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8 recommendations for you...

Live interpreter dressed as Georgian maid plays card games

Unleash your competitive spirit and enjoy an evening of board gaming at the Banqueting House.

21 January 2018

14.00-17.00 or 18.00-21.00

Walk in the footsteps of the condemned King and stand at the spot where Charles I's execution took place, just outside Banqueting House.

Open Daily

Marvel at Sir Peter Paul Rubens' masterpiece in its original setting. Rubens' ceiling canvases are the crowning glory of Inigo Jone's Banqueting House.

Open daily

Banqueting House's stone front architecture as it undergoes conservation

Whitehall was known as one of the first examples of Palladianism in British architecture - find out more about what remains within Banqueting House.

Open Daily

Explore the vaulted drinking den beneath the Banqueting House that was used for entertaining friends by James I.

Open daily

Photograph of visitors in the main hall of the Banqueting House

Banqueting House is home to some important works of art and sculpture.

Open Daily

Join Siobhan Clarke at the Banqueting Hall for an exclusive tour of this revolutionary building.

27 October (fully booked) and 4 November (fully booked)

James I's great hall at is a superb venue for extravagant entertainment.

Open daily

1 hour