Lunchtime Lecture with Malcolm Knight

The Queen's Row Barge 'Gloriana'

The Queen's Row Barge 'Gloriana'


  • 14 October 2019

Ticketing information

Price: £10, including a light lunch

Tickets on sale from Monday 2 September 2019

Separate ticket (advance booking required)

Join special guest Malcolm Knight, Ambassador for the Royal Barge, as he tells the story of the building and operation of the Queen's Row Barge 'Gloriana', a centrepiece of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations in 2012.

The talk covers the work which led to the drawing up of detailed plans for the first royal row barge to be built for over 200 years, as well as details of the first event it was used for - the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Pageant.

This lecture will take place in the Garden Room, Hampton Court Palace. 

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Hampton Court Palace


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Hampton Court Palace

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Hampton Court Palace

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