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

#onthisday 23 February 1792 Sir Joshua Reynolds died. He painted Kitty Fisher as Cleopatra Dissolving the Pearl in 1759....
23/02/2021

#onthisday 23 February 1792 Sir Joshua Reynolds died. He painted Kitty Fisher as Cleopatra Dissolving the Pearl in 1759. This is just one of his many #paintings @kenwood_house_hampstead_heath #kenwoodhouse #eighteenthcentury #royalacademyofarts #firstpresident #foundermember #portraitpainter #courtesan #londonsociety #cleopatra #wine #devon

Keeping things going @kenwood_house_hampstead_heath @colhampsteadheath @heath_hands .Friends of Kenwood Lecture this Sun...
19/02/2021

Keeping things going @kenwood_house_hampstead_heath @colhampsteadheath @heath_hands
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Friends of Kenwood Lecture this Sunday 11am - Tessa Kilgarriff: Playing to the Gallery - Displaying Theatrical Portraiture in Georgian & Early Victorian London Sunday 21.2.21 11am
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More info on our Twitter feed and at www.friendsofkenwood.org.uk
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Other news includes
#curator #fans #loveletters @britishlibrary #alexanderpope #popesgrotto #thamesluminaries #marblehill @marblehillrevived #tateshots @tate #angelicakauffman @royalacademyarts #sarahpickstone #maggihambling #fridakahlo #exhibitiononscreen @seventhartproductions #moonflower @cubotanicgarden #heritageweekend @lauderdalehouse 27-28/2

#snow #onlyaweekago lime avenue #hampsteadheath #sun #shadow #kenwoodhouse
18/02/2021

#snow #onlyaweekago lime avenue #hampsteadheath #sun #shadow #kenwoodhouse

Sounds in interesting!
18/02/2021

Sounds in interesting!

One of our ‘Crafty chatters’ recommended this book:
The Pocket: A Hidden History of Women's Lives, 1660-1900
by Barbara Burman & Ariane Fennetaux ...

Is this the ‘Pocket' that Lucy Locket lost? Or is there a whole other meaning to the nursery rhyme?

#onthisday 17 February 1831 William Armfield Hobday died. He painted this #unknownwoman ‘H.E.’ #portraitminiature in 179...
17/02/2021

#onthisday 17 February 1831 William Armfield Hobday died. He painted this #unknownwoman ‘H.E.’ #portraitminiature in 1797. @kenwood_house_hampstead_heath #kenwoodhouse #drapercollection #portraitpainter #hopelesswithmoney friends with #georgemorland #18thcentury #19thcentury

#onthisday 15 February 1780 Alfred Edward Chalon RA was born in #geneva . He painted this #unknownwoman #portraitminiatu...
15/02/2021

#onthisday 15 February 1780 Alfred Edward Chalon RA was born in #geneva . He painted this #unknownwoman #portraitminiature in the early 1820s. @kenwood_house_hampstead_heath #kenwoodhouse #drapercollection #portraitpainting #queenvictoria #watercolour #aquarellist #royalacademyofarts #postagestamps #chalonhead

#kenwoodhouse #curator Louise Cooling on 14 Feb Sunday morning’s @bbcradio4 and @bbc5live #radio5livebreakfast #r4bh #br...
13/02/2021

#kenwoodhouse #curator Louise Cooling on 14 Feb Sunday morning’s @bbcradio4 and @bbc5live #radio5livebreakfast #r4bh #broadcastinghouse on #valentinesday2021 #romance #lovetokens
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Image is Edward Sackville, c1613 by William Larkin, part of the #suffolkcollection @kenwood_house_hampstead_heath
Look carefully at his left ear, apparently the black silk strands mark up his romantic conquests. Maybe not such a good #valentinesgift ...

Online Talk Tuesday 11am: Mark King on 'The 'female' side of Kenwood: Countesses, Creators, Collectors, Cousins & Cows' ...
12/02/2021

Online Talk Tuesday 11am: Mark King on 'The 'female' side of Kenwood: Countesses, Creators, Collectors, Cousins & Cows' #18thcentury #19thcentury #20thcentury #sculpture #paintings #collectors #artcurator #artcollection
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For more info see www.friendsofkenwood.org.uk and our Twitter feed
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@kenwood_house_hampstead_heath #kenwoodhouse #hampsteadheath
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This week check out @vamuseum #RaphaelCartoons
#allthingsgeorgian @sarahmurden.author for #washingmachines #OpenCourtauldHour @courtauldres
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#trees #shadows #sun #snow @colhampsteadheath @heath_hands #seizetheheath #hampstead #winterwalks #winterwonderland

