Pride at the Palace: discover Hampton Court’s LGBT+ stories
Discover the hidden stories of some of the most famous former inhabitants of Henry VIII’s famed pleasure palace.
From Georgian courtier John Hervey and his rumoured royal gay lover to the intimate relationship between Queen Anne and her Mistress of the Robes, discover the power, politics and intrigue of sexuality throughout British history. Hampton Court have served as the backdrop to centuries of royal assignations that have defied convention, and this after-hours tour through the State Apartments promises to delight, surprise and shock in equal measure.
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Part of #PalacePride event series, celebrating 1,000 years of kings, queens and in-betweens in 2017, the 50th anniversary of the Sexual Offences Act 1967.