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In Pictures: Afternoon Tea in Welbeck Abbey's Sunken Garden

In Pictures: Afternoon Tea in Welbeck Abbey's Sunken Garden

17 June 2022

Guests had a glorious afternoon in Welbeck Abbey's Sunken Garden when for the first time, the Sunken Garden and Rose Corridor opened up for an exclusive charity event to raise funds for The Villages of Welbeck Association.

Welbeck Family Fun Walk

Welbeck Family Fun Walk

13 June 2022

Join the Women of Welbeck for a family fun walk around the private grounds of the Welbeck estate.

Welbeck Abbey Brewery on an award-winning roll

Welbeck Abbey Brewery on an award-winning roll

6 June 2022

Welbeck Abbey Brewery is delighted to announce that the revamp of its core range of beers has been a great success.

Celebrate Dad at Welbeck this upcoming Father's Day

Celebrate Dad at Welbeck this upcoming Father's Day

26 May 2022

This year, Father's Day in the UK is on Sunday 19 June 2022. With Father's Day just around the corner, start planning a special outing to Welbeck.

World Milk Day at Collingthwaite Farm

World Milk Day at Collingthwaite Farm

24 May 2022

World Milk Day is celebrated on June 1st every year. To commemorate the occasion we’re raising a glass of the white stuff and finding out a little more about what goes on behind the scenes at Collingthwaite Farm.

One year on -  Welbeck Kitchen Garden

One year on - Welbeck Kitchen Garden

18 May 2022

One year ago, Steve Wright took on the mammoth task of transforming Welbeck's Kitchen Garden.

Call for Participants - Charity Firewalk Challenge

Call for Participants - Charity Firewalk Challenge

16 May 2022

Have you got what it takes to take on the challenge of a firewalk?

Half-term activities at The Harley Gallery

Half-term activities at The Harley Gallery

14 May 2022

Children are invited to come along to The Harley Gallery during half-term and get involved in a creative workshop.

Tunnel Vision at The Harley Gallery

Tunnel Vision at The Harley Gallery

9 May 2022

Now open at The Harley Gallery, 'Tunnel Vision' - an exhibition that takes a closer look at the mysterious life of the 5th Duke of Portland.

Award-winning ales at Welbeck Abbey Brewery

Award-winning ales at Welbeck Abbey Brewery

6 May 2022

We are delighted to announce that Welbeck Abbey Brewery's new beers have won not one... not two... but THREE awards at the recent Farm Shop & Deli Show, held at the NEC in Birmingham.

Welbeck Farm Shop win Butcher's Shop of the Year 2022

Welbeck Farm Shop win Butcher's Shop of the Year 2022

29 April 2022

We are delighted to announce Welbeck Farm Shop has been crowned Midlands and East of England Butcher's Shop of the Year 2022.

Sculptures from everyday waste go on display at The Harley Gallery

Sculptures from everyday waste go on display at The Harley Gallery

27 April 2022

Harley Studio Artist Michelle Reader has created an installation of recycled sculptures from everyday waste.

Historic Food Courses with Ivan Day

Historic Food Courses with Ivan Day

25 April 2022

Food Historian Ivan Day is set to return to The School of Artisan Food later this year with a selection of historical food courses.  

Digging into Welbeck's garden history

Digging into Welbeck's garden history

23 April 2022

As the gardening season moves into full swing, we’ve delved through the archives to find out more about Welbeck's gardens...

Asparagus season arrives at Welbeck

Asparagus season arrives at Welbeck

21 April 2022

Asparagus season is now in full swing and it's the perfect time to tuck into Welbeck's estate-grown asparagus.

Coming up - Charity Plant & Craft Fayre

Coming up - Charity Plant & Craft Fayre

19 April 2022

Organised by our chosen Charity of the Year, The Villages of Welbeck Association. This Plant and Craft Fayre is to help raise funds to build a community car park at Cuckney Primary School.

Easter at Welbeck

Easter at Welbeck

6 April 2022

Planning on visiting Welbeck over Easter? Here are five things to do at Welbeck this spring:

Welbeck Abbey Brewery launch new craft beer range

Welbeck Abbey Brewery launch new craft beer range

30 March 2022

The team at Welbeck Abbey Brewery have been busy developing an exciting new range of distinguished brews inspired by tales from the Welbeck estate.  

