Friendsofkenwood

Friendsofkenwood The Friends of the Iveagh Bequest, more well-known as the Friends of Kenwood, was formed in 1979 to promote and preserve the special qualities of Kenwood.
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Kenwood House is an outstanding example of 18th Century architecture by architect Robert Adam, containing one of the nation's great art collections. Kenwood Estate is a stunning landscape adjoining Hampstead Heath, largely unchanged from its early 19th century layout

The Friends of the Iveagh Bequest, more well-known as the Friends of Kenwood, was formed in 1979 to promote and preserve the special qualities of Kenwood.

Operating as usual

18 May: invitation to @friendsofkenwood members for reopening of #kenwoodhouse. Reopens to all on 19 May. It’s #freetoen...
07/05/2021

18 May: invitation to @friendsofkenwood members for reopening of #kenwoodhouse. Reopens to all on 19 May. It’s #freetoenter but booking online necessary while #covidrestrictions remain #hamandhigh #hampsteadheath @colhampsteadheath @heath_hands
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More info on our Twitter feed and www.friendsofkenwood.org.uk
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#bluebells photo: L Davies #spring #springtime🌸 #kenwoodhousehampsteadheath #kenwoodvolunteers #kenwoodbookshop
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Next FOK lecture 11am 16/5: @lucindahawksley on Katey: the artistic Dickens. #femaleartist #charlesdickens #daughter #wilkiecollins #sisterinlaw
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#hyacintherigaud #baroqueart #louisxiv #louisxv #ducdebourgogne @chateauversailles #roisoleil
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Also check out @philip_mould_gallery fab exhibition #williamlarkin #loveslaboursfound #tudor #stuart #portraiture

#onthisday 1 May 1726 Antonio Zucchi was born in #venice . He painted the ceilings at #kenwoodhouselondon in the entranc...
01/05/2021

#onthisday 1 May 1726 Antonio Zucchi was born in #venice . He painted the ceilings at #kenwoodhouselondon in the entrance hall and in the great room, otherwise known as the #robertadam library. He was the husband of #artist #angelicakauffman #angelikakauffmann #18thcentury #neoclassical #italian #robertadamarchitecture #architecture #designer #royalacademyofarts #portraitpainter of #jamesadam @vamuseum @natgalleriessco #antoniozucchi #kenwoodhousehampsteadheath #kenwoodhouse #georgianarchitecture

#onthisday 1 May 1726 Antonio Zucchi was born in #venice . He painted the ceilings at #kenwoodhouselondon in the entrance hall and in the great room, otherwise known as the #robertadam library. He was the husband of #artist #angelicakauffman #angelikakauffmann #18thcentury #neoclassical #italian #robertadamarchitecture #architecture #designer #royalacademyofarts #portraitpainter of #jamesadam @vamuseum @natgalleriessco #antoniozucchi #kenwoodhousehampsteadheath #kenwoodhouse #georgianarchitecture

#limeavenue #hampsteadheath and #limeavenue #kenwoodhouse on the same day #spring #itsstillcold #leaves #springtime .Fri...
01/05/2021

#limeavenue #hampsteadheath and #limeavenue #kenwoodhouse on the same day #spring #itsstillcold #leaves #springtime
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Friends of Kenwood weekly news : see our Twitter feed and www.friendsofkenwood.org.uk
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#kenwoodhousehampsteadheath
#copperbeech welcome you in to spring as @englishheritage gear up to opening house on 19 May. @heath_hands @colhampsteadheath
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Check out our #neighbours #lockdownrestrictionseasing @lauderdalehouse @burghhouse1704 @highgate_cemetery @fentonhousent #ontheheath #hampsteadheathlife #lovetheheath #seizetheheath #highgate #northernheights #londonlife #londonparks #londoncountryside #northlondon #sunnydays #freshair #walking #exercise #mentalwellbeing

#onthisday 27 April 1642 Francisque Millet was born in #antwerp . He painted the snappily titled ‘Classical Landscape wi...
27/04/2021

#onthisday 27 April 1642 Francisque Millet was born in #antwerp . He painted the snappily titled ‘Classical Landscape with Figures near a Fountain, Hillside Town by a River beyond’ c1660-5, now at #kenwoodhouselondon #titlesaysitall #italianatelandscape #poussin #gasparddughet #claudelorrain #17thcenturyart #oldmasterpaintings #kenwoodvolunteers @kenwood_house_hampstead_heath #visitlondon @englishheritage