#onthisday 6 February 1755 Henry Bone RA was born. He painted Charles Grey, later 2nd Earl Grey in 1794, after #thomasla...
07/02/2021

#onthisday 6 February 1755 Henry Bone RA was born. He painted Charles Grey, later 2nd Earl Grey in 1794, after #thomaslawrence . @kenwood_house_hampstead_heath #kenwoodhouse #portraitminiatures #drapercollection #painting #eighteenthcentury #royalacademyofarts #earlgreytea #howickhall

It's another quiet week! Not much happening @kenwood_house_hampstead_heath , but #daysaregettinglonger and walks at Kenw...
05/02/2021

It's another quiet week! Not much happening @kenwood_house_hampstead_heath , but #daysaregettinglonger and walks at Kenwood and @colhampsteadheath are #muddy but rewarding. #springiscoming #goldensunset #liftthespirits
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More info on our Twitter feed and [email protected]
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Make the most of this week to catch up on @friendsofkenwood talks on @youtube
Or check out @insidersoutsiders for some interesting #virtualtours of #highgate and #hampstead plus #lectures #insidersoutsiders

#snow #sunbeam #snowdrops #paintingoftheday #kenwoodhouse .Online talk Tuesday on Van Dyck & other news - for more info ...
30/01/2021

#snow #sunbeam #snowdrops #paintingoftheday #kenwoodhouse
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Online talk Tuesday on Van Dyck & other news - for more info see our Twitter feed and www.friendsofkenwood.org.uk
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Angela Cox on #vandyck 's stunning portrait of James Stuart Tues 2 Feb 11am.
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Loos by café @kenwood_house_hampstead_heath closed for refurb, baby change & disabled stay open, temporary loos on West Drive, see pic
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@colhampsteadheath @heath_hands #heathhands #kenwoodvolunteers .
#sothebys #webinar on #rembrandt @sothebys
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#theguardian on #greatbritisharttour @guardian
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#oldmasterpaintings #17thcenturyart #curator #hampsteadheath #hampsteadheathlife #seizetheheath @hampstead_nw3 @ilovehampsteadheath

#onthisday 27 January 1651 Abraham Bloemaert died in #utrecht . He painted The Prodigal Son as a Swineherd in 1637 @kenw...
27/01/2021

#onthisday 27 January 1651 Abraham Bloemaert died in #utrecht . He painted The Prodigal Son as a Swineherd in 1637 @kenwood_house_hampstead_heath #kenwoodhouse #painting #suffolkcollection #landscapepainting #religiouspainting #countrylife #dutchartist #longlife #16thcentury #17thcentury @rijksmuseum @theleidencollection @nationalgallery @britishmuseum

#onthisday 25 January 1708 Pompeo Batoni was born in #lucca . He painted Mrs Robert Sandilands in 1781 in #rome . @kenwo...
25/01/2021

#onthisday 25 January 1708 Pompeo Batoni was born in #lucca . He painted Mrs Robert Sandilands in 1781 in #rome . @kenwood_house_hampstead_heath #kenwoodhouse #painting #portraitpainting #18thcentury #italianportraitpainter #swaggerportrait #artist

A blank week ahead, so read, listen and view! For more info see our Twitter feed and www.friendsofkenwood.org.uk.New con...
22/01/2021

A blank week ahead, so read, listen and view! For more info see our Twitter feed and www.friendsofkenwood.org.uk
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New content on @EHKenwood @kenwood_house_hampstead_heath website about 1st Lord Iveagh founder of #GUINNESS. 2 #podcasts on @ApsleyHouse. Check out @RCT and @CamdenArtCentre for fab #exhibitions online. Busy life in #Lockdown3 !
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#kenwoodhouse #curator #apsleyhouse #queensgallery #rembrandt #masterpieces #camdenartscentre #camdenartcentre #thebotanicalmind #yinkashonibare @stephenfriedmangallery @soasarts #thamesluminaries @popesgrottopreservationtrust @marblehillrevived #winterwalks #wintersun #exercise #pink #hulahoop

#onthisday 18 January 1735 Jeremiah Meyer was born in #tübingen . He painted #portraitminiatures including this Vice Adm...
18/01/2021

#onthisday 18 January 1735 Jeremiah Meyer was born in #tübingen . He painted #portraitminiatures including this Vice Admiral in the #drapercollection @kenwood_house_hampstead_heath #kenwoodhouse #painting #eighteenthcentury #britishnavy #royalacademyofarts #foundermember

