Lunchtime Lecture

with Gordon Leggate

with Gordon Leggate

When

  • 20 February 2020
12:00

Ticketing information

Price: £10 including a light lunch

Separate ticket (advance booking required)

Join Gordon Leggate as he delivers a lecture on the topic: 'Grand Duchess Xenia of Russia: Sister of the Czar, Cousin of the King, Royal Resident of Hampton Court'.

The sister of Nicholas II, Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna of Russia was born in St Petersburg in 1875. 

Xenia's mother was the daughter of King Christian IX of Denmark and among her maternal first cousins were King George V of the United Kingdom.

Xenia lived at Wilderness House, Hampton Court Palace for over two decades. Come and learn more about this most interesting of characters.

This event will take place in the Garden Room at Hampton Court Palace.

The Glen at Hillsborough Castle and Gardens, showing a stream running through a woody green area under a blue sky
Events Families

Join us for a members-only guided tour through the Gardens at Hillsborough Castle and Gardens.

20 and 23 November 2019

Hillsborough Castle

Wednesday 20 November at 2.00pm, Saturday 23 November at 11.00am

The King's Great Bedchamber, looking north. 

Objects seen include the state bed (1716) carved by Richard Roberts (active 1714-29), "Purchase of the Field of Ephron" wall tapestry attributed to Pieter Coeck van Aelst (1502-50) (on the right of the image), also showing part of the ceiling painting (c1701) by Antonio Verrio (c. 1639-1707).
Things to see

Enjoy the beautiful State Apartments and private rooms of William III and Mary II at Hampton Court Palace as part of your visit.

Open daily (closed 18-29 November 2019)

Hampton Court Palace

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Guns are fired from the Tower of London wharf in front of the Thames with Tower Bridge in the background
Things to see

See special commemorative firings at the Tower of London on the Gun Park located on the Wharf.

14 November 2019

Tower of London

13:00

Free

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