Scandalous Stories at Kew

When

  • 4 and 12 September 2019
Doors open at 18.40 for a 19.00 start

Ticketing information

Price: £20 including refreshments

Suitable for adults only

Tickets will go on sale on 10 July

 

Separate ticket (advanced booking required)

Get behind the scenes when Kew Palace is closed for this new tour detailing some of the more scandalous tales of the 18th century royal family. From the suspicious death of Prince Ernest's valet, to racy romances, visitors will have the chance to discover the stories the royal family never wanted told!

Tours and talks

Learn more about Henry VIII's favourite sport and get hands-on with the unique equipment in these 30-minute talks.

16-21 July 2019

Hampton Court Palace

Start times listed in the daily programme available upon arrival

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Real Tennis World Champion, Camden Riviere, competing in 2017 Real Tennis Champions Trophy at the Royal Tennis Court.
Events

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15-21 July 2019

Hampton Court Palace

Separate ticket (advanced booking required)

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