William and Mary with Professor Kate Williams

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Ticketing Information

Price: £22.50 including refreshments

Please note, this event has been postponed. New date to be announced soon. 

We will be in touch with all those who have already booked tickets with further information. 


Separate ticket (advance booking required)

Crowned jointly in 1689, Protestant monarchs William and Mary oversaw important moves towards parliamentary democracy. 

The King and Queen also transformed Kensington Palace, through the employment of architect Sir Christopher Wren, into a suitable royal residence, featuring a suite of State Apartments where they could hold audiences and ceremonies.

Join Professor Kate Williams in the Kensington Palace Pavilion as she discusses the lives of this fascinating royal couple.

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Separate ticket (advance booking required)

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