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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

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

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A new digital adventure at Banqueting House to uncover the hidden history in the heart of London.

Selected dates 11 July - 5 September

Banqueting House

Approx. 80 mins

Meet the 'pin-up' prince before he became notoriously fat and tyrannical. The Young Henry VIII exhibition at Hampton Court Palace tells the stories of the people who knew him best.

Open daily

Hampton Court Palace

Built between 1526 and 1529, the royal tennis courts at Hampton Court Palace were used regularly by Henry VIII and you can view them as part of your visit.

Open daily

Hampton Court Palace
Tudor Rose Cushion - Perfect for a history lover, this Tudor rose cushion symbolises the joining of two rival houses, York and Lancaster.

Tudor Rose cushion

Perfect for a history lover, this Tudor rose cushion symbolises the joining of two rival houses, York and Lancaster.

£40.00

Full of Tudor family facts, the royal family who changed the course of British history.

A really useful guide to the Tudors

Full of Tudor family facts, the royal family who changed the course of British history.

£8.99

Henry VIII teddy bear

Henry VIII teddy bear

Henry VIII bear, named after Hampton Court Palace's notorious resident King Henry VIII, in a traditional Tudor costume. Suitable for little princes and princesses aged three years and above. Measures 28cm.

£14.99