The Glorious Georges at Kensington Palace

The Glorious Georges at Kensington Palace

George II

The glittering court of George II and Queen Caroline burst onto the scene in 1727 at Kensington Palace. The era of music, fashion and the arts is brought to life in the splendid King's State Apartments.

Exhibition now closed. 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

Visit the glittering court of George II and Queen Caroline where the most influential thinkers of the age gathered to discuss everything from fashion and art to science and philosophy. Explore the sumptuously restored King’s State Apartments, gamble like a courtier, enjoy Georgian music and join Queen Caroline while her ladies dress her in her finery.

Entrance to The Glorious Georges and non-ticketed events are included in Kensington Palace admission. Members and kids 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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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 II, German School, (c1735 - 40) Royal Collection Trust © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II