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.

2/2Worth reading this from ⁦‪@thetimes‬⁩ about new Aubrey Beardsley show ⁦‪@Tate‬⁩ The curator Caroline Corbeau Parsons ...
23/02/2020

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Worth reading this from ⁦‪@thetimes‬⁩ about new Aubrey Beardsley show ⁦‪@Tate‬⁩ The curator Caroline Corbeau Parsons will give next ⁦‪@FriendsKenwood‬⁩ lecture ⁦‪@EHKenwood‬⁩ 22 March 11am. Members free, NON-MEMBERS £10 ⁦‪⁦‪@HamandHigh‬⁩ ⁦‪@NewJournal‬⁩ @englishheritage @hotelcaferoyal #hotelcaferoyal #gagosian #victorians #oscarwilde

Worth reading this from ⁦‪@thetimes‬⁩ about new Aubrey Beardsley show ⁦‪@Tate‬⁩ The curator Caroline Corbeau Parsons wil...
23/02/2020

Worth reading this from ⁦‪@thetimes‬⁩ about new Aubrey Beardsley show ⁦‪@Tate‬⁩ The curator Caroline Corbeau Parsons will give next ⁦‪@FriendsKenwood‬⁩ lecture ⁦‪@EHKenwood‬⁩ 22 March 11am. Members free, NON-MEMBERS £10 ⁦‪⁦‪@HamandHigh‬⁩ ⁦‪@NewJournal‬⁩ @englishheritage @hotelcaferoyal #hotelcaferoyal #gagosian #victorians #oscarwilde

Catharine Wells, spearheader of more Blue Plaques for Highgate, the area is absolutely full of famous women who aren’t y...
22/02/2020

Catharine Wells, spearheader of more Blue Plaques for Highgate, the area is absolutely full of famous women who aren’t yet recognised!
All part of Heritage Day @lauderdalehouse this weekend #lauderdalehouse #waterlowpark #hampsteadheath #kenwoodhouse @kenwood_house @kenwoodbookshop @englishheritage @blueplaqueslondon @ Lauderdale House

18.2.20 17:15 -18:30 The Many Faces of Tudor England: Diversity Aboard the Mary Rose - Dr Alex Hildred ⁦‪@MaryRoseMuseum...
15/02/2020

18.2.20 17:15 -18:30 The Many Faces of Tudor England: Diversity Aboard the Mary Rose - Dr Alex Hildred ⁦‪@MaryRoseMuseum‬⁩ on the people who served on #maryrose ⁦‪@SenateHouseLib‬⁩ Wolfson Room NB01 ⁦‪@RMGreenwich‬⁩ #SeaSem ⁦‪@PGriffiths_PHP‬⁩ The Tudors #globalhist #tudors #shipwreck @thetudorsociety

Lovely story!
15/02/2020
Ham&High

Lovely story!

This was a heck of a find.

Kenwood House
15/02/2020

Kenwood House

⚠️ Please note that due to the forecasted adverse weather this weekend, Kenwood House, Estate and Car Park will be closed 15 - 16 February 2020. We apologise for any inconvenience. ⚠️

Storm Dennis: FOK Lecture Sunday CANCELLEDKenwood House & Estate will be closed on Saturday & Sunday, following Health &...
13/02/2020

Storm Dennis: FOK Lecture Sunday CANCELLED
Kenwood House & Estate will be closed on Saturday & Sunday, following Health & Safety advice. We apologise for the inconvenience. #metofficestorms @EHKenwood @CityCorpHeath @HamandHigh @EnglishHeritage @HeathHands

This fabulous little display finishes on 14 Feb - try and get to Kenwood House if you can! No other museum/art collectio...
11/02/2020
Kenwood House

This fabulous little display finishes on 14 Feb - try and get to Kenwood House if you can! No other museum/art collection in the country has done what Kenwood’s curators have to mark the 350th anniversary of the death of #Rembrandt #nofilter #newaudiences

Looking for something to listen to on your commute home?

Join our senior curator Wendy Monkhouse and discover the enduring appeal of Rembrandt's Self Portrait with Two Circles in the English Heritage podcast.

