Member events

Member events

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As a member of Historic Royal Palaces, enjoy exclusive member-only events all year round.

Member events at Hampton Court Palace

Book club
The book club has become one of the stalwart events for members each month. 
Our autumn meeting dates are:
10 December
14 January
11 February
11 March
The meetings start at 18.30 and are held in the Clore centre at Hampton Court Palace.
Please email if you would like to be part of the group and receive emails about the books we are discussing. 
More information

Members Late at the Palace – Opening of the Cumberland Art Gallery
Date: 1 December, starting at 19.00 (Sold out)
Price: £10 including refreshments
Lunchtime lectures
These monthly lunch lectures are a favourite among many members and the staff who have taken part. 
All the lectures start at 12noon and tickets are £6, including a light lunch buffet. 
3 December – Dr Sally Dixon-Smith will talk about the Upper Bowyer & Flint Towers at the Tower of London

15 January - Interpretation Manager Aileen Pierce will discuss visitor perceptions of authenticity
Chapel Royal
Season of Advent
The season of Advent will be celebrated in the Chapel Royal as it has been since Tudor Times, beginning with Readings and Music for the first Sunday of Advent on 30 November beginning promptly at 15.30 and culminating with a traditional service of Nine Lessons and Carols on 21 December at 16.00. No tickets are required for these services and entry is free for members but you are advised to arrive early to secure a seat as capacity is limited. For details of all the Christmas services, including Midnight Mass please visit

Music and Mustard – in partnership with La Maison Maille
Date: 8 December starting in the Tudor Kitchens at 18.30
Price: £15 including mustard tastings 
Members’ Annual Carol Service in the Chapel Royal
Date: 16 December starting at 19.30 (Sold out)
Price: £10 for adults, £7.50 for children over 5 
Please note no admittance will be granted before 19.30 and members may be waiting outside in the rain and/or snow! Call 0844 482 7788. This event is extremely popular and the Chapel Royal has limited capacity. Booking is essential and the event is only open to members of Historic Royal Palaces. Please note members will not be admitted to the Chapel Royal before 19.30.
Meet a State Apartment Warder in the Members’ Room
Dates: 4 December, 3 and 29 January and 28 February – tours start at 11.00 and 14.00 respectively.
Price: FREE for new members (suitable for children of all ages)
For details of events happening at our other palaces check our exclusive member-only events calendar.

Booking information

You can book tickets for members' events online or by calling 0844 482 7788 (unless otherwise stated). Opening hours are Monday to Friday, 9.00 - 17.00. If buying tickets online please use your login details and click 'buy member events tickets'.

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