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Operating as usual

21/08/2021

KENWOOD HOUSE SHOWS POSTPONED THIS WEEKEND

We’re devastated to announce that we have to postpone our two sold-out concerts at Kenwood House this weekend 😔 We’re so sorry to all those who wanted to come and enjoy live music, but we will be rescheduling these shows so please hold on to your tickets.

The inclement weather over the past weeks has caused significant issues which our Health and Safety Advisors have deemed unsafe for the artists, crew and audience. Our team has been working tirelessly to find a solution but due to significant ground movement overnight, the structural engineers have advised that the staging is unsafe, meaning our two sold-out shows this weekend must be postponed and rescheduled.

We are heartbroken about this and we know that this is going to upset so many of you who have travelled from all over. We are devastated too.

Further information about the concerts will be relayed in due course so please keep hold of your tickets. For any ticketing questioned please contact your ticket agent via their website.

Heritage Live x

19/08/2021

HERITAGE LIVE KENWOOD HOUSE - RAG’N’BONE MAN & JAMES EVENTS POSTPONED

RESCHEDULED DATES TO BE ANNOUNCED

ALL OTHER EVENTS TO TAKE PLACE THIS WEEKEND

Heritage Live are heartbroken to announce the postponement of the Rag’n’Bone Man and James concerts due to take place at Kenwood House tomorrow and Friday (19th & 20th August respectively).

Due to the inclement weather over the past few weeks, the ground has taken longer than anticipated to dry out for our staging company to construct the stage to the highest safety standard required.

Giles Cooper, GCE Live comments “Everyone at Heritage Live is devastated that we have had to postpone these shows."

We are working on rescheduling these shows to new dates, so we thank everyone for their patience. We are all incredibly disappointed by this but ultimately, health and safety of our guests, crew and artists will always come first.

“We believe that the improving ground conditions will allow us to go ahead for the concerts scheduled for Saturday 21st August and Sunday 22nd August, which feature Boy George & Culture Club, and Reggae on the Heath headlined by David Rodigan & The Outlook Orchestra, and look forward to welcoming audiences to these events”.

The Rag’n’Bone Man and James shows will be rescheduled so please hold onto tickets. For any other questions please contact point of purchase.

For any other questions please contact point of purchase.

The full list of shows are as follows:

Kenwood House, Hampstead Heath

Thursday 19th August - Rag’n’Bone Man – plus special guests RAYE and Will & The People *** POSTPONED

Friday 20th August – James - plus very special guests: Feeder, Maximo Park, The Snuts, Get Cape Wear Cape Fly, The Sherlocks, Cruel Hearts Club, Shiiine On Djs *** POSTPONED

Saturday 21st August – Boy George & Culture Club – plus special guests: Bananarama, Lulu

Sunday 22nd August – Reggae on the Heath – David Rodigan & The Outlook Orchestra featuring Freddie McGregor, Horace Andy, Bitty McLean – plus Gentleman's Dub Club, Channel One Soundsystem, & Don Letts

For all refund requests, please contact your ticketing agent or place of purchase.

Heritage Live x

ℹ️ If you are attending the @HeritageLiveConcerts 19- 22 August, don't forget to check Heritage Live's latest updates on...
16/08/2021

ℹ️ If you are attending the @HeritageLiveConcerts 19- 22 August, don't forget to check Heritage Live's latest updates on the concerts: https://www.heritagelive.net/news

Kenwood House will close at 3pm and the Estate will close at 7pm to general visitors during this time.

ℹ️ If you are attending the @HeritageLiveConcerts 19- 22 August, don't forget to check Heritage Live's latest updates on the concerts: https://www.heritagelive.net/news

Kenwood House will close at 3pm and the Estate will close at 7pm to general visitors during this time.

