Ruth Martin, curator of the exhibition 'Thomas Chippendale (1718-1779): A celebration of craftsmanship and design', at Leeds City Museum, inspects a Chippendale carving made for the dome of a canopied day bed at Harewood House. Chippendale wrote about the design: ‘The crane is the emblem of care and watchfulness: which, I think, is not unbecoming of a place of rest.’

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Until June 9

Leeds City Museum Thomas Chippendale (1718- 1779): a celebration of British craftsmanship and design

Throughout June

The Master Carvers Association, Sladmore Gallery, London

An exhibition of contemporary woodcarving

Newby Hall, near Ripon, Yorkshire

Chippendale tours

Burton Constable Hall, near Hull

Chippendale tours

Temple Newsam, Leeds

Bookable tours of its Chippendale collection

Otley, Yorkshire

A programme of events in Chippendale’s birthplace

June 5 – August

Paxton House, Berwick upon Tweed

The Paxton Style ‘Neat & Substantially Good’: Chippendale furniture at Paxton House, its influences and legacy

Until October

Nostell, near Wakefield, West Yorkshire

Interior Worlds: Thomas Chippendale at Nostell

Dumfries House, Ayrshire,

The Curator’s Choice (last Thursday of the month until October)

Throughout 2018

Harewood House, near Leeds

Thomas Chippendale – Designer, Maker, Decorator

Weston Park, Shropshire

Sir Henry Bridgeman’s Weston plus contemporary craftsmanship exhibitions

Firle Place, near Lewes, Sussex

A photomontage of the Renishaw commode displayed alongside the Panshanger cabinets