Call for entries: The Harley Open Exhibition 2022

Call for entries: The Harley Open Exhibition 2022

29 March 2022

Artists are being invited to submit their work for the opportunity to be shown in The Harley Gallery, in Nottinghamshire.

Online Lecture - The Painter & The Patron

Online Lecture - The Painter & The Patron

14 March 2022

The Harley Gallery's online talks programme is delivered by different speakers each month and covers a wide range of topics from local history to contemporary art.

The Harley Gallery Art Trail  - NOW OPEN

The Harley Gallery Art Trail - NOW OPEN

10 March 2022

The Harley Gallery's NEW public art trail is now open.

Maker call out! Apply now for the Art Market at the Welbeck Winter Weekend

Maker call out! Apply now for the Art Market at the Welbeck Winter Weekend

7 March 2022

Plans are in the pipeline for the return of the Welbeck Winter Weekend and The Harley Gallery are now inviting submissions from artists and makers.

Charity Afternoon Tea in Welbeck Abbey's Sunken Garden

Charity Afternoon Tea in Welbeck Abbey's Sunken Garden

2 March 2022

Join us on Saturday 11 June 2022 for an exclusive opportunity to enjoy afternoon tea in the late 19th-century sunken garden and ornamental tunnel.

Welbeck Winter Weekend set to return in 2022

Welbeck Winter Weekend set to return in 2022

1 March 2022

Welbeck Winter Weekend is set to return this November and will take place within Welbeck’s Grand Victorian Hunting Stables.

Welbeck Farm Shop celebrates National Butchers' Week

Welbeck Farm Shop celebrates National Butchers' Week

28 February 2022

National Butchers’ Week is an annual event, which this year will run from 7th March to 13th March.

Interior design range inspired by Welbeck's landscape

Interior design range inspired by Welbeck's landscape

21 February 2022

From Welbeck to the World – a new exhibition at The Harley Gallery celebrates local artist Kyra Cane as her interiors collection goes global.

Now Open: New Exhibition 'Voyage of Discovery'

Now Open: New Exhibition 'Voyage of Discovery'

19 February 2022

Set sail on a 'Voyage of Discovery' as the fourth and final exhibition from the year-long Jerwood Collection residency opens at The Harley Gallery on Saturday 19th February.

Barbara Curtis Training Room Opens at The School of Artisan Food

Barbara Curtis Training Room Opens at The School of Artisan Food

11 February 2022

On Wednesday 9th February 2022, the Barbara Curtis Training Room was officially opened by the Lord Lieutenant of Nottinghamshire, Sir John Peace.

Welbeck Farm Shop shortlisted for Butchery of the Year Award

Welbeck Farm Shop shortlisted for Butchery of the Year Award

19 January 2022

We are delighted to announce the team at Welbeck Farm Shop have made it to the finals of the Butcher's Shop of the Year Awards 2022.

Lady Margaret Village Hall reopens after extensive refurbishment

Lady Margaret Village Hall reopens after extensive refurbishment

10 January 2022

Lady Margaret Hall on the Welbeck estate has reopened after an extensive refurbishment.

Villages of Welbeck Association revealed as Charity of the Year 2022

Villages of Welbeck Association revealed as Charity of the Year 2022

7 January 2022

This year, Welbeck Estates Company Limited is delighted to announce ‘The Villages of Welbeck Association’ has been selected as the 2022 Charity of the Year.

What's happening at The Harley Gallery in 2022

What's happening at The Harley Gallery in 2022

4 January 2022

Are you planning what you will be getting up to in 2022? The Harley Gallery has just announced an exciting new exhibition programme.

Miniature Macabre in The Portland Collection Museum

Miniature Macabre in The Portland Collection Museum

15 December 2021

A brand NEW collection of miniatures is now on display in the museum's octagon cabinets until May 2022.

Firewood and logs from Welbeck Woodyard

Firewood and logs from Welbeck Woodyard

6 December 2021

Turn up the heat and keep warm this winter with a stockpile of firewood delivered straight to your door.

