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.

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#otd 14 August 1784 Nathaniel Hone died in #london. He painted this #portraitminiature of a young woman in 1756, now at ...
14/08/2021

#otd 14 August 1784 Nathaniel Hone died in #london. He painted this #portraitminiature of a young woman in 1756, now at #kenwoodhouselondon #drapercollection
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#eighteenthcentury #portraitpainter #foundermember #royalacademylondon @royalacademyarts #societyofartists #joshuareynolds #angelicakauffman ‘The Conjuror’ @nationalgalleryofireland
#georgianart #irishartist #dutchartist #englishartist #kenwoodhouse #summerdayout #iveaghbequest #kenwoodbookshop #kenwoodvolunteers #unknownwoman #eighteenthcenturywomen

#otd 14 August 1784 Nathaniel Hone died in #london. He painted this #portraitminiature of a young woman in 1756, now at #kenwoodhouselondon #drapercollection
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#eighteenthcentury #portraitpainter #foundermember #royalacademylondon @royalacademyarts #societyofartists #joshuareynolds #angelicakauffman ‘The Conjuror’ @nationalgalleryofireland
#georgianart #irishartist #dutchartist #englishartist #kenwoodhouse #summerdayout #iveaghbequest #kenwoodbookshop #kenwoodvolunteers #unknownwoman #eighteenthcenturywomen

#hampsteadlane closed. Thought was due to @heritageliveconcerts setup @EHKenwood but NO! It’s @officialthameswater essen...
13/08/2021

#hampsteadlane closed. Thought was due to @heritageliveconcerts setup @EHKenwood but NO! It’s @officialthameswater essential work top of #highgatevillage @highgatelondon by @upstairsatthegatehouse #thameswater #highgate #hampstead #kenwoodhouselondon So you can access Kenwood House from the west. #summerevents #kenwoodhouse #hampsteadheath
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#roadclosure #waterproblems

#hampsteadlane closed. Thought was due to @heritageliveconcerts setup @EHKenwood but NO! It’s @officialthameswater essential work top of #highgatevillage @highgatelondon by @upstairsatthegatehouse #thameswater #highgate #hampstead #kenwoodhouselondon So you can access Kenwood House from the west. #summerevents #kenwoodhouse #hampsteadheath
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#roadclosure #waterproblems

#macbeth #thescottishplay @thelordchamberlainsmen #kenwoodhousehampsteadheath Sunday 15 August Sold out! Check #thelordc...
12/08/2021

#macbeth #thescottishplay @thelordchamberlainsmen #kenwoodhousehampsteadheath Sunday 15 August
Sold out! Check #thelordchamberlainsmen website for returns
#londonlife #londonparks #hampsteadheath

#onthisday 10 August 1662 Charles Boit was born in #stockholm . He painted this #portraitminiature of James FitzJames, D...
10/08/2021

#onthisday 10 August 1662 Charles Boit was born in #stockholm . He painted this #portraitminiature of James FitzJames, Duke of Berwick now at #kenwoodhouse #drapercollection
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#18thcentury #goldsmith #enamellist #enamelpainter #huguenot #gothenburg #holland #düsseldorf #vienna #england worked with #michaeldahl #hanshysing #quiteacharacter #academieroyaledepeintureetdesculpture #paris

#onthisday 10 August 1662 Charles Boit was born in #stockholm . He painted this #portraitminiature of James FitzJames, Duke of Berwick now at #kenwoodhouse #drapercollection
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#18thcentury #goldsmith #enamellist #enamelpainter #huguenot #gothenburg #holland #düsseldorf #vienna #england worked with #michaeldahl #hanshysing #quiteacharacter #academieroyaledepeintureetdesculpture #paris

#onthisday 8 August 1646 Sir Godfrey Kneller was born in #lübeck . He painted this portrait of Catharine Sedley, later C...
08/08/2021

#onthisday 8 August 1646 Sir Godfrey Kneller was born in #lübeck . He painted this portrait of Catharine Sedley, later Countess of Dorchester in 1684, now at #kenwoodhouse #london #suffolkcollection
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Catharine was Maid of Honour to #maryofmodena and mistress of the Duke of York. #godfreykneller pupil of #ferdinandbol and #rembrandt worked in #italy and #hamburg before #england #twickenham #hamptoncourtbeauties #courtpainter #bluedress #chemise #spirited #wit
More #kneller #portraits at #kenwoodhousehampsteadheath

