The Glorious Georges at Hampton Court Palace

The Glorious Georges at Hampton Court Palace

George I

Join George I's court as tensions brew between the King and his son. A stunning re-presentation of the Queen's State Apartments illuminates the story of the Hanoverian dynasty in Britain.

17 April - 30 November 2014

The Glorious Georges

Every generation has a story

We are marking the 300 year anniversary of George I's accession to the British throne with The Glorious Georges, a season of events and entertainments across three palaces, exploring the lives of the Hanoverian monarchs.

Every day at the palace

Explore exquisite objects and artworks from the court of George I as the Queen’s State Apartments show life at the Royal Court close-up. Meet characters who bring the stories of royal rivalries alive. You can even follow our unique smell map for an olfactory tour of the smells of a royal palace!

Entrance to The Glorious Georges and non-ticketed events are included in Hampton Court Palace admission. Members go free.

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The Georgian court and its intriguing cast of royal characters are brought to life at Hampton Court, Kensington and Kew Palaces this year with The Glorious Georges.

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Special events at Hampton Court Palace


Salacious Gossip tours
July - September
Join us for an exclusive evening tour exploring the baroque parts of the palace. Hear tales of sex and scandal from the 17th and 18th centuries. Strictly 18+. Tickets: £25. Find out more and buy tickets >


The Glorious Georges at other palaces

We are marking the 300 year anniversary of George I's accession to the British throne with The Glorious Georges, a season of events and entertainments across three palaces, exploring the lives of the Hanoverian monarchs.

Watch The Glorious Georges film

 

George I state portrait after Kneller, Royal Collection Trust © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2014


Downloadable Resources

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    The Glorious Georges Events 2014
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    Your day at Court - September 2014
    (Adobe PDF, 451KB)

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