FOK Lecture this Sunday 11am | Online Talk on Tuesday - for more info see our Twitter feed and www.friendsofkenwood.org....
15/01/2021

FOK Lecture this Sunday 11am | Online Talk on Tuesday - for more info see our Twitter feed and www.friendsofkenwood.org.uk
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#lockdown3 means it's all online or #freshair.
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Courbet & Patronage Sunday 11am; Velazquez Tues 11am; listen to #Dante2021 @BBCRadio4; visit @museefabre; read @Gagosian; watch @popesgrotto #staylocal @kenwood_house_hampstead_heath @colhampsteadheath #hampsteadheath #kenwoodhouselondon #iveaghbequest #museefabre #popesgrottopreservationtrust #thamesluminaries #dantesinferno #dante #gagosianquarterly #manet #gustavecourbet #velazquez #seville #montpellier #art

#onthisday 14 January 1684 Jean-Baptiste van Loo was born. He painted William Murray, 1st Earl of Mansfield a number of ...
14/01/2021

#onthisday 14 January 1684 Jean-Baptiste van Loo was born. He painted William Murray, 1st Earl of Mansfield a number of times in the mid #18thcentury @kenwood_house_hampstead_heath #kenwoodhouse #painting #lawyer #greatestlawyer #legalprecedent #frenchportraitpainter #familyofartists

#onthisday 12 January 1856 John Singer Sargent was born. He painted Daisy Leiter, later Countess of Suffolk, in 1898.@ke...
12/01/2021

#onthisday 12 January 1856 John Singer Sargent was born. He painted Daisy Leiter, later Countess of Suffolk, in 1898.
@kenwood_house_hampstead_heath #kenwoodhouse #painting #19thcentury #americanheiress #ballgown

Lockdown 3 | Our Online Talks - for more info see our Twitter feed and www.friendsofkenwood.org.uk.Remember: stay local,...
08/01/2021

Lockdown 3 | Our Online Talks - for more info see our Twitter feed and www.friendsofkenwood.org.uk
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Remember: stay local, #dailyexercise, follow govt guidance, connect with @friendsofkenwood via our online talks.
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#19thcenturyfrenchart #18thcenturyart #17thcenturyart #16thcenturyart @kenwood_house_hampstead_heath @colhampsteadheath @heath_hands #hampsteadheath #gustavecourbet #velazquez #vandyck #artpatron #iveaghbequest

OTD 1830 #thomaslawrence died. He painted ‘Miss Murray’ from 1824-1826.@kenwood_house_hampstead_heath #kenwoodhouse #pai...
07/01/2021

OTD 1830 #thomaslawrence died. He painted ‘Miss Murray’ from 1824-1826.
@kenwood_house_hampstead_heath #kenwoodhouse #painting #18thcentury #morethanachocolatebox #victorianengraving #flowergirl

Eat #falafel on #sunday at @kenwood_house_hampstead_heath #kenwoodhouselondon #warmingup #streetfood #winterwalk @nazari...
02/01/2021

Eat #falafel on #sunday at @kenwood_house_hampstead_heath #kenwoodhouselondon #warmingup #streetfood #winterwalk @nazari_food

Signs of new beginnings #camellia @kenwood_house_hampstead_heath Happy New Year from the Friends of Kenwood 🎊 - see our ...
01/01/2021

Signs of new beginnings #camellia @kenwood_house_hampstead_heath Happy New Year from the Friends of Kenwood 🎊 - see our Twitter page and www.friendsofkenwood.org.il for more info
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Next Online Talk Tues 5/1/21 at 11am: Henrietta of Lorraine #vandyck #17thcenturyart #oldmasters
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Kenwood Steward's Room café is open, plus great #falafel from @nazari_food @EHKenwood South Terrace #kenwoodhousehampsteadheath #hampsteadheath #heathhands @colhampsteadheath @hampstead_heath_life @hampstead_nw3
@heath_hampstead_society
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Read our #newyearsmessage in this week’s edition of Ham&High
#happynewyear2021

The cafes on Hampstead Heath City of London are still open. Loos on Heath and Kenwood House are open. Lockdown Loo gives...
22/12/2020

The cafes on Hampstead Heath City of London are still open. Loos on Heath and Kenwood House are open. Lockdown Loo gives useful map!

ℹ️ Unfortunately, we've had to temporarily close the Kenwood cafe and its takeaway service. We'll let you know as soon as it's back up and running again.