Boy with Rabbit by Henry Raeburn: gorgeous 18th C painting @kenwood_house on loan from @royalacademyarts while #kenwoodh...
25/01/2020

Boy with Rabbit by Henry Raeburn: gorgeous 18th C painting @kenwood_house on loan from @royalacademyarts while #kenwoodhouse two paintings by #angelikakauffmann feature in #dusseldorf @kunstpalast #exhibition 31.1.20 - 24.5.20 before returning to #london for @royalacademyarts turn 28.6.20 - 20.9.20 #visitlondon @timeoutlondon

19/01/2020
Camden Tour Guides Association

Camden Tour Guides Association

Do you love Kenwood House? Why not join the Friends of Kenwood to participate in their regular programme of talks, walks, lectures, private views and social events? Check Friendsofkenwood or have a look at their website: www.friedsofkenwood.org.uk

Nice ham and tomato sandwich at the Stewards Room today! There will be more pop-up stalls in the outdoor seating area ne...
08/01/2020

Nice ham and tomato sandwich at the Stewards Room today! There will be more pop-up stalls in the outdoor seating area near the Brew house cafe at the weekend, and the Old Kitchen is open for those who would like to shelter from whatever the weather! FOK members discount applies at Stewards Room but not at pop-up stalls.

The Brew House Café is currently closed for redesign and redecoration and will re-open in Spring 2020.

During this time, The Steward’s Room will remain open serving sandwiches, soups and hot drinks, with The Old Kitchen open temporarily for indoor seating, or try the new pop-up catering offer adjacent to The Brew House.

Find out more ➡️ https://eht.social/2CNLh4V

Next FOK Lecture, Kenwood café closure, Rembrandt #nofilter run extended - [Campaign URL] Lecture 12.1.20 Christopher Ri...
29/12/2019

Next FOK Lecture, Kenwood café closure, Rembrandt #nofilter run extended - [Campaign URL] Lecture 12.1.20 Christopher Riopelle on Gauguin.
Café closes 2.1.20 - spring 2020 - there will be some mobile catering on the estate to offer coffee, tea and snacks - hunt them out!
Small display on #Rembrandt @EHKenwood extended to 14.2.20 #nofilter
#KenwoodHouse @Searcys @EnglishHeritage

#purple #sunset @EHKenwood #KenwoodHouse @englishheritage #HampsteadHeath #Sunday #sundaywalk #festiveseason #winter #Lo...
29/12/2019

#purple #sunset @EHKenwood #KenwoodHouse @englishheritage #HampsteadHeath #Sunday #sundaywalk #festiveseason #winter #London #naturephotography #Londonskyline #KenwoodBookshop

Fame at last for Friends of Kenwood Christmas tree (But we didn’t know it was going to be in the Sunday Times! Sadly did...
22/12/2019

Fame at last for Friends of Kenwood Christmas tree
(But we didn’t know it was going to be in the Sunday Times! Sadly didn’t have anyone famous to stand in front of it for our own pic!!)
@friendsofkenwood
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@EHKenwood #kenwoodhouse @heritageliveconcerts @gilescooperentertainment #englishheritage #christmastree #pinesandneedles @pinesandneedles #hamandhigh #sundaytimes @sundaytimesculture

#kenwoodhouse @EHKenwood #christmastree is up! Thanks to everyone who helped, especially #KurtBarnes it’s a logistic exe...
04/12/2019

#kenwoodhouse @EHKenwood #christmastree is up! Thanks to everyone who helped, especially #KurtBarnes it’s a logistic exercise! #rembrandt #nofilter #winternights #pinesandneedles @pinesandneedles

Loads of really excellent books available for a relative snip! Go visit! Kenwood House #KenwoodBookshop @EnglishHeritage
04/12/2019

Loads of really excellent books available for a relative snip! Go visit! Kenwood House #KenwoodBookshop @EnglishHeritage

⭐️ Opening times: Wed & Thurs 12 - 4pm and Fri - Sun 10am - 4pm
We're extending the opening hours of Kenwood's beautiful secondhand bookshop for the run up to Christmas!
📖 We have some wonderful gift ideas displayed for you to browse.
More information ➡️ https://eht.social/2rkjLXk

Kenwood house @EHKenwood #KenwoodHouse closed for essential maintenance Monday 2/12 and Tuesday 3/12. Shops and cafes an...
02/12/2019

Kenwood house @EHKenwood #KenwoodHouse closed for essential maintenance Monday 2/12 and Tuesday 3/12. Shops and cafes and #Christmas tree sales point Pines and Needles #PinesandNeedles all open as usual.