Love Kenwood and want to be more involved? Why not apply to join our Explainer Volunteer team, who help us bring history...
28/07/2021

Love Kenwood and want to be more involved? Why not apply to join our Explainer Volunteer team, who help us bring history to life. https://bit.ly/kenwoodvolunteers

Love Kenwood and want to be more involved? Why not apply to join our Explainer Volunteer team, who help us bring history to life. https://bit.ly/kenwoodvolunteers

Have you got your tickets booked for The Lord Chamberlain's Men's performance of Macbeth this summer at Kenwood? ☀️Bring...
30/06/2021

Have you got your tickets booked for The Lord Chamberlain's Men's performance of Macbeth this summer at Kenwood? ☀️

Bring a chair and a sun hat, and enjoy watching Shakespeare in the open air with Elizabethan costumes, music and dance! 🎭

15 August. Book your tickets now ➡️ https://eht.social/2TdEvl9

Have you got your tickets booked for The Lord Chamberlain's Men's performance of Macbeth this summer at Kenwood? ☀️

Bring a chair and a sun hat, and enjoy watching Shakespeare in the open air with Elizabethan costumes, music and dance! 🎭

15 August. Book your tickets now ➡️ https://eht.social/2TdEvl9

Happy birthday Dido Elizabeth Belle (c.1761-1804), whose birthday was celebrated around the 29th June. 🎉Household accoun...
29/06/2021

Happy birthday Dido Elizabeth Belle (c.1761-1804), whose birthday was celebrated around the 29th June. 🎉

Household accounts for Kenwood show that each year, Dido's great-uncle William Murray, 1st Earl of Mansfield, gave her a gift of 5 guineas for her birthday, that's about £450 today. 🎁

Planning a visit to Kenwood? Look out for this fantastic new portrait of Dido by Mikéla Henry-Lowe ➡️ http://bit.ly/Kenwood-House

Happy birthday Dido Elizabeth Belle (c.1761-1804), whose birthday was celebrated around the 29th June. 🎉

Household accounts for Kenwood show that each year, Dido's great-uncle William Murray, 1st Earl of Mansfield, gave her a gift of 5 guineas for her birthday, that's about £450 today. 🎁

Planning a visit to Kenwood? Look out for this fantastic new portrait of Dido by Mikéla Henry-Lowe ➡️ http://bit.ly/Kenwood-House

Did you know that over 200 artworks produced by children of all ages across the UK will be on display at The O2, Greenwi...
24/06/2021

Did you know that over 200 artworks produced by children of all ages across the UK will be on display at The O2, Greenwich? Judges included Kenwood's curator, Louise Cooling. 🎨

Take a look at the wonderful winning entries in each category by Chenyun Jian Churchley, Kevin Guo and Adam Gaskin. 👀

Did you know that the Lime Avenue has been at Kenwood since 1726? 🌳It was created by George Middleton, who rented the ho...
23/06/2021

Did you know that the Lime Avenue has been at Kenwood since 1726? 🌳

It was created by George Middleton, who rented the house from the Duke of Argyll.

Discover more about our history ➡️ http://bit.ly/HistoryofKenwood

Did you know that one of our favourite trees at Kenwood is the flowering dogwood tree (Cornus kousa)? 🌺Our Head Gardener...
21/06/2021

Did you know that one of our favourite trees at Kenwood is the flowering dogwood tree (Cornus kousa)? 🌺

Our Head Gardener loves the delicate white bracts which gradually turn into a wonderful pink hue. They can also grow up to 3m in height! 😍

Enjoy a visit to Kenwood and see it for yourself in our Flower garden ➡️ http://bit.ly/Kenwood-House

Did you know that one of our favourite trees at Kenwood is the flowering dogwood tree (Cornus kousa)? 🌺

Our Head Gardener loves the delicate white bracts which gradually turn into a wonderful pink hue. They can also grow up to 3m in height! 😍

Enjoy a visit to Kenwood and see it for yourself in our Flower garden ➡️ http://bit.ly/Kenwood-House

Who is visiting us this weekend? Tell us in the comments! Be sure to look out for the beautiful roses, alliums and irise...
19/06/2021

Who is visiting us this weekend? Tell us in the comments!

