Workshop

Collections in Focus Workshop: Chippendale, The Art of Gilding

12 Oct 2013

Event times

10am - 4pm

Cost of entry

£50 (£45 for Harewood Members)

Leeds, United Kingdom

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Travel Information

  • The village of Harewood is centrally placed in Yorkshire at the junction of the A61/A659 on the Leeds/Harrogate road and on two good bus routes (No 36 and No 923).
  • Our nearest rail stations are Leeds and Harrogate. Taxis and bus connections are available.

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Take a tour of Harewood House to look at our famous Chippendale collections, with our resident Chippendale expert, followed by a practical workshop exploring the art of gilding.

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You'll use genuine English 23 carat gold leaf and traditional gilding techniques to produce a beautiful decorative miniature-panel to take home with you. This is an ideal opportunity to appreciate the richness of material and the complexities of a craft that has remained largely unchanged for hundreds of years.

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