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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Explore what's on

Fountain Court, looking west. The courtyard fountain can just be seen through an archway on the left.

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

Member only Tours and talks

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.

Open daily

Tower of London

Things to see
A row of suits of armour and wooden horses statues in the Line of Kings exhibition in the White Tower of the Tower of London.

From William the Conqueror to George II, marvel at the Tower's extensive collection of royal armour through the ages.

Open daily

Tower of London

Highlights Things to see

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Tudor Kitchens:  The Taste Of The Fire book
An illustrated book, written by palace curators and food archaeologists, explores eating at court and the Tudor diet.

Tudor kitchens: The taste of the fire

An illustrated book, written by palace curators and food archaeologists, explores eating at court and the Tudor diet.

£4.99

Six Wives Charm Bracelet.  An intriguing royal heraldic charm bracelet with charms of Henry VIII and his six wives family crests.

Divorced, beheaded, died charm bracelet

Divorced, beheaded, died charm bracelet with each charm representing the fate of Henry VIII’s six wives.

£24.99

King Henry VIII deluxe dress up costume

King Henry VIII deluxe dress up costume

Children’s King Henry VIII dress up costume featuring luxurious Tudor robes made from satin and velour, trimmed with faux fur.

£29.99