Be sure to look out for the beautiful roses, alliums and irises causing a riot of colour in our cafe terrace garden. ☕🌹

Our Stewards Room Cafe is open daily 8am – 5pm and our Brew House cafe is open daily 9am – 6pm. ➡️ http://bit.ly/Kenwood-House

Have you seen these beautiful pink flowers (Allium siculum) out in bloom in the kitchen garden? 👀Our Head Gardener, Cris...
18/06/2021

Have you seen these beautiful pink flowers (Allium siculum) out in bloom in the kitchen garden? 👀

Our Head Gardener, Crissy, recommends them for attracting pollinators and adding a subtle pop of colour with their stunning blend of greens, pink and yellows. 🌼🐝

Remember to book your free visit to Kenwood House ➡️ http://bit.ly/Kenwood-House

Have you seen these beautiful pink flowers (Allium siculum) out in bloom in the kitchen garden? 👀

Our Head Gardener, Crissy, recommends them for attracting pollinators and adding a subtle pop of colour with their stunning blend of greens, pink and yellows. 🌼🐝

Remember to book your free visit to Kenwood House ➡️ http://bit.ly/Kenwood-House

17/06/2021

At Kenwood House a portrait of Dido Belle hangs, as part of English Heritage's 'Painting our Past: The African Diaspora in England', painted by artist Mikéla Henry-Lowe. Find out more in our video below ⬇️🎨

Learn more about Dido Belle ➡️ https://eht.social/3aJ9Peu
Learn more about Painting our Past ➡️ https://eht.social/3g3JaOR

Take a look at this beautiful snap of our idyllic pasture ground captured by our Head Gardener, Crissy. 📷🌳Remember to co...
16/06/2021

Take a look at this beautiful snap of our idyllic pasture ground captured by our Head Gardener, Crissy. 📷🌳

Remember to cool off from the heat with a free visit to Kenwood House. Advanced booking essential ➡️ http://bit.ly/Kenwood-House

Take a look at this beautiful snap of our idyllic pasture ground captured by our Head Gardener, Crissy. 📷🌳

Remember to cool off from the heat with a free visit to Kenwood House. Advanced booking essential ➡️ http://bit.ly/Kenwood-House

15/06/2021

Following Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s announcement on the final unlocking of Covid rules in England, Heritage Live has announced the re-scheduling of its outdoor concerts at Kenwood House, on Hampstead Heath, London.

The outdoor evening concerts, which were originally due to take place on 24th – 27th June, will now take place on the following dates -

Thur 19th August 2021 - RAG'N'BONE MAN + very special guests RAYE, Will & The People and Max White

Fri 20th August 2021 - JAMES + very special guests FEEDER, MAXIMO PARK, THE SNUTS, Get Cape Wear Cape Fly, The Sherlocks, Cruel Hearts Club & Shiiine On DJ's

Sat 21st August 2021– CULTURE CLUB + very special guests BANANARAMA, LULU & DJ Fat Tony.

Sun 22nd August 2021– 'Reggae on the Heath' – DAVID RODIGAN & THE OUTLOOK ORCHESTRA featuring FREDDIE McGREGOR, HORACE ANDY, BITTY McLEAN – Plus Gentleman's Dub Club, Channel One Sound System, Hollie Cook & Don Letts.

All original tickets remain valid for the new dates.

Heritage Live xx

Did you know that it's Blooming Gardens month at English Heritage this June? 🌼🌸🌷Celebrate with a look at our beautiful r...
14/06/2021

Did you know that it's Blooming Gardens month at English Heritage this June? 🌼🌸🌷

Celebrate with a look at our beautiful rhododendron walk, we've heard that it makes the perfect background for photos! 📷

Book your free visit to Kenwood House ➡️ http://bit.ly/Kenwood-House

🐂🍦☕️ Want to know more about how these three fit together here at Kenwood? Come down to visit our beautiful historic Dai...
12/06/2021

🐂🍦☕️ Want to know more about how these three fit together here at Kenwood? Come down to visit our beautiful historic Dairy, opening tomorrow for the first time in months, from 12pm-4pm. No pre-booking required.