#onthisday 27 April 1642 Francisque Millet was born in #antwerp . He painted the snappily titled ‘Classical Landscape with Figures near a Fountain, Hillside Town by a River beyond’ c1660-5, now at #kenwoodhouselondon #titlesaysitall #italianatelandscape #poussin #gasparddughet #claudelorrain #17thcenturyart #oldmasterpaintings #kenwoodvolunteers @kenwood_house_hampstead_heath #visitlondon @englishheritage

Friends of Kenwood AGM this Sunday | Kenwood House reopens 19 May - see our Twitter feed and www.friendsofkenwood.org.uk...
24/04/2021

Friends of Kenwood AGM this Sunday | Kenwood House reopens 19 May - see our Twitter feed and www.friendsofkenwood.org.uk for more info
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Join us - AGM 11am Sun 25/4.
More choices now at #kenwoodhouse cafes where you need to #trackandtrace with #nhscovid19app.
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You can now renew your membership via our website, details in bio.
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Follow @heath_hands @colhampsteadheath @englishheritage
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Book online to visit #kenwoodhousehampsteadheath from 19 May. #walkups possible, it won’t be #crowded #kenwoodvolunteers #kenwoodbookshop @kenwood_house_hampstead_heath
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Check out this week’s news #paulmelloncentre #hogarth #modernmoralsubjects #youtube #londongalleries reopening

Friends of Kenwood AGM this Sunday | Kenwood House reopens 19 May - see our Twitter feed and www.friendsofkenwood.org.uk for more info
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Join us - AGM 11am Sun 25/4.
More choices now at #kenwoodhouse cafes where you need to #trackandtrace with #nhscovid19app.
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You can now renew your membership via our website, details in bio.
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Follow @heath_hands @colhampsteadheath @englishheritage
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Book online to visit #kenwoodhousehampsteadheath from 19 May. #walkups possible, it won’t be #crowded #kenwoodvolunteers #kenwoodbookshop @kenwood_house_hampstead_heath
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Check out this week’s news #paulmelloncentre #hogarth #modernmoralsubjects #youtube #londongalleries reopening

#onthisday 23 April 1681, Justus Sustermans died in #florenceitaly #firenze . He painted this mourning portrait of Maria...
23/04/2021

#onthisday 23 April 1681, Justus Sustermans died in #florenceitaly #firenze . He painted this mourning portrait of Maria Maddalena of Austria, Grand Duchess of Tuscany c1621 around the death of her husband Cosimo II de Medici. It now hangs in the #suffolkcollection at #kenwoodhouse #london. The faithful #dog is at her feet. #justussustermans #medici #courtpainter friends with #rubens #vandijk born in #antwerp #dogsinart #dogsinpaintings #dogbiscuits #mourningdress #grandduchessoftuscany

#onthisday 22 April 1821 John Crome died in #norwich . He painted Yarmouth Water Frolic - Evening; Boats Assembling Prev...
22/04/2021

#onthisday 22 April 1821 John Crome died in #norwich . He painted Yarmouth Water Frolic - Evening; Boats Assembling Previous to the Rowing Match now at #kenwoodhouse #london #norwichcastlemuseum @norwichcastle #norwichschoolofart #eastanglianartist #19thcenturyart #greatyarmouth #johncrome assisted by his son #johnberneycrome #regatta stopped in 1834 #unrulybehaviour

#onthisday 22 April 1821 John Crome died in #norwich . He painted Yarmouth Water Frolic - Evening; Boats Assembling Previous to the Rowing Match now at #kenwoodhouse #london #norwichcastlemuseum @norwichcastle #norwichschoolofart #eastanglianartist #19thcenturyart #greatyarmouth #johncrome assisted by his son #johnberneycrome #regatta stopped in 1834 #unrulybehaviour

#onthisday 18 April 1855 Jean-Baptiste Isabey died. He painted this beautiful #portraitminiature of an unknown man now a...
18/04/2021

#onthisday 18 April 1855 Jean-Baptiste Isabey died. He painted this beautiful #portraitminiature of an unknown man now at #kenwoodhouselondon #drapercollection #courtpainter #napoleon #josephinebonaparte #versailles #watercolour #portraitpainting #drawing #printmaker #lithography #busyartist #jeanbaptisteisabey apparently in #england 1815-1820

#onthisday 18 April 1855 Jean-Baptiste Isabey died. He painted this beautiful #portraitminiature of an unknown man now at #kenwoodhouselondon #drapercollection #courtpainter #napoleon #josephinebonaparte #versailles #watercolour #portraitpainting #drawing #printmaker #lithography #busyartist #jeanbaptisteisabey apparently in #england 1815-1820

