Beer: A history of brewing and drinking at Temple Newsam
24 March - 28 October 2018
Temple Newsam House
Explore the history of Britain’s first national drink in this exciting new exhibition. Uncover life on Temple Newsam Estate through the eyes of the people who lived, worked, brewed and drank here.
Beer was a key part of celebrations where the estate community came together, from military victories to weddings. At a time when water was often contaminated, beer offered a safe alternative and was even used to treat some ailments.
See the house in a new light and encounter spectacular ceramics from Leeds’s important collection.
An exciting programme of events will be on offer throughout the estate, including tasting sessions. Visit Leeds Inspired to find out more.
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Image: Beer jug, creamware, decorated in Leeds, 1770s.
Copyright Leeds Museums and Galleries. Photograph by Norman Taylor