Come join us for some family festive fun in December and learn how Christmas would have been celebrated in the past! All activities are included with palace admission.
Tudor style wreath making (drop-in activity, 11.00 – 16.00)
Create your own festive wreath to take home with you using greenery from our palace gardens. (Resources will be provided)
Tudor Treasure Boxes (drop-in activity, 11.00 – 17.00)
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 (15mins duration, 11.30, 12.30, 14.30 and 15.30)
Meet Princess Caroline and her chocolate maker Thomas Tosier in the Queen’s Guard Chamber as they tell you all about how he made her favourite winter warming chocolate drink.
Candle decorating (drop-in activity, 11.00 – 16.00)
Join us as we decorate votive candles to celebrate the festive season.
Get an expert’s guide of what there is to see and do at each palace with one of our State Apartment Warders at Hampton Court.
21 December 2017. 20 January, 08 February and 10 March 2018
Hampton Court Palace
Tours begin at 11:00 and 14:00
Executions at the Tower of London took place at Tower Green and the Scaffold Site. Walk in the footsteps of those condemned to death by order of the state.
Tower of London