Opening the archives on a Georgian Christmas at Welbeck

Opening the archives on a Georgian Christmas at Welbeck

29 November 2021

On Friday 17 December at 12noon, Derek Adlam, Curator Emeritus of The Portland Collection, will delight participants with a fascinating online discussion into a Georgian Christmas at Welbeck Abbey.

Cancelled - Welbeck Winter Weekend 2021

Cancelled - Welbeck Winter Weekend 2021

24 November 2021

The 2021 Welbeck Winter Weekend will not be taking place. Organisers decided earlier this year to cancel the arts and food event, which was due to take place 26 - 28 November.

Welbeck Farm Shop highly commended in national awards

Welbeck Farm Shop highly commended in national awards

15 November 2021

Congratulations to the team at Welbeck Farm Shop for receiving a highly commended accolade in the reader-voted awards at the 2021 Great British Food Awards.

The Harley Café shortlisted for FRA Café of the Year

The Harley Café shortlisted for FRA Café of the Year

10 November 2021

Finalists for the Farm Retail Awards 2022 have been confirmed, and we are delighted to announce The Harley Café is one of three finalists shortlisted for the Café of the Year.

Now Booking - Welbeck Abbey State Room Tours 2022

Now Booking - Welbeck Abbey State Room Tours 2022

5 November 2021

The Harley Gallery has announced that Welbeck Abbey will open its doors in 2022 with three blocks of tour dates, giving visitors the rare opportunity to step inside in Spring, Early and Late Summer.

Great British Game Week at Welbeck Farm Shop

Great British Game Week at Welbeck Farm Shop

30 October 2021

British Game Week takes place between 22-28 November and celebrates the country’s reputation for producing high-quality game meat. The week-long promotion is a celebration of wild game, be it rabbit, pheasant, partridge, or venison.

Coming soon: New exhibition 'Kindred Spirits'

Coming soon: New exhibition 'Kindred Spirits'

29 October 2021

The third exhibition from the year-long Jerwood Collection residency will open at The Harley Gallery on Saturday 20th November. 

Pop Up Christmas Markets at The Harley Gallery

Pop Up Christmas Markets at The Harley Gallery

26 October 2021

The Harley Gallery has gathered a stellar constellation of star makers to help you find the perfect gift this Christmas.

The Harley Open Studios event returns 26 - 28 November

The Harley Open Studios event returns 26 - 28 November

22 October 2021

The community of artists, makers and craftspeople in The Harley Studios are delighted to announce they plan to open up their studios to visitors, from Friday 26th until Sunday 28th November 2021.

The haunting truth of The Portland Collection's memorial jewellery

The haunting truth of The Portland Collection's memorial jewellery

11 October 2021

This Hallowe'en, Jane Wildgoose resurrects the memorial jewellery in The Portland Collection, from the pearl earring pulled from the executed head of King Charles I to the finely woven lace bracelets made from human hair.

Celebrating 15 years at Welbeck Farm Shop

Celebrating 15 years at Welbeck Farm Shop

24 September 2021

This October marks 15 years since Welbeck Farm Shop opened its doors. In honour of the occasion, we've caught up with General Manager Oliver Stubbins to discuss life behind the scenes, as well as hosting a special in-store celebration from Friday 15th - Sunday 17th October 2021.

Baking a difference

Baking a difference

20 September 2021

The team at The School of Artisan Food have shown their appreciation for Rhubarb Farm at Nether Langwith with a special donation of 100 bread rolls.

Hundreds join Bun Run at Welbeck

Hundreds join Bun Run at Welbeck

16 September 2021

More than 300 runners and walkers joined together for the first ever charity Bun Run at Welbeck last weekend.

Venison season begins

Venison season begins

14 September 2021

Eating regional, seasonal food with few food miles is the key to a sustainable diet. So as Britain’s prime venison season gets underway, we take a look at Welbeck estate’s very own venison…

Cuckney House set for transformation

Cuckney House set for transformation

31 August 2021

Work has begun on a major project to breathe new life into the 18th century Grade II listed Cuckney House on the Welbeck estate.

Lady Margaret Hall set to reopen this autumn

Lady Margaret Hall set to reopen this autumn

30 July 2021

The Lady Margaret Hall within the Welbeck estate will be unveiling a brand-new look at the end of September.

