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a very long ornate gallery space in an old building. The wallpaper is green and there are lots of portraits on the wall.

Behind the Picture Gallery at Temple Newsam

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Get to know the history behind the impressive Picture Gallery at Temple Newsam.
A satirical cartoon showing a doctor innoculating patients.

Smallpox and Temple Newsam

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Discover the history of smallpox in this blog from Josh Turner, including how one unlucky Viscount of Temple Newsam contracted it in the 1700s.
A man dressed in a kilt and a bearskin hat is playing the bagpipes on the terrace at Temple Newsam. It is dark but the sun is beginning to rise.

Armistice & After: a creative commemoration programme in Leeds

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Read about the success of our Armistice & After programme, which involved local communities and volunteers.
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Sandford Awards for Heritage Education

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Leeds City Museum, Temple Newsam House, Abbey House Museum and Kirkstall Abbey all gained the 5 year Sandford Award for Heritage Education.
Two boys stand against a backdrop of a Tudor Hall. Darnley is on the right and much older, and places a hand on his younger brother Charles.

Lord Darnley: On the 450th Anniversary of his Murder

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Megan Jones explores the life of Lord Darnley – who was born at our very own Temple Newsam - on the 450th anniversary of his murder.