🐂🍦☕️ Want to know more about how these three fit together here at Kenwood? Come down to visit our beautiful historic Dairy, opening tomorrow for the first time in months, from 12pm-4pm. No pre-booking required.

A huge thank you to all the National Lottery players this National Lottery Open Week 🙌Your support has helped us to rest...
10/06/2021

A huge thank you to all the National Lottery players this National Lottery Open Week 🙌

Your support has helped us to restore and conserve Kenwood House and bring its history to life. As a thank you, remember to claim your free hot drink while visiting by showing a lottery ticket or scratch card this week.

Find out more ➡️ https://eht.social/3x6h2k1

A huge thank you to all the National Lottery players this National Lottery Open Week 🙌

Your support has helped us to restore and conserve Kenwood House and bring its history to life. As a thank you, remember to claim your free hot drink while visiting by showing a lottery ticket or scratch card this week.

Find out more ➡️ https://eht.social/3x6h2k1

Today English Heritage is unveiling 'Painting our Past: The African Diaspora in England' with new portraits depicting si...
09/06/2021

Today English Heritage is unveiling 'Painting our Past: The African Diaspora in England' with new portraits depicting six historic figures connected with our sites.

At Kenwood House a portrait of Dido Belle hangs, painted by artist Mikéla Henry-Lowe. 🎨

Dido Belle was the daughter of a young enslaved Black woman and a Royal Naval officer. Dido was raised as part of the aristocratic Murray family in Georgian London and spent much of her life here at Kenwood House.

Learn more about Dido Belle ➡️ https://eht.social/3aJ9Peu
Learn more about Painting our Past ➡️ https://eht.social/3g3JaOR

Today English Heritage is unveiling 'Painting our Past: The African Diaspora in England' with new portraits depicting six historic figures connected with our sites.

At Kenwood House a portrait of Dido Belle hangs, painted by artist Mikéla Henry-Lowe. 🎨

Dido Belle was the daughter of a young enslaved Black woman and a Royal Naval officer. Dido was raised as part of the aristocratic Murray family in Georgian London and spent much of her life here at Kenwood House.

Learn more about Dido Belle ➡️ https://eht.social/3aJ9Peu
Learn more about Painting our Past ➡️ https://eht.social/3g3JaOR

Ever wondered how they made butter in the Georgian period? Now is your chance to find out. We are thrilled to announce t...
08/06/2021

Ever wondered how they made butter in the Georgian period? Now is your chance to find out. We are thrilled to announce the reopening of our Dairy on Sunday 13th and Sunday 20th June, from 12 noon – 4pm. No booking required.

Ever wondered how they made butter in the Georgian period? Now is your chance to find out. We are thrilled to announce the reopening of our Dairy on Sunday 13th and Sunday 20th June, from 12 noon – 4pm. No booking required.

☕👍 Between 5-13 June 2021 we're offering National Lottery players a free hot drink as part of the National Lottery Open ...
08/06/2021

☕👍 Between 5-13 June 2021 we're offering National Lottery players a free hot drink as part of the National Lottery Open Week! Offer details here ➡️ https://eht.social/3x6h2k1

☕👍 Between 5-13 June 2021 we're offering National Lottery players a free hot drink as part of the National Lottery Open Week! Offer details here ➡️ https://eht.social/3x6h2k1

Take a look at this beautiful watercolour painted by Cat! 🎨Have you ever been inspired to get creative after a visit to ...
08/06/2021

Take a look at this beautiful watercolour painted by Cat! 🎨

Have you ever been inspired to get creative after a visit to our stunning grounds and interiors? Tell us in the comments!

Book your free visit to Kenwood House ➡️ http://bit.ly/Kenwood-House

Take a look at this beautiful watercolour painted by Cat! 🎨

Have you ever been inspired to get creative after a visit to our stunning grounds and interiors? Tell us in the comments!