Our #christmaspresent to you is #angelicakauffman and #festivegreetings .Free slice of #christmascake for members who bu...
18/12/2020

Our #christmaspresent to you is #angelicakauffman and #festivegreetings
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Free slice of #christmascake for members who buy a #hotdrink @kenwood_house_hampstead_heath cafes on Friday 18/12!
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More info on our Twitter feed and at www.friendsofkenwood.org.uk
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Including your Christmas read: Kate Retford on Angelica Kauffman #angelikakauffmann #kateretford @birkbeckuol @kunstpalast #londonarthistory #royalacademyofarts @royalacademyarts
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#joshuareynolds on FOK #youtube channel #curator #femalecurator #18thcentury #eighteenthcentury #tessakilgarriff
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@wallacemuseum on @channel4 this Sunday #riesener #furnitureartist #decorativearts
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@pinesandneedles #christmastrees for sale at #kenwoodhouse car park until 24/12
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#cafes and #shops open #shoplocal #kenwoodbookshop #kenwoodvolunteers
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#merrychristmas🎄 #happynewyear

@kenwood_house_hampstead_heath house itself is closed for #tier3 but the grounds, the #cafes and the #shops are all open...
17/12/2020

@kenwood_house_hampstead_heath house itself is closed for #tier3 but the grounds, the #cafes and the #shops are all open, including the #popupcafe in the car park #hotchocolate #latte and the #falafelwrap @nazari_food and #cheesetoasties @thecheesetoaster until 20 Dec. #shoplocal #staylocal @colhampsteadheath @heath_hands #kenwoodhousehampsteadheath #kenwoodhouse #kenwoodbookshop

#christmascake #giveaway  ! @kenwood_house_hampstead_heath is offering all @friendsofkenwood a complimentary finger slic...
16/12/2020

#christmascake #giveaway ! @kenwood_house_hampstead_heath is offering all @friendsofkenwood a complimentary finger slice Friday 18 December with any #hotdrink in the Stewards Room or Brew House #cafes #coffee #tea #hotchocolate #hampsteadheath #kenwoodhouse #festivecheer ... #despiteeverything #tier3life

Kenwood Second Hand Bookshop open Wed - Sun | The Christmas trees are up - more info in our Twitter feed and at www.frie...
11/12/2020

Kenwood Second Hand Bookshop open Wed - Sun | The Christmas trees are up - more info in our Twitter feed and at www.friendsofkenwood.org.uk
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Find yourselves some excellent #christmaspresents @EHKenwood #kenwoodbookshop #kenwoodvolunteers @EnglishHeritage @HamandHigh thanks to @samuelevolpe #christmas #christmastrees #pinesandneedles @pinesandneedles @kenwood_house_hampstead_heath #lovehampsteadheath @hampstead_heath_life @seizetheheath
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Good events @marblehillrevived @royalcollectiontrust @vamuseum @popesgrottopreservationtrust @englishheritage
See @friendsofkenwood weekly news bulletin via Twitter for more info
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Visit #kenwoodhousehampsteadheath before Christmas to find great #streetfood near #cafe and in #carpark

Online talk Tuesday 8/12 @11am on The Self-Portraiture of Joshua Reynolds by Dr Tessa Kilgarriff and the fantastic #self...
07/12/2020

Online talk Tuesday 8/12 @11am on The Self-Portraiture of Joshua Reynolds by Dr Tessa Kilgarriff and the fantastic #selfportrait which hangs at #kenwoodhouse just above #rembrandt @kenwood_house_hampstead_heath @tessakil #curator #joshuareynolds #eighteenthcentury
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Sign in details on our Twitter feed
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#kenwoodbookshop #kenwoodvolunteers #royalacademyofarts #royalcollection #royalcollectiontrust

Lecture Sunday 6/12 @11am on Izabela Czartoryska and her extraordinary collection #cracow #18thcentury #kunstkammer .Sig...
05/12/2020

Lecture Sunday 6/12 @11am on Izabela Czartoryska and her extraordinary collection #cracow #18thcentury #kunstkammer
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Sign in details on our Twitter feed
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Picture: Princess Izabela Czartoryska c1790 by Maria Cosway
#femaleartist #eighteenthcentury #museumcollection #kenwoodhousehampsteadheath

Kenwood House reopens Saturday | Lecture this Sunday 11am on Izabela Czartoryska | Online Talk Tuesday on ReynoldsSee ww...
04/12/2020

