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Mr Turner and Mr Girtin: The Early Years

3 April – 5 July 2015Free for members

Never before have Turner and Girtin been so directly compared in an exhibition. These innovative watercolourists, were both commissioned early in their careers to paint the same views of Harewood. This exhibition offers you the chance to directly compare these important British artists from the place that they visited and painted. Using these important early works, this exhibition takes a fresh look at the … Read more


The Art of Conservation

3 April – 1 November 2015Free for members

Harewood House Trust is home to one of the most important collections of Regency furniture in Britain. Representing world famous furniture maker Thomas Chippendale’s biggest commission, Harewood has a significant number of pieces which we care for and protect. From the luxurious State Bed to the carved, wooden curtain pelmets in the Gallery, our conservators are responsible to slowing down the natural decay of … Read more


Harewood Rum Story

3 April – 29 June 2015Free for members

Harewood is a treasure trove of mysterious objects telling countless tales from the past. The Harewood Rum is one such story which you can explore this year. It's a fascinating tale that begins life in the Caribbean, where Henry Lascelles made a fortune so great, he was able to build Harewood House. In 2011, a great discovery was found at the back of the darkest cellars at Harewood. This exhibition … Read more

Talks & Tours

Revealing the secrets of Chippendale

12 March 2015Free for membersMembers only

Thomas Chippendale was one of Britain's finest furniture makers and Harewood represented his biggest commission. Originally from Otley in West Yorkshire, Thomas Chippendale created rare and beautiful furniture for the Lascelles family almost 250 years ago. Join our experienced team, as they talk you through some of his greatest creations. Discover the detail behind the designs and explore what inspired this … Read more

Talks & Tours

Keeping Harewood

27 February 2015Free for membersMembers only

ALL PLACES ON THIS TOUR HAVE NOW BEEN ALLOCATED Join our experienced Housekeeper’s on a special behind the scenes tour as we give Harewood House its annual deep clean. We will explain about caring for our rare and precious objects, as well as showing you how much work goes into keeping Harewood. To ensure you get the best experience possible, places are limited to 12 per group. Please contact the Visitor … Read more


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