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Anne Boleyn looks at the camera under a gloomy sky in front of the White Tower.
Events Highlights

Follow the tragic story of Anne Boleyn through her imprisonment, trial and execution at the Tower of London.

05 May – 30 August 2018

Tower of London

11:00 and 14:00

Food and drink at the Hampton Court Palace Good Food Festival 2017
Events Highlights

Join us for a summer celebration of food and drink in the iconic East Front Gardens at Hampton Court Palace.

25-27 August 2018

Hampton Court Palace

10:00 - 18:00

Food and drink at the Tower of London Good Food Festival 2017
Events Highlights

Join us for a fabulous food and drink festival in the iconic Tower of London moat.

07-09 September 2018

Tower of London

Friday 10:00-19:00; Saturday 10:00-18:00; Sunday 10:00-17:30

A georgian Chocolate Tart in the Chocolate Kitchens at Hampton Court Palace
Events Tours and talks

Discover more about the fascinating relationship between chocolate and royalty.

24 September 2018

Hampton Court Palace


Guns are fired from the Tower of London wharf in front of the Thames with Tower Bridge in the background
Events Things to see

See special commemorative firings at the Tower of London on the Gun Park located on the Wharf.

Next date to be announced

Tower of London

Gun salute begins at 13:00

Illustration of a young girl and a blue and yellow dragon with Kew Pagoda in the background on a wall in an exhibition space
Events Families

Dragons have arrived at Kew Gardens! Discover our new family exhibition next to Kew Palace and go hunting for fiery beasts in the gardens.

30 March - 30 September 2018

Kew Palace

Open daily

A Live Interpreter dressed as a Tudor Yeoman of the Guard, wearing a red livery coat with HR and Tudor Rose, and holding a halberd.

Experience Life Below Stairs at Henry VIII's court as you meet the yeomen, laundresses, barbers, sergeants of the cellars and women of the nursery.

04 May - 02 September 2018

Hampton Court Palace


The Privy Garden looking south from the roof of the palace.
In 1995 the garden was restored to King William III and Queen Mary II's original 17th-century design in the form of a cutwork parterre with topiary.
Events Member only

See the stunning views from the roof of Hampton Court Palace.

19 August, 28 August, 02 September, 08 September 2018

Hampton Court Palace

14:00 and 16:00 (approx. 1 hour)

Henry VIII surrounded by courtiers in the Great Hall at Hampton Court Palace
Events Families

The palace is a flurry of activity ahead of Henry VIII's marriage treaty with Anne of Cleves. But will the King's mood upset weeks of planning?

29 June - 02 September 2018, Thursday- Monday

Hampton Court Palace

11:30, 12:30 and 15:30

Chief Yeoman Warder carrying the Tower keys
Events Member only

Member-only access to the traditional locking up of the Tower of London, the Ceremony of the Keys.

19 August (sold out) and 16 September (sold out) 2018

Tower of London

The Little Banqueting House events venue hire space
Events Member only

Step inside the Little Banqueting House at Hampton Court and enter the early 18th-century world of William III.

28 August 2018

Hampton Court Palace

10:30 and 12:30

The Royal Tennis court at Hampton Court Palace
Events Member only

Get close to some real tennis professionals and see them in action.

16 August and 23 August 2018

Hampton Court Palace

Doors open at 18:30