Harewood House – Victoria
If you’re looking for some drama this Easter, then look no further than Harewood House. During the winter of 2015/2016, the house was lucky enough to be picked to be one of the main filming locations for the ITV drama Victoria.
As the series was a huge success, Harewood House are honouring the series by showcasing the elegant costumes from the show in their State Floor of the house, including the breath-taking Coronation Gown.
The exhibition will also provide access for a behind the scenes peek into what it was like filming in the famous Harewood House, and how its rooms were prepared and set up for shooting. For an interesting and exciting day this holiday, a visit to this spectacular exhibition will certainly not disappoint!
Cost: For a Freedom ticket that grants you access to the entire house, adults are £16.50 and children are £8.50.
Find out more about Harewood House here
Brontё Parsonage Museum – To Walk Invisible
Brontё Parsonage Museum is offering the exclusive chance to see the brilliant costumes from Sally Wainwright’s To Walk Invisible.
Tom Pye, the designer of the exquisite costumes, worked closely with academics and experts to carefully create each costume to perfectly represent each sister in their own way. To be able to truly appreciate the thorough and deeply specific detail that is in each costume can only be done in person, which is why this exhibition is truly magnificent.
Visitors are also given the chance to see a selection of props from the series, and a glimpse into the film making process. For a day rich with history and fun, Brontё Parsonage Museum is a great place to spend a day with the family this Easter.
Cost: Exhibition free with standard admission. Adults are £8.50 and children are £4.
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Keighley Worth Valley Railway – The Railway Children
Unbeknown to many, KWVR is home to the beloved and classic film, The Railway Children. Many of the iconic scenes were filmed in the gorgeous Yorkshire countryside, and included steam trains that are available to take a ride on today. This Easter is the perfect opportunity to visit the set of what can only be called a classic film filled with nostalgia.
Memorabilia and souvenirs of the film can be purchased at Keighley Worth Valley Railway’s gift shop, featuring three wonderful editions of the Making of the Railway Children books. The books give first-hand experience of the making of the films from the staff and volunteers that helped produce the motion picture over 40 years ago.
Join Keighley Worth Valley Railway this Easter to enjoy a day of reminiscing of the past, and making new memories with the family. Treat the little ones to a journey on a classic steam train and enlighten them on Britain’s fantastic locomotive history.
Cost: Fares differ depending on the train. For more information about fares visit the attraction page.
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