#onthisday 8 August 1646 Sir Godfrey Kneller was born in #lübeck . He painted this portrait of Catharine Sedley, later Countess of Dorchester in 1684, now at #kenwoodhouse #london #suffolkcollection
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Catharine was Maid of Honour to #maryofmodena and mistress of the Duke of York. #godfreykneller pupil of #ferdinandbol and #rembrandt worked in #italy and #hamburg before #england #twickenham #hamptoncourtbeauties #courtpainter #bluedress #chemise #spirited #wit
More #kneller #portraits at #kenwoodhousehampsteadheath

Grey #summerday at #kenwoodhouse #hampsteadheath .#portugueselaurel pruning to get it off the path and reduce height so ...
07/08/2021

Grey #summerday at #kenwoodhouse #hampsteadheath
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#portugueselaurel pruning to get it off the path and reduce height so it’s like the shrubs on the other side of the steps down to #kenwoodbookshop #prettycottage #summerplanting #sunflower
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#visitlondon #northlondon #londonparks #heathhands #freshair
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If you’re interested in #volunteering at #kenwoodhousehampsteadheath contact @englishheritage at Kenwood. Link on @friendsofkenwood website

#otd 2 August 1788 Thomas Gainsborough died in #kew #london . He painted Mary, Countess Howe c1764 and ‘Going to Market’...
02/08/2021

#otd 2 August 1788 Thomas Gainsborough died in #kew #london . He painted Mary, Countess Howe c1764 and ‘Going to Market’ c1768-71, both now at #kenwoodhouse #london
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Edward Cecil Guinness bought both #paintings in #summer 1888 from #agnewsgallery #iveaghbequest
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To learn more about both paintings, #kenwoodhouselondon and #thomasgainsborough go to our YouTube channel for a 30-minute talk. Link in bio.
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#gainsborough #eighteenthcentury #portraiture #landscapepainting #bath #suffolk #gainsboroughshouse #sudbury #silk #shoebuckles #italianbonnet #pearlnecklace #fulllengthportrait #thatchedcottage #sheep #nostalgia #agrarianreform #enclosures #countryside @gainsboroughshouse @agnewsgallery @kenwoodbookshop #kenwoodvolunteers @friendsofkenwood

#onthisday 27 July 1923 Eugène Dodeigne was born near #liege . He sculpted ‘Flamme’ in 1983 now at #kenwoodhousehampstea...
27/07/2021

#onthisday 27 July 1923 Eugène Dodeigne was born near #liege . He sculpted ‘Flamme’ in 1983 now at #kenwoodhousehampsteadheath . This is the only #sculpture by #dodeigne in a public collection in the UK.
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#stonecutter #monumental #tourcoing #tuileriesgardens #paris #belgianbluestone #pierredesoignies #quarry #spring #snow #kenwoodhouse #englishheritage #hampsteadheath #heathhands #northlondon

#otd 26 July 1831 Richard Corbould died in #highgate #london . He painted this classical landscape in 1788, which now ha...
26/07/2021

#otd 26 July 1831 Richard Corbould died in #highgate #london . He painted this classical landscape in 1788, which now hangs in #kenwoodhouse .
#iveaghbequest #classicallandscapepainting #lake #illustrator of books #versatileartist #miniaturepainting #portraitpainter lived in #holloway #localboy

#otd 26 July 1831 Richard Corbould died in #highgate #london . He painted this classical landscape in 1788, which now hangs in #kenwoodhouse .
#iveaghbequest #classicallandscapepainting #lake #illustrator of books #versatileartist #miniaturepainting #portraitpainter lived in #holloway #localboy

#onthisday 25 July 1736 Jean-Baptiste Pater died. He painted this Fête Galante c1730, now at #kenwoodhouse #london.#fren...
25/07/2021

#onthisday 25 July 1736 Jean-Baptiste Pater died. He painted this Fête Galante c1730, now at #kenwoodhouse #london
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#frenchrococo #fetegalante #watteau #lancret #fetechampetre #theatricalsetting #courtiers #pastorallandscape #latesummer #wallacecollection #rococo #iveaghbequest

#onthisday 25 July 1736 Jean-Baptiste Pater died. He painted this Fête Galante c1730, now at #kenwoodhouse #london
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#frenchrococo #fetegalante #watteau #lancret #fetechampetre #theatricalsetting #courtiers #pastorallandscape #latesummer #wallacecollection #rococo #iveaghbequest