Story behind Welbeck Abbey's gardens revealed

Story behind Welbeck Abbey's gardens revealed

26 July 2021

A rare collection of early colour photographs will be used to reveal the story behind Welbeck Abbey’s gardens during an online talk hosted by The Harley Gallery on Friday (30th July).

North Notts BookBench Trail

North Notts BookBench Trail

18 June 2021

A colourfully designed bench that celebrates Welbeck’s Duchess of Newcastle, Margaret Cavendish, is now on display within the Courtyard at Welbeck.

Exhibition celebrates British coast, country and city

Exhibition celebrates British coast, country and city

17 June 2021

The Harley Gallery will take visitors on a journey of British coastlines, countryside and city later this summer, with an exhibition that explores the year of the staycation.

Food businesses shortlisted for national awards

Food businesses shortlisted for national awards

28 May 2021

Two food businesses based on the Welbeck estate have made it into the shortlist for this year's Great British Food Awards.

Community project tells epic story

Community project tells epic story

18 May 2021

A community art project that tells the stories of more than 400 individuals is now on show in The Harley Gallery at Welbeck.

Flagship environmental scheme set for Welbeck estate

Flagship environmental scheme set for Welbeck estate

5 May 2021

More than 27,000 trees are to be planted, starting this autumn, on land owned by the Welbeck estate at the former Creswell colliery site.

History of dining to be revealed in online talk

History of dining to be revealed in online talk

19 April 2021

Interested in discovering more about 18th century dining at Welbeck Abbey? Leading expert Philippa Glanville, OBE will be guest speaker at a free online event hosted by The Harley Gallery on 30th April.

Welbeck Farm Shop unveils new online shopping

Welbeck Farm Shop unveils new online shopping

6 April 2021

Shopping at Welbeck Farm Shop has just got easier!

Author to join Harley Gallery event

Author to join Harley Gallery event

30 March 2021

TV producer and now author, Jo Willett, will be joining an online event hosted by Welbeck's Harley Gallery this summer.

Farm shop online cook-along with Rosemary Shrager

Farm shop online cook-along with Rosemary Shrager

25 March 2021

Welbeck Farm Shop will be playing a behind-the-scenes role in chef Rosemary Shrager’s live cook-along over the Easter weekend.

Path improvements in progress

Path improvements in progress

17 March 2021

Work has been taking place to create a brand new footpath on the Welbeck estate that will link the Courtyard with Robin Hood Way.

New public art set for Welbeck

New public art set for Welbeck

5 March 2021

Two life-sized horse sculptures are to be installed outside The Harley Gallery at Welbeck as part of a new sculpture trail that will link contemporary art with Britain’s earliest cave art at Creswell Crags.

Exclusive tour of State Rooms announced

Exclusive tour of State Rooms announced

24 February 2021

An exclusive tour of Welbeck Abbey’s State Rooms followed by champagne and canapés in the Titchfield Library will take place on 25 September.

Talk to preview new Harley Gallery exhibition

Talk to preview new Harley Gallery exhibition

15 February 2021

Works of art by Barbara Hepworth, LS Lowry, Henry Moore, Elisabeth Frink and Walter Sickert will soon be on display at The Harley Gallery.

History of fine dining to be revealed in online talk

History of fine dining to be revealed in online talk

11 February 2021

Art historian and authority on the history of dining, Philippa Glanville OBE will be guest speaker at a special online event hosted by The Harley Gallery.

Staycation inspiration - inside Welbeck's holiday cottages

Staycation inspiration - inside Welbeck's holiday cottages

28 January 2021

Most of us are dreaming wistfully of places to escape once lockdown restrictions lift. Here on the Welbeck estate, the team is looking forward to welcoming holiday makers back as soon as it can.

How a love for baking led to a switch in careers

How a love for baking led to a switch in careers

22 January 2021

When last year's lockdown hit, it gave more people time to assess the bigger questions around life and jobs.

Online talks: The Portland Collection

Online talks: The Portland Collection

14 January 2021

Here's your chance to get an insight into the world of The Portland Collection museum from the comfort of your own home.

