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Come face to face with mysterious mythical beasts, storm the battlements and discover the secret grotto in the Magic Garden.

01 April - 29 October 2017

Hampton Court Palace

Summer only

Defend the Tower is a costumed, live historical re-enactment. You must help our heroic guards defend the mighty castle against its most dangerous enemies.

Open daily until 20 October

Tower of London

35 mins

Special commemorative firings that take place on the Gun Park located on the Wharf.

Friday 2 June, Saturday 10 June, Saturday 17 June, Tuesday 14 November

Tower of London

In the grounds of Hampton Court King Henry VIII and his court take up residence for that most Tudor of royal sports: the joust.

15 July - 16 July 2017

Hampton Court Palace
A food historian in period costume preparing traditional Tudor meat dish at a wooden table in the Tudor Kitchens at Hampton Court Palace.

Explore Henry VIII's Kitchens at Hampton Court and transport yourself back to the heyday of royal feasting and entertainment.

Open daily

Hampton Court Palace

Unlock your artistic potential. Drawn at the Tower with Art Macabre is a unique after-hours series of life drawing at the Tower of London.

13 February - 01 October 2017

Tower of London

18:30 -21:00

A new play, written for Hampton Court Palace by Sarah Dickenson and directed by Jo McInnes.

07 April - 21 August 2017

Hampton Court Palace

11:00 & 14:45

Step into the dangerous declining years of Henry’s VIII’s reign.

11 April - 31 August 2017

Hampton Court Palace

40 minutes

The People’s Revolt is an immersive, interactive experience from ground-breaking theatre company differencEngine in collaboration with Historic Royal Palaces.

Coming soon

Tower of London

Tour the East Front Gardens in 19th century style in the Tudor Rose! Meet our magnificent shire horses and enjoy a historic tour.

Summer 2017

Hampton Court Palace

15-20 mins

Enjoy the new Diana: Her Fashion Story exhibition at an exclusive evening event, complete with a glass of fizz, music and an opportunity to view the White Garden.

11 June, 17 July 2017

Kensington Palace

2 hours

The Royal Kitchens come alive with the sights and smells of cookery. Our historic cooks prepare some of the dishes which would have delighted King George III and Queen Charlotte.

27 May - 28 August 2017

Kew Palace