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Historic Royal Palaces
Join Siobhan Clarke on a member-only tour to learn more about the war between King and Parliament and the execution of King Charles I
26 January 2019
Two tours taking place at 10:30 and 12 noon in the Undercroft
Join Siobhan Clarke at the Banqueting Hall for an exclusive tour of this revolutionary building.
2, 9 and 16 February 2019
Starting promptly in the Undercroft at 10:30 and 12:00
Walk in the footsteps of the condemned King and stand on the spot of Charles I's execution, just outside Banqueting House.
Marvel at Sir Peter Paul Rubens' ceiling in its original setting of Inigo Jones' spectacular Banqueting House.
Find out what remains of Whitehall – known as one of the first examples of Palladianism in British architecture.
Explore the vaulted drinking den beneath the Banqueting House, which was used by James I for decadent royal parties.
See images of James I and Charles I among the important collection of art and sculpture at Banqueting House.
Experience James I's breathtaking Banqueting Hall, created in 1622 as a venue for extravagant Jacobean entertainments.