Acclaimed art collection set for The Harley Gallery

Acclaimed art collection set for The Harley Gallery

6 January 2021

Some positive news to look forward to in 2021! The celebrated Jerwood Collection will be making its way up north to The Harley Gallery for an exclusive exhibition to open in the spring.

Project preserves ancient broch

Project preserves ancient broch

14 December 2020

An ancient Iron Age tower on the Caithness estate - part of the Welbeck estate - has been saved for future generations, thanks to the completion of a major conservation project.

Award win for Welbeck Farm Shop

Award win for Welbeck Farm Shop

2 November 2020

Welbeck Farm Shop has scooped this year's Food Shop of the Year title in the Great Food Club Awards.

Author and presenter joins The School of Artisan Food

Author and presenter joins The School of Artisan Food

5 October 2020

TV’s River Cottage ambassador, Steven Lamb, has joined the team of tutors at The School of Artisan Food.

Three star award for Welbeck Farm Shop

Three star award for Welbeck Farm Shop

29 September 2020

Welbeck Farm Shop has received a coveted 3-star accolade for its signature Welbeck Lightly Cured Pork with Apricot and Pistachio in the prestigious Guild of Fine Food Great Taste Awards.

New holiday accommodation unveiled

New holiday accommodation unveiled

20 August 2020

Brand new holiday barns within a quiet corner of Welbeck are to open for this first time this weekend, giving more people the chance to enjoy a staycation within the historic country estate.

A taste of the seasons: why Welbeck is the bee's knees

A taste of the seasons: why Welbeck is the bee's knees

27 July 2020

When arable farmer David Chase first began keeping bees as a hobby, little did he imagine that within a few years it would turn into a thriving business.

Christmas begins at Welbeck Bakehouse

Christmas begins at Welbeck Bakehouse

22 July 2020

It may still be the height of summer but the festive season always starts early for the team at Welbeck Bakehouse… and this year will be no exception.

The School of Artisan Food launches new online classes

The School of Artisan Food launches new online classes

8 July 2020

The School of Artisan Food on the Welbeck estate is preparing to open its doors again on Wednesday 2 September.

Now’s the time to make the most of seasonal food

Now’s the time to make the most of seasonal food

30 June 2020

We all pretty much take it for granted that we can eat any variety of fruit and veg all year round. The difference though between food that’s been shipped over from far flung countries and food that’s been freshly picked is… well, oceans apart.

Estate supports Creswell Crags' fundraising auction

Estate supports Creswell Crags' fundraising auction

24 June 2020

Businesses across Welbeck estate are pleased to offer support to Creswell Crags' fundraising auction, which will be hosted by Derbyshire auctioneer and TV celebrity, Charles Hanson, on 3 July.

Welbeck bakers on TV

Welbeck bakers on TV

22 June 2020

Staff at Welbeck Bakehouse were thrown into the spotlight when they featured on BBC1’s prime time show, Save Our Summer, on Saturday.

Hall Farm Barns unveiled and ready for viewing

Hall Farm Barns unveiled and ready for viewing

26 May 2020

The Welbeck estate has unveiled new barn conversions for rent as new regulations allow house-hunting to begin again.

Why there's no stopping Welbeck’s farm team

Why there's no stopping Welbeck’s farm team

19 May 2020

Extreme rainfall followed by the coronavirus lockdown has given the farming industry a steady stream of challenges since the beginning of the year.

Harley Studio artists rally round for community

Harley Studio artists rally round for community

12 May 2020

Studio artists on the Welbeck estate have combined efforts to make fabric face coverings for the Welbeck estate team working during the lockdown.

Fundraising campaign boosts Creswell Crags

Fundraising campaign boosts Creswell Crags

1 May 2020

In March, Creswell Crags announced it was under threat of permanent closure.

Welbeck dairy: continuing to serve the community

Welbeck dairy: continuing to serve the community

30 April 2020

As the national lockdown drives people back to buying local produce, we take a look at Welbeck’s dairy and how it is continuing to serve the community throughout the pandemic....

Support grows for artisan cheesemaking

Support grows for artisan cheesemaking

29 April 2020

When the lockdown hit, artisan cheese makers, including Stichelton Dairy on the Welbeck estate, faced their biggest challenge yet.

