Featured

Poppy Wingate: Temple Newsam’s Golfing Pioneer

, ,
Poppy Wingate was England’s first professional woman golfer, and she began her career right here at Temple Newsam.

The Greener Museum: A Case Study For Sustainably Redisplaying A Museum Gallery

, , ,
Curator Clare Brown explains how we tried to make the Life On Earth gallery as planet-friendly as possible.
A black and white photograph of tall buildings in Victorian Leeds

Football Works

, , ,
Curator Lucy Moore examines one leaflet from our social history collection and reveals a little known corner of Leeds’ sporting past.
A case in the Life on Earth gallery with taxidermy animals including a jaguar and a peccary.

The Greener Museum: A Case Study for Environmental Messaging in Museums

, , ,
Curator Clare Brown talks through new approaches to climate change messaging in the revamped Life On Earth Gallery.

A Tale of Two Widowhoods

, , ,
Discover the stories of two women born 170 years apart who both left their mark on Temple Newsam House.
An oil painting portrait of Lord Darnley and Mary Queen of Scots. Mary is wearing black and has her hand on Darnley's arm. Darnley is wearing red, and has red hair under his cap and feather.

Lord Darnley’s Sexuality

, ,
Unpick what we know about Lord Darnley's sexuality - the infamous resident of Temple Newsam.