Horrible Histories Live on Stage!

Gorgeous Georgians and Vile Victorians at Hillsborough Castle and Gardens

Gorgeous Georgians and Vile Victorians at Hillsborough Castle and Gardens

When

  • 10-14 August 2019
Performances are at 12:00 and 15:00. Duration 1 hour.

Ticketing Information

Included in all admission tickets (members go free)

We all want to meet people from history. The trouble is everyone is dead!

So it’s time to prepare yourselves for this special one hour production of Horrible Histories live on stage!

Join in the Hanover Handover and meet all the King Georges. Help cure the Mad King and watch Duke Wellington try to give someone the boot. Will you survive the Tyburn Jig?

And explore the gruesome hospital conditions with Florence Nightingale.

Don't miss this horrible history of Britain with the nasty bits left in!

This show is aimed at families with children aged between 7 and 14 years but can be enjoyed by all ages.

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The Walled Garden at Hillsborough Castle and Gardens, showing the pergola in the distance surrounded by planting and bedding. An archway surrounds the frame of the image and there is a blue cloudy sky
Things to see

Enter the castle grounds through this 18th-century walled garden, which has been expertly restored using traditional methods.

Open daily

Hillsborough Castle

Included in all admission tickets (members go free)

A guide shows a group of visitors the Throne Room in the State Rooms at Hillsborough Castle and Gardens. Two red and gold thrones sit at one end of the room and the walls are lined with green silk damask and the walls are lined with historical artwork.
Tours and talks Things to see

Discover elegant State Rooms still used by the royal family on a guided tour of Hillsborough Castle.

Open daily

Hillsborough Castle

Included in castle tours (members go free)

SOLD OUT Jenna Coleman as Queen Victoria in the ITV series.
Events Tours and talks

Join Jenna Coleman, star of ITV's Victoria, as she reads from the diaries of the young Queen Victoria at this very special event at Kensington Palace.

09 June 2019

Kensington Palace

18:30

Separate ticket (advanced booking required)

A selection of the Royal Victoria bone china range displayed in lifestyle setting

Royal Victoria gifts

Exclusively designed for Historic Royal Palaces, our Royal Victoria gifts are inspired by iconic symbols from Queen Victoria's reign.

Prices from £2.99 - £75

A selection of silver jewellery celebrating the conservation of the Great Pagoda at Kew Gardens.

Shop Kew Palace gifts

The most intimate of our six royal palaces, Kew was built as a private house in 1631 and used by the royal family between 1729 and 1818. These gifts and souvenirs are all inspired by Kew Palace.

Prices start from £1.99

Prepare a perfect afternoon tea with our Royal Victoria bone china teapot.

Royal Victoria bone china teapot

Prepare a perfect afternoon tea with our Royal Victoria bone china teapot. The teapots engaging design is inspired by some of Queen Victoria's most iconic symbols.

£75.00