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BBC Good Food's Festive Feast

The perfect start to your seasonal celebrations

The perfect start to your seasonal celebrations

When

  • Start date: 08 December 2017
  • End date: 10 December 2017
10:00 - 19:00 (8 and 9 December 2017), 10:00 - 16:30 (10 December 2017).

Ticketing information

Entry to the Festive Feast is included in your Hampton Court Palace admission ticket and free for members

Festive Feast Twilight Shopping tickets: £5

Historic Royal Palaces members will need to buy a ticket for Festive Feast Twilight Shopping if they arrive after 16:30.

Friday 8 and Saturday 9 December, 10:00-19:00
Sunday 10 December, 10:00 - 16:30

Enjoy a big helping of festive spirit as BBC Good Food’s Festive Feast returns to the magical Hampton Court Palace this winter.

From 8-10 December, the palace courtyards will be transformed into a stunning festive food lover’s wonderland, full of delicious artisan food and drink and inspiring seasonal cookery demonstrations.

Eat, drink and be merry, all whilst soaking up the atmosphere and spirit of the season, with sing-along festive classics on the Courtyard Bandstand and carol singing by local choirs…

Festive Feast Twilight Shopping

Friday 8 and Saturday 9 December, 16:00-19:00

Escape from the shopping centres and enjoy Twilight Shopping at Hampton Court Palace. Tickets include entry to the Festive Feast taking place in Base Court and Clock Court only. The palace will be closed.

Buy tickets online Buy twilight shopping tickets

What’s in store

The Feast Kitchen will be taking over Fountain Court for live cookery demonstrations – pick up culinary tips for the festive season. Discover tasty treats and gifts for the foodies of the family from a selection of the finest food and drink producers. Plus every standard ticket includes entry to Hampton Court Palace.

Family activities

Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 December

Tudor Treasure Boxes
Make a Tudor Treasure box to take home with you and fill with your own special festive gifts!

Storytelling: Meet Princess Caroline and Thomas Tosier
15 mins duration
Meet Princess Caroline and her chocolate maker Thomas Tosier as they tell you all about how they made her favourite winter warming chocolate drink!
Taking place at 11.30, 12.30, 14.30, 15.30 in the Queen’s Guard Chamber

VIP tickets

We’re delighted to announce we’ll be bringing our popular VIP package to Festive Feast this December, taking place in the stunning outdoor courtyards with festive treats, unlimited fizz, and lots more!

Find out more about what's on
BBC Good Food Festive Feast 2017 logo
BBC Good Food Fayre at Hampton Court Palace
BBC Good Food Fayre at Hampton Court Palace
BBC Good Food Fayre at Hampton Court Palace

Explore what's on

Lunch led with a special guest expert at the Orangery at Kensington Palace.

23 November, 07 and 21 December 2017

Kensington Palace

Starting at 12:00

The White Tower seen against a blue, partially cloudy sky on a sunny day with foliage creeping into the upper right-hand corner. Waterloo Block can be seen in the background

Get to know more about food and wine pairing, meet other Members and enjoy lunch at the Tower of London.

14 December 2017, 1 February and 01 March 2018

Tower of London

Join us to hear about the origins of the Christmas pud, discover the history of roast goose and find out why your crackers crack

03, 10 and 17 December 2017

Kensington Palace

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Yeoman warder luxury embroidered tree decoration

Yeoman warder tree decoration beautifully handmade with metal and silk threads on satin.

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The Palace Crest china collection is exclusive to Historic Royal Palaces and commemorates the creation of the United Kingdom.

Palace Crest fine bone china pill box

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