Friends of Fairfax House Event

Rachel Wallis, Collections Manager and Assistant Curator of Fairfax House will tell her intriguing tale of the discovery of the portrait of Elizabeth, Viscount Fairfax’s first wife, and the tense public call for money and the acquisition of the picture. A chance to see the portrait up close and understand its significance to Fairfax House.

Includes afternoon tea.

Click here to book your tickets.

You must be a Friend of Fairfax House to attend this event.

The Friends of Fairfax House help to ensure the preservation of the house for future generations by encouraging its conservation, raising funds to support major projects and exhibitions, and helping to maintain its superb collections of 18th century furniture and decorative arts. 

single membership is only £12, and a joint membership is £18. Enjoy the pleasure of joining with fellow-enthusiasts and discover more about life in the Georgian period!

If you’re interested in becoming a Friend you can join at the front desk of Fairfax House or contact

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Thursday 21 Mar 2024


Fairfax House Exhibition Space


Friends of Fairfax House