A new lease of life for Hall Farm barns

A new lease of life for Hall Farm barns

21 April 2020

Former farm buildings on the Welbeck estate have been given a whole new lease of life following a massive transformation project to turn them into homes.

Bakers make special donation for NHS workers

Bakers make special donation for NHS workers

18 April 2020

Bakers from Welbeck Bakehouse have shown their appreciation for hardworking NHS staff at Mansfield’s King’s Mill Hospital with a special delivery of more than 400 croissants.

Why choosing local produce is on the rise

Why choosing local produce is on the rise

10 April 2020

Since the enforced lockdown came into play, headlines about stockpiling and empty supermarket shelves have got the nation rethinking their food and shopping habits.

Top honours for Welbeck Farm Shop

Top honours for Welbeck Farm Shop

31 March 2020

Welbeck Farm Shop has scooped two accolades in the prestigious national Farm Shop & Deli Awards announced online last night (Monday 30 March).

Historic painting revealed

Historic painting revealed

7 March 2020

The story behind a 17th century portrait, once thought to have been painted by Rembrandt, is now revealed at The Portland Collection on the Welbeck estate.

Eat less meat, eat better meat

Eat less meat, eat better meat

6 March 2020

There’s been a whole lot of talk about the ethics of eating meat recently and its impact on the environment.

Brewery to raise funds for charity project

Brewery to raise funds for charity project

13 February 2020

Welbeck Abbey Brewery has partnered with Age UK Nottinghamshire to create ‘Men In Sheds’; a beer that will raise funds and awareness for the charity’s ground breaking project for older men.

National award for The School of Artisan Food

National award for The School of Artisan Food

10 February 2020

It’s celebrations all round at The School of Artisan Food today, after the team won the title of Best British Cookery School in the first ever national Food and Drink Awards, which aired on ITV last night (9 February).

Coming soon! Barn conversions to let

Coming soon! Barn conversions to let

6 February 2020

Work has almost been completed on the transformation of former barns at Holbeck, which will see them turned into homes to rent.

Peatland restoration project to protect landscape

Peatland restoration project to protect landscape

27 January 2020

A restoration programme has begun on the Langwell and Braemore Estate in Caithness, part of the Welbeck estate, in a bid to improve the ancient bog peatlands and tackle climate change.

Brick by Brick exhibition at The Harley Gallery

Brick by Brick exhibition at The Harley Gallery

2 January 2020

An exhibition of artwork created from thousands of LEGO® bricks is set to open at The Harley Gallery on 18 January.

Winter warming recipe

Winter warming recipe

10 December 2019

Welbeck is home to a vibrant community of artisan food and drink producers. Each month The Harley Café devises a recipe that draws together all the best ingredients from across the estate. This month it has worked with Welbeck Abbey Brewery to create a warming winter recipe. Here’s the story behind it…

Welbeck Winter Weekend 2019

Welbeck Winter Weekend 2019

18 November 2019

Celebrating all things hand-made, this year’s Welbeck Winter Weekend brings together more than 100 artists, makers and food producers.

Food and drink awards revealed

Food and drink awards revealed

28 October 2019

It was celebrations all round this weekend as both Welbeck Farm Shop and The Harley Café scooped wins at Made magazine’s North Notts Food and Drink Awards 2019.

A flavour of Welbeck

A flavour of Welbeck

16 October 2019

This autumn The Harley Café is collaborating with artisan food and drink producers across Welbeck to launch a series of monthly recipes that draw on all the best ingredients from across the estate.

Planned improvements at Welbeck lakes

Planned improvements at Welbeck lakes

11 October 2019

It is believed that the first lake at Welbeck estate, known as Carburton Forge Lake, was built in 1695. Ten acres of land were leased to John Wheeler of Worcester in 1695 by the Duke, on which he was empowered to build the forge, a dam pool and floodgates.

Machine sculptures set for The Harley Gallery

Machine sculptures set for The Harley Gallery

27 September 2019

An exhibition of sculptures brought to life with cogs, cams, cranks and levers is to open at The Harley Gallery on 5 October.