Book your free visit to Kenwood House ➡️ http://bit.ly/Kenwood-House

🌞 We've got your summer sorted!👪🎟️ Free tickets are now on sale through to the end of September for Kenwood House. Check...
07/06/2021

🌞 We've got your summer sorted!👪🎟️ Free tickets are now on sale through to the end of September for Kenwood House. Check and book your free tickets at ➡️ http://bit.ly/Kenwood-House

🌞 We've got your summer sorted!👪🎟️ Free tickets are now on sale through to the end of September for Kenwood House. Check and book your free tickets at ➡️ http://bit.ly/Kenwood-House

We're delighted that The Luna Cinema is returning to Kenwood 20 - 25 July! 🎉Enjoy a fantastic line-up of classic and fee...
04/06/2021

We're delighted that The Luna Cinema is returning to Kenwood 20 - 25 July! 🎉

Enjoy a fantastic line-up of classic and feel-good films to make your summer. 🍿✨

Find out more and book your tickets ➡️ https://eht.social/2TD9JSl

We're delighted that The Luna Cinema is returning to Kenwood 20 - 25 July! 🎉

Enjoy a fantastic line-up of classic and feel-good films to make your summer. 🍿✨

Find out more and book your tickets ➡️ https://eht.social/2TD9JSl

Happy Volunteers Week!We'd like to say thank you to our wonderful volunteers, who help keep our historic gardens growing...
04/06/2021

Happy Volunteers Week!

We'd like to say thank you to our wonderful volunteers, who help keep our historic gardens growing, bring history to life, inspire the next generation and so much more. 🙌

Interested in volunteering? ➡️ http://bit.ly/VolunteeratEnglishHeritage

Happy Volunteers Week!

We'd like to say thank you to our wonderful volunteers, who help keep our historic gardens growing, bring history to life, inspire the next generation and so much more. 🙌

Interested in volunteering? ➡️ http://bit.ly/VolunteeratEnglishHeritage

Looking to cool off from the sunshine? ☀️Book a free visit to our magnificent house and take a stroll around the stunnin...
02/06/2021

Looking to cool off from the sunshine? ☀️

Book a free visit to our magnificent house and take a stroll around the stunning interiors. Admire world-class artworks including masterpieces and marvel at the striking neoclassical architecture. 🎨

Book your visit ➡️ http://bit.ly/Kenwood-House

Looking to cool off from the sunshine? ☀️

Book a free visit to our magnificent house and take a stroll around the stunning interiors. Admire world-class artworks including masterpieces and marvel at the striking neoclassical architecture. 🎨

Book your visit ➡️ http://bit.ly/Kenwood-House

Looking for something to do this Bank Holiday Weekend?Take a visit inside our stunning historic interiors and admire our...
27/05/2021

Looking for something to do this Bank Holiday Weekend?

Take a visit inside our stunning historic interiors and admire our world-class art collection including Rembrandt and Vermeer. 🎨

Book your free visit to Kenwood House ➡️ http://bit.ly/Kenwood-House

Looking for something to do this Bank Holiday Weekend?

Take a visit inside our stunning historic interiors and admire our world-class art collection including Rembrandt and Vermeer. 🎨

Book your free visit to Kenwood House ➡️ http://bit.ly/Kenwood-House

⚠️ Please note that due to the forecasted high winds, Kenwood House and estate will be closed today (21 May 2021). This ...
21/05/2021

⚠️ Please note that due to the forecasted high winds, Kenwood House and estate will be closed today (21 May 2021). This also includes the cafe and shop. We're sorry for any inconvenience caused.

Our site team will continue to review the weather forecast throughout the day and we recommend checking our website and social channels for updates before visiting.

If you have a booking for a time slot when we're closed, we will be in touch with you and automatically cancel any bookings. We hope you will consider rebooking for an alternative date ➡️ http://bit.ly/Kenwood-House

⚠️ Please note that due to the forecasted high winds, Kenwood House and estate will be closed today (21 May 2021). This also includes the cafe and shop. We're sorry for any inconvenience caused.

Our site team will continue to review the weather forecast throughout the day and we recommend checking our website and social channels for updates before visiting.

If you have a booking for a time slot when we're closed, we will be in touch with you and automatically cancel any bookings. We hope you will consider rebooking for an alternative date ➡️ http://bit.ly/Kenwood-House

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