What do these two paintings have in common? Find out in our #portraitpainting #lecture on #portraitminiatures in the con...
17/04/2021

What do these two paintings have in common? Find out in our #portraitpainting #lecture on #portraitminiatures in the context of #18thcenturyart #early19thcenturyart and learn about the parallel development of miniature painting and full-scale portrait painting #kenwoodhouselondon #curator @louise_cooling_ Sunday 11am
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Details in our Twitter feed
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Unknown Man by George Chinnery and Mrs Crouch by #georgeromneyartist wearing a locket with a portrait of her husband pressed to her heart. #actress #singer #dublin #india
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#channel4 #channel4sundaybrunch @channel4 10am #sociallydistanced #loveaffairs
#eighteenthcenturywomen

#portraitminiatures #fadingmagnolia .Friends of Kenwood Lecture this Sunday 11am. #curator @louise_cooling_ on #kenwoodh...
16/04/2021

#portraitminiatures #fadingmagnolia
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Friends of Kenwood Lecture this Sunday 11am. #curator @louise_cooling_ on #kenwoodhouse stunning portrait miniatures. More info on our Twitter page and at www.friendsofkenwood.org.uk
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For the #cafe please use @nhscovid19 app to help speed service.
@colhampsteadheath @heath_hands @englishheritage shops are open #kenwoodvolunteers #kenwoodbookshop #lovesecondhandbooks #greatfinds

@EHKenwood Brew House café will be closed tomorrow, Thurs 15/4 for essential electrical work. Stewards Room café will be...
14/04/2021

@EHKenwood Brew House café will be closed tomorrow, Thurs 15/4 for essential electrical work. Stewards Room café will be open as normal and so will Brew House garden seating @colhampsteadheath @heath_hands #HampsteadHeath #kenwoodhouse #lockdowneasing #kenwoodvolunteers @kenwood_house_hampstead_heath @englishheritage

@EHKenwood Brew House café will be closed tomorrow, Thurs 15/4 for essential electrical work. Stewards Room café will be open as normal and so will Brew House garden seating @colhampsteadheath @heath_hands #HampsteadHeath #kenwoodhouse #lockdowneasing #kenwoodvolunteers @kenwood_house_hampstead_heath @englishheritage

Timeline Photos
13/04/2021

Timeline Photos

Just announced! 🎉

Boy George & Culture Club will be performing at Kenwood this summer as part of the HeritageLive Concerts series. 🎤 🎶

To find out more about the concerts and to book your tickets, click on the links below.

Boy George & Culture Club ➡️ https://eht.social/3mFip5g

Rag'N'Bone Man➡️ https://eht.social/3mFip5g

David Rodigan➡️ https://eht.social/3mFip5g

ℹ️ Please note that these events are managed by HeritageLive Concerts.

Seats & tables in café garden on 12 April | Kenwood Bookshop opening 16 April. Other #kenwoodhouse shops reopen 12 April...
09/04/2021

Seats & tables in café garden on 12 April | Kenwood Bookshop opening 16 April. Other #kenwoodhouse shops reopen 12 April, @kenwood_house_hampstead_heath #kenwoodvolunteers #kenwoodbookshop
You can sit at the café from Monday!
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More info on our Twitter feed and at www.friendsofkenwood.org.uk
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@heath_hands @colhampsteadheath @hamandhigh #lockdowneasing #springhassprung #newloos #coffeetime #cafegarden #outdoorseating

Seats & tables in café garden on 12 April | Kenwood Bookshop opening 16 April. Other #kenwoodhouse shops reopen 12 April, @kenwood_house_hampstead_heath #kenwoodvolunteers #kenwoodbookshop
You can sit at the café from Monday!
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More info on our Twitter feed and at www.friendsofkenwood.org.uk
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@heath_hands @colhampsteadheath @hamandhigh #lockdowneasing #springhassprung #newloos #coffeetime #cafegarden #outdoorseating

#magnolia #magnoliasalicifolia #kenwoodhouse #hampsteadheath #springishere #easterweekend .BrewHouse café now open for #...
02/04/2021

#magnolia #magnoliasalicifolia #kenwoodhouse #hampsteadheath #springishere #easterweekend
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BrewHouse café now open for #takeaway till 6pm, renovated loos reopen @kenwood_house_hampstead_heath. More info in our Twitter feed and at www.friendsofkenwood.org.uk @beanabouttown are in the carpark 1-4 April #coffee #hotchocolate #delicious
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East Heath carpark closed from 6/4 @colhampsteadheath @heath_hands @heath_hampstead_society #heath150 new #biodiversity information boards up around Heath

