Talks, Tours & Events for Adults
Whether you're interested in art, history, fashion or ceramics and glass, we have a wide variety of talks, tours and workshops on offer!
Explore ... In-depth talks, tours and workshops. Look out for talks by special guests as well as Harris experts.
Specials - extend your knowledge of art or history with talks from academics, historians or artists, or celebrate auspicious dates/festivals at one of our takeover days.
Group Tours - We can also arrange an exclusive tour especially for your group for which there is a small charge. Please contact Steve Walker on 01772 906194 to find out more.
Saturday 10 September
Heritage Open Days
See a part of the Harris not usually open to the public. Visit the Egyptian balcony with its stunning views from the top of the building - or enjoy a virtual tour of its features. Discover the history of the building with an Architectural Gem Tour.
Building 10am - 5pm
Egyptian Balcony 1 - 3pm
Building 12 noon (10+)
Virtual Egyptian Balcony 1pm, 2pm (7+)
Do I need to book in advance? No booking required
Wednesday 21 September
Talk by Amanda Mason
Glass of wine or tea/coffee on arrival
Amanda Mason is the curator of the Imperial War Museum’s new exhibition Fashion on the Ration: 1940s Street Style, which includes a Horrockses dress on loan from the Harris.
Amanda will talk about how fashions changed in both World War I
(as seen in our current Style & Substance exhibition) and
World War II.