Cloth of Gold: Textiles of the Tudor Court

with Eleri Lynn

with Eleri Lynn

Updated 25 March. In line with Public Health England guidance, we have taken the decision to close all six of our palaces and gardens until 31st May. We will be reviewing this and will keep you updated. Please read our statement for further information. Read our statement

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Ticketing information

Tickets: £22.50, including refreshments

Doors open at 18.30 for a 19.00 start

Please be aware, these events have been cancelled. 


Separate ticket (advance booking required)

Eleri Lynn is a curator of the dress collection at Historic Royal Palaces, where she cares for a collection of 10,000 items dating back to the sixteenth century. Her new book Tudor Textiles is released in April to mark the 500th anniversary of the Field of Cloth of Gold and the lavish tapestries and textiles of Hampton Court Palace generally. Tracy Borman will introduce this special evening in the Great Hall.

In light of the current situation regarding COVID-19 coronavirus, these events have now been cancelled.

Those who have already booked tickets for this event will be contacted in due course. Due to the volume of bookings, please bear with us but rest assured we will get in touch with everyone.

We have not taken the decision to cancel these events lightly and would like to apologise for any inconvenience these cancellations have caused.

The Lost Dress of Elizabeth I exhibition, showing curator Eleri Lynn looking at the Bacton Altar Cloth in a case. The Rainbow Portrait hangs in the background of the green exhibition space.
Things to see Highlights

See the Bacton Altar Cloth, a rare survival of Elizabethan dress worn by Elizabeth I, and the iconic Rainbow Portrait at Hampton Court Palace.

12 October 2019 - 23 February 2020

Hampton Court Palace

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The Pond Gardens, looking north. Summer bedding is displayed in the flower beds.
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Take a journey through 500 years of royal music, commissioned especially for this concert by Rachel Long.

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Tower of London

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