#threecheers and a big shout out to #kenwoodhouse Tree Guardians stumbled upon in a quiet spot on a #sunnyday . They rep...
31/03/2021

#threecheers and a big shout out to #kenwoodhouse Tree Guardians stumbled upon in a quiet spot on a #sunnyday . They repair the fences on @kenwood_house_hampstead_heath estate all winter and take care of newly established trees all summer. #unsungheroes 👏👏 #kenwoodvolunteers @kenwoodvolunteers @colhampsteadheath @heath_hands #heathhands @heath_hampstead_society #hampsteadheath
Look at this beautiful fencing! #hardwork

#camellia #nandinadomestica is this what it is? #heavenlybamboo .Online Talk Tuesday 11am | Feedback from public consult...
26/03/2021

#camellia #nandinadomestica is this what it is? #heavenlybamboo
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Online Talk Tuesday 11am | Feedback from public consultation - more info on our Twitter feed and at www.friendsofkenwood.org.uk
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Join us for Jerzy K-Bielinski on Work/Play in 18th C Childhood 30/3 11am #benjaminwest #quebechouse #jameswolfe #18thcentury #education #portraitpainting
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Check out most recent online talk by @mark.king.37819959 on our #youtubechannel :The ‘female’ side of Kenwood House Part 2. All you ever need to know about British history, told through #paintingsofwomen at #kenwoodhouse
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#kenwoodhousehampsteadheath cafes & loos open up @kenwood_house_hampstead_heath
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Heath 150th Anniversary celebration #Heath150 starts next week @colhampsteadheath @heath_hampstead_society @heath_hands
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Check out @thegardenstrust talks and @errolreubenfernandes #gardenhistory ‘Other Voices in Garden History’. Details to book in our Twitter feed.

Loos with a view! #kenwoodhouse #hampsteadheath #azalea #pink #rhododendrons #stunningview .Temporary loos will soon be ...
25/03/2021

Loos with a view! #kenwoodhouse #hampsteadheath #azalea #pink #rhododendrons #stunningview
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Temporary loos will soon be gone and refurb loos near cafe will reopen. #lockdownloos @kenwood_house_hampstead_heath

Loos with a view! #kenwoodhouse #hampsteadheath #azalea #pink #rhododendrons #stunningview
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Temporary loos will soon be gone and refurb loos near cafe will reopen. #lockdownloos @kenwood_house_hampstead_heath

#onthisday 22 March 1599 Sir Anthony van Dyck was born in #antwerp. He painted two great #paintings at #kenwoodhouse : J...
22/03/2021

#onthisday 22 March 1599 Sir Anthony van Dyck was born in #antwerp. He painted two great #paintings at #kenwoodhouse : James Stuart, 1st Duke of Richmond and 4th Duke of Lennox in c1636, and Princess Henrietta of Lorraine in 1634. #17thcentury #charles1 #courtpainter #baroque #royalty #frenchroyalty #scottishroyalty #englishcivilwar #portraitpainting @kenwood_house_hampstead_heath @kenwoodvolunteers #flemishmasters @theflemishmasters @visitflanders @visithampstead @visitlondon

Lecture on Stonehenge on Sunday morning!
20/03/2021

Lecture on Stonehenge on Sunday morning!

#magnolia #azalea #kenwoodhouse #springisintheair .Friends of Kenwood #lecture this Sunday 11am | Public Consultation Tu...
19/03/2021

#magnolia #azalea #kenwoodhouse #springisintheair
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Friends of Kenwood #lecture this Sunday 11am | Public Consultation Tues 23/3 - more info on our Twitter feed and www.friendsofkenwood.org.uk
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Join us for A Curator's View of #stonehenge 21/3 11am.
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Public Consultation Tues 18h30: summer events 2021. Registration details on our Twitter feed.
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Still #lotstolookforwardto in #lockdownlife #virtualevents #insidersoutsiders #mileincosman #lauderdalehouse #mauritshuis #fleeting @mauritshuis_museum @norwichcastle #norwichcastlemuseum #pastontreasure
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@hamandhigh #hamandhigh @camdennewjournal @colhampsteadheath @heath_hands @heath_hampstead_society @kenwood_house_hampstead_heath @seizetheheath @hampstead_nw3 @hampstead_heath_life @highgatesociety #highgate

