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The Garden Rooms at Tennants

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The Auction House Harmby Rd
Leyburn, North Yorkshire DL8 5SG United Kingdom
01969 621146 tennantsgardenrooms.com

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October 2019

The Arts Society Wensleydale: Grinling Gibbons Carver to the Crown

October 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Garden Rooms at Tennants, The Auction House Harmby Rd
Leyburn, North Yorkshire DL8 5SG United Kingdom
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Architectural Historian Caroline Knight’s lecture explores the work and life of the famous wood carver Grinling Gibbons (1648 -1721) in the first lecture of The Arts Society Wensleydale’s new season, at Tennants Garden Rooms, Leyburn on 8th October from 2-3pm. Gibbons virtuoso style of limewood carving was well suited to the Baroque interiors of the time. His consummate skill in intricate decorative carving has never been surpassed and embellishes Windsor Castle, Hampton Court, and Kensington Palace, as well as churches…

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Designer Makers Market

October 25 @ 10:00 am - October 26 @ 4:00 pm
The Garden Rooms at Tennants, The Auction House Harmby Rd
Leyburn, North Yorkshire DL8 5SG United Kingdom
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'Unique handcrafted goods, direct from the maker' A two day event, spread over two floors, showcasing some of the best designers, artists and craftspeople from around the region. Watch demonstrations & take part in 'have-a-go' sessions for all ages. Admission is free but a donation for Herriot Hospice Homecare would be gratefully received. For more information and a list of stallholders go to www.designermakersmarket.co.uk  

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November 2019

The Arts Society Wensleydale: Hidden Canvases- Street Art & The City

November 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Garden Rooms at Tennants, The Auction House Harmby Rd
Leyburn, North Yorkshire DL8 5SG United Kingdom
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In the second lecture of The Arts Society Wensleydale’s new season, at Tennant’s Garden Rooms Leyburn, on 12th November from 2-3pm, Doug Gillen explores the key stages in the development of street art. He examines the different elements and styles that comprise un-commissioned public art: the scene with no rules. Doug is heavily involved in documenting this genre in London and abroad, through his project Fifth Wall TV, and can offer a genuine insight into this world. He argues that…

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December 2019

The Arts Society Wensleydale: Foreigners in London 1520-1677- artists who changed the course of British Art

December 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Garden Rooms at Tennants, The Auction House Harmby Rd
Leyburn, North Yorkshire DL8 5SG United Kingdom
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Lesley Primo, an expert on Renaissance art, examines the influence of foreign painters on British art during the 16th and 17th centuries and their enduring impact on the British School of Painting at Tennants Garden Rooms, Leyburn on 10th December from 2-3pm. In this lecture for The Arts Society Wensleydale he asks why foreigner painters were preferred by the aristocracy in London to native-born English painters, why did they come in the first place and what was their impact on…

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