#rainorshine #kenwoodhouse Dairy open this Sunday 25/7, 12noon-4pm. It’s free to visit, no pre-booking needed. #kenwoodh...
24/07/2021

#rainorshine #kenwoodhouse Dairy open this Sunday 25/7, 12noon-4pm. It’s free to visit, no pre-booking needed. #kenwoodhousehampsteadheath #hampsteadheath . Check out the beautiful #kitchengarden while you’re there (other side of the house). And the #bookshop .
@heath_hands @hampstead_heath_life @visithampstead @seizetheheath @hampstead_nw3 @heath_hampstead_society @highgatesociety #highgate #hampstead #londonlife #londonparks #dairy #butter #cream #dairymilk #cows #lateeighteenthcentury #kenwoodvolunteers #kenwoodbookshop #heathhands

#rainorshine #kenwoodhouse Dairy open this Sunday 25/7, 12noon-4pm. It’s free to visit, no pre-booking needed. #kenwoodhousehampsteadheath #hampsteadheath . Check out the beautiful #kitchengarden while you’re there (other side of the house). And the #bookshop .
@heath_hands @hampstead_heath_life @visithampstead @seizetheheath @hampstead_nw3 @heath_hampstead_society @highgatesociety #highgate #hampstead #londonlife #londonparks #dairy #butter #cream #dairymilk #cows #lateeighteenthcentury #kenwoodvolunteers #kenwoodbookshop #heathhands

@thelunacinema #thelunacinema at #kenwoodhouse Thursday-Sunday. Just the best evening out! #london #londonparks #hampste...
20/07/2021

@thelunacinema #thelunacinema at #kenwoodhouse Thursday-Sunday. Just the best evening out! #london #londonparks #hampsteadheath #kenwoodhousehampsteadheath

@thelunacinema #thelunacinema at #kenwoodhouse Thursday-Sunday. Just the best evening out! #london #londonparks #hampsteadheath #kenwoodhousehampsteadheath

#otd 18 July 1659 Hyacinthe Rigaud was born in #perpignan He painted this portrait of Louis, duc de Bourgogne in 1702-3,...
18/07/2021

#otd 18 July 1659 Hyacinthe Rigaud was born in #perpignan He painted this portrait of Louis, duc de Bourgogne in 1702-3, now at #kenwoodhouse #london
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It featured in the recent #exhibition at #versailles @chateauversailles 19 May - 13 June 2021, #hyacintherigaudouleportraitsoleil, the first major monographic exhibition dedicated to #rigaud which finally was able to open despite the #pandemic
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It was one of the last paintings bought by Edward Cecil Guinness in 1895 (as Portrait of the Dauphin)
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#portraitpainter #louisxiv #louisxv #louvre #frenchbaroque #catalan #prodigiousartist had a #stutter #quietman

#otd 18 July 1659 Hyacinthe Rigaud was born in #perpignan He painted this portrait of Louis, duc de Bourgogne in 1702-3, now at #kenwoodhouse #london
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It featured in the recent #exhibition at #versailles @chateauversailles 19 May - 13 June 2021, #hyacintherigaudouleportraitsoleil, the first major monographic exhibition dedicated to #rigaud which finally was able to open despite the #pandemic
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It was one of the last paintings bought by Edward Cecil Guinness in 1895 (as Portrait of the Dauphin)
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#portraitpainter #louisxiv #louisxv #louvre #frenchbaroque #catalan #prodigiousartist had a #stutter #quietman

#flashback …This week one year ago: #kenwoodhousehampsteadheath wasn’t always crowded! But the #coffeequeue was never sh...
16/07/2021

#flashback …This week one year ago: #kenwoodhousehampsteadheath wasn’t always crowded! But the #coffeequeue was never short.
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Lifting of restrictions | Current situation at Kenwood - see our Twitter feed and www.friendsofkenwood.org.uk for more info.
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This is our final email before the summer break. No final news yet on changes after 19 July. Café chairs & tables will all be back out! Keep cups accepted. Old Kitchen will be open.
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Check out Summer events at #kenwoodhouse
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@thelunacinema next week
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@thelordchamberlainsmen on 15 August it’s #macbeth
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@heritagelivegce 19-22 August
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@financialtimes #festival at Kenwood 4 September

