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The Swing of Things

30 June 2013 2:30pm - 4:30pm

The Swing of Things performs at Temple Newsam Estate


​Join The Swing of Things at Temple Newsam Estate on Sunday 30 June at 2.30pm for a free concert of popular music.

A Yorkshire based quintet of two guitars, clarinet/baritone sax, violin and double bass (plus vocals), our sound is primarily inspired by Django Reinhardt’s Swing Guitars of the ‘30s and ‘40s, and then rotates through other points of the compass to include Boogie Woogie, the Blues and Afro-Latin rhythms: all with swing-driven improvisations and a wry sense of humour.

This concert is sponsored by the Friends of Temple Newsam Park. 

Price:   Free entry

Contact details:   General Enquiries: 0113 247 8336

Additional information:  


Temple Newsam 

Temple Newsam Road
Off Selby Road
LS15 0AE

t.   0113 336 7461 (House). 0113 336 7560 (Estate Office)


A stunning Tudor-Jacobean mansion set within 1,500 acres of beautiful parkland and gardens with a working rare breeds farm. Last admission to the House and Farm is 45 minutes before closing.


Adventure playground
Baby change
Conference facilities
Education facilities
Football pitches
Golf course
Meeting rooms
Picnic area
Visitor centre
Walks and trails
Sport and recreation facilities


For information on access at this venue, please look for the link under 'related pages' or visit http://www.leeds.gov.uk/museumsandgalleries/Pages/templenewsamhouse/Access-at-Temple-Newsam.aspx

Public transport  

Finding your way to Temple Newsam. By bus: The number 10 bus runs directly to Temple Newsam House throughout the Easter school holidays until the end of the Autumn School Holidays. Visit First Buses website for more information at http://www.firstgroup.com/ukbus/leeds or call 0845 6045460 By train: The nearest train station is Cross Gates, located 1.5 miles away. By car: Temple Newsam is just off the M1 (junction 46 from the South and junction 46 from the North). If you are using a route planner, our postcode is LS15 0AE. Please contact Metroline for up-to-date travel information on (0113) 245 7676 or visit www.wymetro.com.


There are a number of car parks available at Temple Newsam for visitors, most of which have designated disabled parking bays.

House car park - Close to House and within easy walking distance to the Stable Courtyard and Home Farm, this car park has ample flat parking and is patrolled. Please note that charges apply except for blue badge holders.

Home Farm car park - This large free car park is close to Home Farm, the walled gardens and the grounds.
The Lodge car park - A small car park close to the North Plantation.
Stable Courtyard - very limited disabled parking with preference given to people who have pre-booked electric scooters.
Relief car park - This large free car park is a short uphill walk to the main attractions, but close to a large playing field.
Walled Garden - limited disabled access spaces are available directly outside the Walled Garden.

Coaches are advised to park in the House car park.

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