#onthisday 16 March 1803 Mary Howard, née Finch, 2nd Viscountess Andover died aged 87 at Elford Hall #staffordshire . Sh...
16/03/2021

#onthisday 16 March 1803 Mary Howard, née Finch, 2nd Viscountess Andover died aged 87 at Elford Hall #staffordshire . She studied drawing and was an accomplished #femaleartist . This portait is by #thomashudson @kenwood_house_hampstead_heath in the #suffolkcollection #kenwoodhouse
The exquisite drawing of the #heron is in the Andover Album, a unique collection of family and friends drawings collected by Mary Howard #bluestockings #drawings #sketches #penandinkdrawing #watercolour #scrapbook

The #lockdownfog has begun to lift @kenwood_house_hampstead_heath Online Talk Tues 11am | Public Consultation 23/3 | Caf...
12/03/2021

The #lockdownfog has begun to lift @kenwood_house_hampstead_heath Online Talk Tues 11am | Public Consultation 23/3 | Café reopenings soon - more info in our Twitter feed and www.friendsofkenwood.org.uk
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Join us for Mark King Online Talk on The 'Female' Side of Kenwood Pt 2. #womensday #femaleempowerment #eighteenthcenturywomen #nineteenthcenturywomen
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Check out our other #youtube talks, just search #friendsofkenwood
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@englishheritage Public Consultation 23/3 for outdoor summer events email us for more details
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@colhampsteadheath @heath_hands #hamandhigh @samuelevolpe
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#iveaghbequest #suffolkcollection #mrsmusters #georgeromney #18thcenturyart #stonehenge #duchessthepodcast #ancienthousemuseum #thetford #sophiaduleepsingh #clarazetkin

#onthisday 9 March 1810 Ozias Humphry RA died aged 68 in #quietseclusion in #hampstead (anyone know where exactly?). He ...
09/03/2021

#onthisday 9 March 1810 Ozias Humphry RA died aged 68 in #quietseclusion in #hampstead (anyone know where exactly?). He painted this #unknownwoman #portraitminiature #filigree #kenwoodhouse #drapercollection #pastels #portraitpainting #bornindevon #bath #london #italy #india #felloffhishorse #eighteenthcenturybeauty @kenwood_house_hampstead_heath

#onthisday 9 March 1810 Ozias Humphry RA died aged 68 in #quietseclusion in #hampstead (anyone know where exactly?). He painted this #unknownwoman #portraitminiature #filigree #kenwoodhouse #drapercollection #pastels #portraitpainting #bornindevon #bath #london #italy #india #felloffhishorse #eighteenthcenturybeauty @kenwood_house_hampstead_heath

#onthisday 7 March 1802 Sir Edwin Landseer was born. He painted Hawking in the Olden Time 1832 @kenwood_house_hampstead_...
07/03/2021

#onthisday 7 March 1802 Sir Edwin Landseer was born. He painted Hawking in the Olden Time 1832 @kenwood_house_hampstead_heath #kenwoodhouse #19thcentury #royalacademyofarts #animalpainter #sculptor #trafalgarsquare #nelsonscolumn #lions #edwinlandseer #nostalgia #medievalworld #falconry #peaceandplenty

#onthisday 7 March 1802 Sir Edwin Landseer was born. He painted Hawking in the Olden Time 1832 @kenwood_house_hampstead_heath #kenwoodhouse #19thcentury #royalacademyofarts #animalpainter #sculptor #trafalgarsquare #nelsonscolumn #lions #edwinlandseer #nostalgia #medievalworld #falconry #peaceandplenty

A Misty Week at Kenwood! #mistymorning #foggy #ivy #limeavenue #camellia #cantseetheview .See our Twitter feed and www.f...
05/03/2021

A Misty Week at Kenwood! #mistymorning #foggy #ivy #limeavenue #camellia #cantseetheview
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See our Twitter feed and www.friendsofkenwood.org.uk for more info
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#alwayssomethingtosmileabout @kenwood_house_hampstead_heath
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Read about #reynolds painting of Kitty Fisher in @guardian #curator #femalecurator #eighteenthcentury
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Check out #suffolkcollection page on @englishheritage webpage for #kenwoodhouse
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Take a walk around #hampsteadheath @colhampsteadheath @heath_hands to look at #veterantrees @tree_myco_man link to the trail is in our Twitter feed
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#insidersoutsidersfestival good talks coming up @insidersoutsiders

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looking forward to visiting for this next month -
Ah, wonderful, this popped up on my timeline.
tomorrow, London Parks & Gardens Trust, Kenwood.
Red and white yesterday