Friends of Kenwood news | Waiting for 19 July. For more info check our Twitter feed and www.friendsofkenwood.org.uk Spot...
09/07/2021

Friends of Kenwood news | Waiting for 19 July. For more info check our Twitter feed and www.friendsofkenwood.org.uk
Spot a flash of #redandwhite at #kenwoodhousehampsteadheath #england .
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Book your tickets for Kenwood summer events
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@thelunacinema 22-25/7
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Macbeth 15/8 @thelordchamberlainsmen
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Concerts 19-22/8 @heritagelivegce
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@colhampsteadheath @lauderdalehouse @heath_hands @hideawaycinema
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#outdoorentertainment #theatreisback #livemusic #openaircinema #openairtheatre #lockdowneasing

Friends of Kenwood news | Waiting for 19 July. For more info check our Twitter feed and www.friendsofkenwood.org.uk
Spot a flash of #redandwhite at #kenwoodhousehampsteadheath #england .
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Book your tickets for Kenwood summer events
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@thelunacinema 22-25/7
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Macbeth 15/8 @thelordchamberlainsmen
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Concerts 19-22/8 @heritagelivegce
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@colhampsteadheath @lauderdalehouse @heath_hands @hideawaycinema
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#outdoorentertainment #theatreisback #livemusic #openaircinema #openairtheatre #lockdowneasing

#otd 7 July 1606 William Larkin was made a Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Painter-Stainers. Previously only identi...
07/07/2021

#otd 7 July 1606 William Larkin was made a Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Painter-Stainers. Previously only identified as the Curtain Master, he painted this portrait of Richard Sackville, 3rd Earl of Dorset, now at #kenwoodhouselondon in the #suffolkcollection in 1613.
#worshipfulcompanyofpainterstainers #lavishwardrobe #shoerosettes #extravagant parties

#otd 7 July 1606 William Larkin was made a Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Painter-Stainers. Previously only identified as the Curtain Master, he painted this portrait of Richard Sackville, 3rd Earl of Dorset, now at #kenwoodhouselondon in the #suffolkcollection in 1613.
#worshipfulcompanyofpainterstainers #lavishwardrobe #shoerosettes #extravagant parties

#bee #foxgloves #henrymooresculpture #biodiversity #noticeboard #limeavenue #kenwoodestate .Friends of Kenwood weekly ne...
03/07/2021

#bee #foxgloves #henrymooresculpture #biodiversity #noticeboard #limeavenue #kenwoodestate
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Friends of Kenwood weekly news | Bookshop now open Thurs-Sun 11-3pm.
First floor of #kenwoodhouselondon now open. Go to our Twitter feed or www.friendsofkenwood.org.uk for more info. #kenwoodvolunteers 👏👏👏#kenwoodbookshop 👏👏👏
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Lots happening locally #hampsteadheath @colhampsteadheath #Heath150 @heath_hampstead_society @heath_hands @hampsteadsummerfestival @hampstead_nw3
@promsatstjudes @lauderdalehouse #pinkplaques @highgatefestival book your tickets for #kenwoodhousehampsteadheath @thelunacinema 3rd week of July
@heritageliveconcerts start 19 August
@thelordchamberlainsmen play #macbeth at #kenwoodhouse 15 August

#onthisday 28 June 1810 Hendrik Frans de Cort died in #london . This painting of Charlton Park from the North West 1790-...
28/06/2021

#onthisday 28 June 1810 Hendrik Frans de Cort died in #london . This painting of Charlton Park from the North West 1790-1810 is attributed to him and is now in the #suffolkcollection at #kenwoodhouse
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Born in #antwerp worked in #netherlands #paris #england #wales #landscapepainting #classicallandscape #gasparddughet influence #18thcentury #landscapedrawing #castles #countryhouses #cathedrals @britishmuseum @ashmoleanmuseum @plantinmoretus @englishheritage #visitengland #visitlondon #kenwoodbookshop #kenwoodvolunteers @kenwoodbookshop #charltonparkestate @charltonparkestate

#onthisday 28 June 1810 Hendrik Frans de Cort died in #london . This painting of Charlton Park from the North West 1790-1810 is attributed to him and is now in the #suffolkcollection at #kenwoodhouse
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Born in #antwerp worked in #netherlands #paris #england #wales #landscapepainting #classicallandscape #gasparddughet influence #18thcentury #landscapedrawing #castles #countryhouses #cathedrals @britishmuseum @ashmoleanmuseum @plantinmoretus @englishheritage #visitengland #visitlondon #kenwoodbookshop #kenwoodvolunteers @kenwoodbookshop #charltonparkestate @charltonparkestate