Kenwood House reopens Saturday | Lecture this Sunday 11am on Izabela Czartoryska | Online Talk Tuesday on Reynolds
See www.friendsofkenwood.org.uk and our Twitter feed for more info
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Stunning #sunrise #frostymorning #foggymorning
@EHKenwood house
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#kenwoodhousehampsteadheath opens Saturday; shops & cafes all now open. #kenwoodbookshop #kenwoodvolunteers #heathhands
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Xmas lecture 11am Sunday 8 Dec for Polish flavour : Jerzy Kierkuc-Bielinski @the_clockwork_count on Izabela Czartoryska As Collector #poland #polishart #18thcenturycollection #czartoryski
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Online talk Tues 8 Dec for English flavour : Tessa Kilgarriff @tessakil on The Self-portraiture of Joshua Reynolds #eighteenthcentury #curator #kenwoodhouse #joshuareynolds
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#beaubrummell online talk now on @friendsofkenwood @youtube channel
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January & February series of talks @popesgrottopreservationtrust #thamesluminaries #gardenhistory #londonparksandgardens
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#christmastrees for sale @pinesandneedles in car park
#falafels and #cheesetoasties @nazari_food and @thecheesetoaster near the house where Brew House garden tables and chairs are now back

Kenwood House reopening | FOK Newsletter is here |  member discounts See our Twitter feed and www.friendsofkenwood.org.u...
28/11/2020

Kenwood House reopening | FOK Newsletter is here |  member discounts See our Twitter feed and www.friendsofkenwood.org.uk for more info
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Kenwood House reopens 5.12.20; shops reopen 2.12.20 #kenwoodbookshop #kenwoodvolunteers
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Read our Biannual Newsletter and check out forthcoming online lectures #iveaghbequest #art @EHKenwood @CityCorpHeath @HeathHands
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#christmastrees for sale at #kenwoodhousehampsteadheath car park #pinesandneedles @pinesandneedles
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#thecheesetoaster @thecheesetoaster and delicious #falafel @nazari_food #nazarifood #kenwoodhouse #streetfood #londonfoodblogger #northlondon until 20/12

Now we’ve uploaded 20 fantastic talks based on the world class art @EHKenwood #kenwoodhousehampsteadheath  https://www.y...
23/11/2020

Now we’ve uploaded 20 fantastic talks based on the world class art @EHKenwood #kenwoodhousehampsteadheath https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC_mQasMb-eMa_3lZMIwM2JA
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#thomaslawrence #constable #johnconstable #emmahamilton #georgeromney #ferdinandbol #dutchgoldenage #rembrandt #jacobean #vermeer #gainsborough #thomasgainsborough #robertadam #peterlely #angelikakauffmann #angelicakauffman #joshuareynolds #antiquemaps #sophiaduleepsingh @elvedenestate #josephwrightofderby #boucher #portraitminiature #portraitpainting #arthistory #18thcentury #eighteenthcentury #18thcenturyart #georgianart

Next Online Talk Tuesday | Pop-Up Cafes and Christmas trees.Tues 24/11 11am: the Brummell Children Online Talk @EHKenwoo...
20/11/2020

Next Online Talk Tuesday | Pop-Up Cafes and Christmas trees
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Tues 24/11 11am: the Brummell Children Online Talk @EHKenwood #reynolds #gainsborough
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Enjoy #lockdown2 with #art #20thcenturyart @MuseumandArt and #openingupthesoane @SoaneMuseum
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#Christmastrees at #kenwoodhouse @pinesandneedles #coffee #tea @CityCorpHeath
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#portraitminiatures talk now on our YouTube channel #18thcentury #georgianart #curator
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#sunset #sky #kenwoodhousehampsteadheath #sargent @englishheritage #reopeningsoon #liveinhope #autumncolors

Spotted having a forage up a hill on #hampsteadheath #greyday #nicesurprise #northlondon #walk #kenwoodhouse #teatime
18/11/2020

Spotted having a forage up a hill on #hampsteadheath #greyday #nicesurprise #northlondon #walk #kenwoodhouse #teatime

FOK lecture this Sunday 11am | Our weekly update - 15 Nov lecture Angela Cox:The #jacobean family portrait of Sir Thos L...
13/11/2020

FOK lecture this Sunday 11am | Our weekly update - 15 Nov lecture Angela Cox:The #jacobean family portrait of Sir Thos Lucy. See our Twitter feed and www.friendsofkenwood.org.uk for more info.
Check out @EnglishHeritage photos @Guardian. #hampsteadheath calendar on sale @HeathHands @MattMaranPhoto @CityCorpHeath #colhampsteadheath #englishheritage #coffee @EHKenwood
#hamandhigh #kenwoodhousehampsteadheath #kenwoodhouse #lovetheheath #seizetheheath #heathhands #gingko #views #portraits #lecture

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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