A Royal Christmas Celebration

About this session

KS1 and KS2 | Subjects: History, Art & Design, Design & Technology | Topics: Tudors | Session Type: Seasonal

The key aims of the session are to find out how Christmas was celebrated at Hampton Court Palace in the past, to use the palace as evidence for unlocking the past and to explore through art and craft.

Pupils will have the opportunity to take a tour of the Tudor palace and to make a crown to take home.

Booking information

13 November-1 December (inclusive)
10.30 – 11.30, 11.45 – 12.45 and 13.15 – 14.15
One hour
Up to 35 pupils
£93 plus admission

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Renowned across the world, Hampton Court Palace Gardens are beautifully constructed and maintained, making them an unmissable attraction.

Open daily

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