Updated 2 July. Following government guidance, some of the outdoor spaces at Hampton Court Palace are now open Wednesday-Sunday. Palace interiors will re-open 17 July. The Magic Garden and Maze remain closed. Please read our visit information
William Grenfell, the Lord Desborough (1855-1945) devoted much of his life to the River Thames, whether as sportsman or administrator.
This talk explores the life and times of Desborough from his early sporting achievements, family tragedies, to his civic and national roles and royal connections.
Desborough lived at Taplow Court, Taplow. A true Downton story!
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.
Immerse yourself in Tudor history as we reunite stunning works of art, gold, weapons, manuscripts and clothing from the Field of Cloth of Gold, Henry VIII's legendary encounter with his great rival François I of France.
Hampton Court Palace
Included in palace admission (members go free)
Anne Boleyn's 'B' initial necklace is arguably one of the most famous pieces of Tudor jewellery and is visible in many Anne Boleyn portraits. This exquisite stoneware mug features a unique interpretation of Anne Boleyn's 'B' initial pendant on a dramatic black glaze.