Historic Portland Collection to reopen 14 September

Historic Portland Collection to reopen 14 September

9 September 2019

Nottinghamshire’s historic Welbeck estate will reopen its Portland Collection gallery on Saturday 14 September after an extended closure following the theft last November of its treasured Portland Tiara.

Dishing up seasonal food in The Harley Café

Dishing up seasonal food in The Harley Café

30 August 2019

There’s something delicious about the changing season. We’re somewhere between the end of summer but not quite into the swing of autumn and there’s an excess of seasonal food.

The Portland Collection revealed

The Portland Collection revealed

21 August 2019

Former head keeper of silver and metalwork at the Victoria and Albert Museum, Philippa Glanville, OBE, will be giving a talk in The Portland Collection gallery during its opening weekend about silver collections and the history of dining.

Join us as we celebrate 25 years of The Harley Gallery

Join us as we celebrate 25 years of The Harley Gallery

24 July 2019

The Harley Gallery is planning a celebration to mark its 25th anniversary on Saturday 3 August and we’d love for you to come along.

Portland Tiara Stolen From The Welbeck Estate

Portland Tiara Stolen From The Welbeck Estate

23 November 2018

Update on The Portland Collection robbery.

School of Artisan Food Founder and Trustee Alison Swan Parente stars alongside Tom Kerridge in BBC2's Top of the Shop

School of Artisan Food Founder and Trustee Alison Swan Parente stars alongside Tom Kerridge in BBC2's Top of the Shop

17 April 2018

Presented by Tom Kerridge, BBC2's new series Top of the Shop, gives enthusiastic kitchen table producers an opportunity to showcase their produce to real customers.

Welbeck is named as one of the ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’

Welbeck is named as one of the ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’

17 May 2017

The Welbeck Estates Company Ltd has been identified as one of London Stock Exchange Group’s 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain.

The School of Artisan Food Founder receives Royal Recognition

The School of Artisan Food Founder receives Royal Recognition

10 January 2017

Alison Swan Parente, founder of The School of Artisan Food, was awarded an MBE in the New Year’s honours list. This well-deserved honour is a fitting tribute to her unwavering dedication to services to the charity and education sectors.

Welbeck Estate Awarded Bledisloe Gold Medal for Best Managed Estate

Welbeck Estate Awarded Bledisloe Gold Medal for Best Managed Estate

17 November 2016

At an award ceremony held in the Titchfield Library at Welbeck Abbey, William Parente was presented with the award for Welbeck's outstanding achievements in successful land management and development of an agricultural estate.

The Portland Collection wins RIBA East Midlands Building of the Year

The Portland Collection wins RIBA East Midlands Building of the Year

10 May 2016

The new gallery for The Portland Collection has won four awards at the 2016 RIBA East Midlands prizegiving. Awards included a regional award, the sustainability award, the conservation award and the sought after East Midlands Building of the Year accolade.

Welbeck Solar Farm Developments

Welbeck Solar Farm Developments

24 March 2015

Construction work is nearing completion at two ground-mounted solar panel sites located on the Welbeck Estate. A 32-acre solar farm at Hunciecroft will generate 7.5MW of low carbon electricity; sufficient energy to power 2,150 homes in the local area. The 70-acre site at Hazel Gap will produce 16MW of solar power, providing 4,300 homes in the region with clean energy.

Welbeck featured in BBC's Escape to the Country

Welbeck featured in BBC's Escape to the Country

4 March 2015

The Welbeck Estate and The School of Artisan Food are featured in BBC Two's Escape to the Country. BBC Two's Escape to the Country helps prospective buyers find their dream home in the country. In this series Jules Hudson helps a prospective buyer search for residential properties in Nottinghamshire. The programme's first broadcast was in August 2013 and the series is now being aired again on BBC Two and BBC iPlayer.

Testament of Youth - World Premier

Testament of Youth - World Premier

12 September 2014

Filmed on the Welbeck Estate as well as other locations in Yorkshire, Oxford and London, Testament of Youth, a First World War drama starring Kit Harrington and Alicia Vikander, will premier at the 2014 BFI London Film Festival next month. Produced by Heyday Films and directed by James Kent, the film depicts Juliette Towhidi’s adapted screenplay of Vera Brittain's iconic and powerful First World War memoir, a searing story of love and war, first published in 1933.