⚠️ Just a reminder that Kenwood House will be closed on 2nd and 3rd December 2019 while we complete essential maintenance works. ⚠️

You can still enjoy The Brew House Cafe and our glorious garden. Why not make a start on your present shopping in our Christmas shop?

Kenwood House
29/11/2019

Kenwood House

⚠️ Please note that Kenwood House will be closed on 2nd and 3rd December 2019 while we complete essential maintenance works. The Brew House Cafe. garden and Christmas shop will remain open during this time. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. ⚠️

Kenwood House
29/11/2019

Kenwood House

⚠️ Please note that Kenwood House will be closed on 2nd and 3rd December 2019 while we complete essential maintenance works. The Brew House Cafe. garden and Christmas shop will remain open during this time. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. ⚠️

#blueskyday #HampsteadHeath #KenwoodHouse #autumn #nofilter @EHKenwood @CityCorpHeath @EnglishHeritage #visitlondon
29/11/2019

#blueskyday #HampsteadHeath #KenwoodHouse #autumn #nofilter @EHKenwood @CityCorpHeath @EnglishHeritage #visitlondon

Kenwood House
29/11/2019

Kenwood House

Kenwood House will be closed for essential maintenance on Monday 2nd and Tuesday 3rd December. We apologise for any inconvenience. The Brewhouse Restaurant, Stewards Room, car park, gates and grounds will be open as usual.

Kenwood House
29/11/2019

Kenwood House

Kenwood House will be closed for essential maintenance on Monday 2nd and Tuesday 3rd December. We apologise for any inconvenience. The Brewhouse Restaurant, Stewards Room, car park, gates and grounds will be open as usual.

Kenwood House
29/11/2019

Kenwood House

⚠️ Please note that Kenwood House will be closed on 2nd and 3rd December 2019 while we complete essential maintenance works. The Brew House Cafe. garden and Christmas shop will remain open during this time. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. ⚠️

The house @EHKenwood will be closed for 2 days for essential care and maintenance of the collection but the café Searcys...
28/11/2019

The house @EHKenwood will be closed for 2 days for essential care and maintenance of the collection but the café Searcys will be open as normal! Keep coming for #coffee ! #Rembrandt #nofilter English Heritage #autumn #visitlondon #HampsteadHeath

Kenwood House will be closed for essential maintenance on Monday 2nd and Tuesday 3rd December. We apologise for any inconvenience. The Brewhouse Restaurant, Stewards Room, car park, gates and grounds will be open as usual.

Old kitchen, Kenwood house 6.30 Thursday 28 Nov
28/11/2019

Old kitchen, Kenwood house 6.30 Thursday 28 Nov

Don’t forget to join us this evening (28th November) at 6.30pm – 8.30pm to hear more about our plans to improve the catering facilities at Kenwood House.

From a family cake recipe to a favourite sandwich filling, we want to hear from you. To RSVP or share your thoughts if you can’t attend, please email Kenwood, please email [email protected].

Find out more on our website ➡️ https://eht.social/2CNLh4V

Next FOK Lecture 17 Nov 11am Women Artists of WW2 - lecturer Magdalen Evans @mgd_ePic is Malvina Cheek : Your Gas Mask W...
14/11/2019

Next FOK Lecture 17 Nov 11am Women Artists of WW2 - lecturer Magdalen Evans @mgd_e
Pic is Malvina Cheek : Your Gas Mask Will Take Care of You.
Nearly 4,000 visitors to Rembrandt #nofilter @EHKenwood @EnglishHeritage check out EH podcast #29 @HamandHigh @KingsPlace @VimalaRowe @HICMF @PromsatStJudes

If you are interested in giving English Heritage your views, please come to the meeting on 28 November 18:30 - 20:30h
14/11/2019

If you are interested in giving English Heritage your views, please come to the meeting on 28 November 18:30 - 20:30h

The café at Kenwood House is changing and we want your help to get it right.

