On sold-out days there will be a limited number of general admission tickets available for purchase on-site

Tasty talks

When

  • 03, 10 and 17 December 2017

Ticketing information

Included in palace admission

Join us to hear about the origins of the Christmas pud, discover the history of roast goose and find out why your crackers crack.

Our short Tasty Talks take you through the fascinating story of the items that now grace our Christmas table and tell you the stories of how they arrived there. 

Includes a celebratory drink of spiced mulled cider.

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BBC Good Food Festive Feast 2017 logo

Enjoy a big helping of festive spirit as BBC Good Food’s Festive Feast returns to the magical Hampton Court Palace this winter.

08 December - 10 December 2017

Hampton Court Palace

10:00 - 19:00 (8 and 9 December 2017), 10:00 - 16:30 (10 December 2017).

Lunch led with a special guest expert at the Orangery at Kensington Palace.

23 November, 07 and 21 December 2017

Kensington Palace

Starting at 12:00

The White Tower seen against a blue, partially cloudy sky on a sunny day with foliage creeping into the upper right-hand corner. Waterloo Block can be seen in the background

Get to know more about food and wine pairing, meet other Members and enjoy lunch at the Tower of London.

14 December 2017, 1 February and 01 March 2018

Tower of London

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This Hampton Court Palace enamel box has been hand painted and shows Henry VIII's favourite palace in all of its glory.

Hampton Court Palace enamel box

This Hampton Court Palace enamel box has been hand painted and shows Henry VIII's favourite palace in all of its glory.

£145.00

Queen Elizabeth I china mug celebrating Henry VIII's most successful heir.

Queen Elizabeth I quote mug

"Those who appear the most sanctified are the worst." Queen Elizabeth I china mug celebrating Henry VIII's most successful heir.

£14.99

Inspired by the delft ceramic collection of Queen Mary, this fine bone china tea for one set is perfect for afternoon tea.

Queen Mary delft bone china tea for one

The design of this tea for one set is inspired by the ceramic collection of Queen Mary II, a keen collector of Chinese porcelain and Delftware.

£75.00