#lightattheendofthetunnel☀️ #friendsofkenwood and #kenwoodhouse weekly news is here! For more info go to our Twitter fee...
26/06/2021

#lightattheendofthetunnel☀️ #friendsofkenwood and #kenwoodhouse weekly news is here! For more info go to our Twitter feed and www.friendsofkenwood.org.uk
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@kenwood_house_hampstead_heath #kenwoodhousehampsteadheath is open! 1st floor with #suffolkcollection opens 30 June.
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#kenwoodbookshop to open 4 days a week from 1 July #agoodread #artbooks #historybooks #novels
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#heath150 @colhampsteadheath events this week @heath_hands @heath_hampstead_society
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@promsatstjudes begins
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@highgatefestival last few days
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Check out #hampsteadsummerfestival this weekend and next #keatshouse #keats #hampsteadheath #hampstead #southendgreen
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Read @friendsofkenwood weekly news for more info on @camdenartcentre #exhibition #walterprice #olgabalema #camdenartcentre

#otd 24 June 1616 Ferdinand Bol was born in #dordrecht . He painted this portrait of an Unknown Woman c1644 and Portrait...
24/06/2021

#otd 24 June 1616 Ferdinand Bol was born in #dordrecht . He painted this portrait of an Unknown Woman c1644 and Portrait of a Man as Aeneas at the Hunt 1647, both at #kenwoodhouse #london.
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Edward Cecil Guinness bought Unknown Woman believing it to be by #rembrandt his master. #iveagh bequest
#portraitofaman is in the
#Suffolk collection #kenwoodhousehampsteadheath
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#17thcentury #oldmasterpaintings #dutchgoldenage #aeneas #amsterdam #museumvanloon #cuyp #abrahamblomaert #utrecht #godfreykneller #staycationuk #visitlondon #hampsteadheath

#onthisday 19 June 1821 Thomas Hazlehurst was buried in #liverpool #toxteth exact age unknown. He painted this #portrait...
19/06/2021

#onthisday 19 June 1821 Thomas Hazlehurst was buried in #liverpool #toxteth exact age unknown. He painted this #portraitminiature of Miss K Blackburn now at #kenwoodhouselondon #drapercollection #18thcentury #fashion #liverpoolacademyofarts #diedinpoverty #miniatureportraits #britishportraitminiature #portraitpainter possibly a pupil of #joshuareynolds

#onthisday 19 June 1821 Thomas Hazlehurst was buried in #liverpool #toxteth exact age unknown. He painted this #portraitminiature of Miss K Blackburn now at #kenwoodhouselondon #drapercollection #18thcentury #fashion #liverpoolacademyofarts #diedinpoverty #miniatureportraits #britishportraitminiature #portraitpainter possibly a pupil of #joshuareynolds

Can you see the #bee #cornuskousa #breakfastbaps after a #goodwalk @kenwood_house_hampstead_heath @kenwoodbookshop .Lect...
18/06/2021

Can you see the #bee #cornuskousa #breakfastbaps after a #goodwalk @kenwood_house_hampstead_heath @kenwoodbookshop .
Lecture on The Good Sharps by Hester Grant, Sunday 11am #zoffany #granvillesharp #philanthropy #18thcentury
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For more info check our Twitter feed and www.friendsofkenwood.org.uk
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Changes to outdoor events timetable @heritageliveconcerts at #kenwoodhouselondon : June concerts postponed to August
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Don’t forget #highgatefestival2021 19 -27 June @highgatefestival
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#promsatstjudes 26 June - 4 July @promsatstjudes
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#heath150 exhibition starts next week near #hampsteadheathoverground

Heritage Live | Home looks like @EHKenwood events have been switched to 19-22 August following #covid19 #lockdownextensi...
15/06/2021

Heritage Live | Home looks like @EHKenwood events have been switched to 19-22 August following #covid19 #lockdownextension announcement on 14 June @heritageliveconcerts @colhampsteadheath @englishheritage

Heritage Live | Home looks like @EHKenwood events have been switched to 19-22 August following #covid19 #lockdownextension announcement on 14 June @heritageliveconcerts @colhampsteadheath @englishheritage

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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