We’re excited to announce that a major redesign and redecoration will soon take place to improve our catering facilities at Kenwood House. As part of these plans, The Brew House Café,The Old Kitchen and The Steward's Room will close on 6 January 2020 and reopen refreshed in Spring 2020.

Join us on Thursday 28 November at 6.30pm – 8.30pm to hear more about our plans for the refurbishment and tell us your suggestions for how the current Café can be improved.

From a family scone recipe to a favourite sandwich filling, we want to hear from you. To RSVP or share your thoughts if you can’t attend, please email [email protected].

Find out more on our website ➡️ https://eht.social/2CNLh4V

#copperbeech @kenwood_house #dairy #autumn #londonparks @colhampsteadheath @englishheritage #KenwoodHouse #nofilter #rem...
07/11/2019

#copperbeech @kenwood_house #dairy #autumn #londonparks @colhampsteadheath @englishheritage #KenwoodHouse #nofilter #rembrandtnofilter

‪https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m0003zct ‬‪Today there is a sold out event @KingsPlace @simon_schama on #Rembrandt in...
04/11/2019

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m0003zct
‪Today there is a sold out event @KingsPlace @simon_schama on #Rembrandt introduced by Melvyn Bragg. If you couldn’t get a ticket, listen to BBC Front Row first 10 mins of ‬above link, #jennysaville on #rembrandt @gagosian @kenwood_house @englishheritage

Just three tickets left for this @kingsplacelondon on Monday night 4 Nov at 7.30pm .#kingsplace #Rembrandt @simon_schama...
02/11/2019

Just three tickets left for this @kingsplacelondon on Monday night 4 Nov at 7.30pm .
#kingsplace #Rembrandt @simon_schama #simonschama #rembrandt350 #nofilter @EHKenwood #rijksmuseum @rijksmuseum @dulwichgallery @englishheritage #KenwoodHouse #visitlondon #londonparks

Just brilliant! An inspired idea to encourage visitors to engage with the creative process involved in a self-portrait. ...
01/11/2019

Just brilliant! An inspired idea to encourage visitors to engage with the creative process involved in a self-portrait. Well done Kenwood House curators!

Looking for something to do this weekend?

Have a wander around our amazing art collection, including works by Vermeer, Turner and Gainsborough. 🎨

Don't forget to also take a selfie during your visit to be included in our Rembrandt anniversary display. ➡️ https://eht.social/2rkjLXk

‪Episode 29 - Rembrandt’s ultimate ‘selfie’ at Kenwood by English Heritage via #soundcloud https://soundcloud.com/englis...
25/10/2019
Episode 29 - Rembrandt’s ultimate ‘selfie’ at Kenwood

‪Episode 29 - Rembrandt’s ultimate ‘selfie’ at Kenwood by English Heritage via #soundcloud https://soundcloud.com/englishheritage/episode-29-rembrandts-ultimate-selfie-at-kenwood?utm_source=soundcloud&utm_campaign=wtshare&utm_medium=Twitter&utm_content=https%3A//soundcloud.com/englishheritage/episode-29-rembrandts-ultimate-selfie-at-kenwood @EHKenwood #Rembrandt #nofilter @DulwichGallery @britishmuseum @rijksmuseum @simon_schama @KingsPlace @AndrewGrahamDix @EnglishHeritage ‬
If you haven’t yet been to the new small exhibition at Kenwood House, Rembrandt #nofilter, it’s filling up fast! Runs 4 October - 12 January.

