Join us for late night shopping on Thursday 3 December and buy your gifts for Christmas with 15% off. The house will stay open from 5.00-8.00pm. Please stop by and enjoy a glass of mulled wine.
Each year Fairfax House dons its festive glad rags in November to celebrate the Keeping of Christmas. The house is transformed with evergreens, Georgian decorations and a stunning dining table installation.
This weekend, 15-16 August, the Georgian age really comes to life at Fairfax House courtesy of The Mannered Mob. These talented performers will be taking over the house for the weekend in the roles of eighteenth-century men and women, so when you walk into Fairfax House you will find its wonderful Georgian interiors inhabited by […]
Did you see Fairfax House on Bargain Hunt on the 11th of May? Hannah Phillip, our Director, gave Tim Wonnacott a tour of the house and revealed a few of our best kept secrets! If you missed it, don’t panic – the episode will be available to view on the BBC iPlayer website for the […]
The Orders of architecture are fundamental to the classical architectural tradition, and John Carr, the architect who rebuilt Fairfax House for Viscount Fairfax in the 1760s, was a master in applying…
Viscount Fairfax, like any self-respecting Georgian gentleman, prided himself on the fine cellar he maintained. Providing an ample supply of the finest wines was an essential part of eighteenth-century elite entertaining, and the surviving cellar records we have for Fairfax House show how seriously the Viscount took his duties in that respect. As part of […]