitions, House tours and so much more. Call our information centre for full … Read more

Talks & Tours

Members Only Seasonal Garden Talks

1 May 2014Members only

Monthly members’ only talks by Trevor Nicholson our Head Gardener, will take place each month. The first event will be held on 1st May from 6pm in the Courtyard. Pre-booking is essential and spaces are limited. Please contact the Visitor Services Team on 0113 218 1010 for more details and check the website for future dates. Read more

Exhibitions

In Pursuit of the Exquisite: Royal Sèvres from Versailles to Harewood

18 April – 2 November 2014Free for members

The Sèvres factory opened in 1740, survived the turmoil of the French Revolution, and is still manufacturing porcelain today.  At a certain moment in history their exquisite wares were among the most desirable and sought after objects in Europe, obsessively collected by aristocratic and royal patrons. In the second half of the 18th century the story of Sèvres is entwined with that of some of their most famous … Read more

Exhibitions

Yesterday

18 April – 8 June 2014Free for members

Alongside In Pursuit of the Exquisite, a complimentary contemporary exhibition in the Terrace Gallery, Yesterday, will feature the work of artists Dan Scott and Michelle Taylor. This exhibition incorporating ceramics, music and sound will explore how objects powerfully connect us to the past and in this respect for both artists the iconic and notorious figure of Marie Antoinette acts as a catalyst to explore … Read more

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Harewood Masterpieces: works by Turner, Girtin and Varley

18 April – 2 November 2014Free for members

Harewood has enjoyed a very special relationship with contemporary artists throughout its history. In 1797, Beau Lascelles commissioned two young artists from London to paint watercolours of the House his father had recently inherited. One was JMW Turner (1775-1851), just 22 years old and starting to acquire a reputation as a promising architectural draughtsman. The other was Turner’s friend and colleague Thomas … Read more

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