To mark the 350th anniversary of Rembrandt’s death a new exhibition has been launched at Kenwood, the London home of the Dutch artist’s most famous painting, Self-portrait with Two Circles. The exhibi

#autumn #kenwoodhouse #hampsteadheath #sunnytuesday #londonparks #visitlondon  #nofilter #rembrandt @kenwood_house @engl...
25/10/2019

#autumn #kenwoodhouse #hampsteadheath #sunnytuesday #londonparks #visitlondon #nofilter #rembrandt @kenwood_house @englishheritage

Costume & Textile Association
16/10/2019
Costume & Textile Association

Costume & Textile Association

Ephemeral textile art ‘Estate at Houghton', produced by artist Richard Woods in conjunction with Norwich University of the Arts’ students. There for a day ... gone forever, except as images.

#treeplanting on #hampsteadheath by @CityCorpHeath to celebrate 30 years of managing the Heath....  @highgatesociety @An...
13/10/2019

#treeplanting on #hampsteadheath by @CityCorpHeath to celebrate 30 years of managing the Heath.... @highgatesociety @AnneFairweather #HampsteadHeath #londonparks #KenwoodHouse @EHKenwood @thepondsfilm #RainyDay @ Hampstead Heath

Kenwood house at night, #nofilter Kenwood House
11/10/2019

Kenwood house at night, #nofilter Kenwood House

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09/10/2019
Friends_of_Kenwood

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09/10/2019
Kenwood House

Kenwood House

⚠️ Just a reminder that filming will be taking place at Kenwood House today (9/10/2019). The House will be open as usual, but some rooms may be closed for up to an hour whilst the filming takes place. We apologise for any inconvenience. ⚠️

Greatly looking forward to this: 17 November 11am Kenwood House ‘Women Artists of WW2’ with Magdalen Evans, @mgd_e
07/10/2019
Magdalen

Greatly looking forward to this: 17 November 11am Kenwood House ‘Women Artists of WW2’ with Magdalen Evans, @mgd_e

looking forward to visiting for this next month -

And while you’re there, go and see the new temporary display, ‘Rembrandt #nofilter’ on until 12 January 2020. It will en...
07/10/2019

And while you’re there, go and see the new temporary display, ‘Rembrandt #nofilter’ on until 12 January 2020. It will encourage visitors to contemplate the creation of the self-portrait and what it means by a digital interaction with Rembrandt’s late great self-portrait.

Happy World Architecture Day!

Celebrate with a visit to Kenwood and see one of the greatest interiors designed by 18th-century Scottish architect Robert Adam.

Did you know that he extended the house and designed many of the rooms? Find out more ➡️ https://eht.social/2ChgRYf

Great concept, 21st century audiences thinking about their self-portraits, take a leaf out of Rembrandt’s technique! #ot...
04/10/2019

Great concept, 21st century audiences thinking about their self-portraits, take a leaf out of Rembrandt’s technique! #otd #OnThisDay 350 years ago Rembrandt died @BBCNews @ReeceShearsmith @EHKenwood @rijksmuseum @NationalGallery @EnglishHeritage @britishmuseum @DulwichGallery (birdseye view photo courtesy Chris Carter)

Beautiful day at Kenwood House for HowTheLightGetsIn thought-provoking debates on current thinking, politics and philoso...
22/09/2019

Beautiful day at Kenwood House for HowTheLightGetsIn thought-provoking debates on current thinking, politics and philosophy

Lecture 22.9.19 reminder, Estate walk 9.10.19, Rembrandt events, Outdoor Events feedback meeting 16.9.19  mailchimp/4f79...
12/09/2019

Lecture 22.9.19 reminder, Estate walk 9.10.19, Rembrandt events, Outdoor Events feedback meeting 16.9.19 mailchimp/4f799aad06cb/l…
We need your help - take a selfie and send it to @EHKenwood! See 2nd item for details. Estate walk 9 Oct, 'Trees at #kenwoodhouse : A Neighbour's View' members free, non-members £5 #hampsteadheath @colhampsteadheath @englishheritage @kenwood_house #openhouseweekend #rembrandt #nofilter @kingsplacelondon #inconversation #melvynbragg #simonschama

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