Press releases 2019

16 December

Changing of the Guard: Tower of London’s Yeoman Gaoler hands in his infamous axe after 12 years of service following a career spanning half a century in uniform

11 December

Historic Royal Palaces acquires iconic ‘Travolta dress’ worn by Diana, Princess of Wales 

27 November 

What’s happening at Historic Royal Palaces, January - March 2020?

19 November

Jo Twist appointed Trustee of Historic Royal Palaces

14 November

Les Enfants Terribles and Historic Royal Palaces announce United Queendom

8 November

400-year old lost wall paintings designed by Inigo Jones for the King discovered at London’s Banqueting House

21 October 

Archaeological dig at Tower of London sheds new light on life at the infamous fortress over 500 years ago

15 October

‘Beefeater’ no.411 ready for duty at the Tower of London

4 October 

Spooktacular Happenings at Hillsborough Castle and Gardens this Halloween

19 August

Feast in the moat at the Tower of London Food Festival

13 August

Sarah Jenkins appointed Trustee of Historic Royal Palaces

12 August

RAF serviceperson on ‘cloud nine’ as Tower of London’s latest ‘Beefeater’ recruit

9 August

What’s happening at Historic Royal Palaces, October - December 2019?

5 August

Feast like a King at the Hampton Court Palace Food Festival

11 July

Horrible Histories: Gorgeous Georgians and Vile Victorians Live on Stage this August at Hillsborough Castle and Gardens

9 July

Games and revelry fit for a King at Henry VIII’s Sporting Academy

5 July

Robert Swannell CBE appointed Trustee of Historic Royal Palaces and Chairman of its Campaign Board

27 June

Do you have what it takes to escape the Tower of London this summer?

20 June

Real Tennis Champions Trophy comes home to Hampton Court Palace

13 June

All the ingredients for a mouth-watering summer at the Historic Royal Palaces Food Festivals

20 May

Food glorious food at Hillsborough Castle and Gardens’ Inaugural Food Festival 2019

17 May 2019

Tower of London welcomes new arrivals as raven chicks born at the infamous fortress for first time in 30 years!

13 May 2019

Rare surviving piece of dress once worn by Elizabeth I to go on display at Hampton Court Palace alongside world-famous ‘Rainbow Portrait’

3 May 2019

What's Happening at Historic Royal Palaces, July-September 2019?

25 April 2019

Kensington Palace celebrates 200th anniversary of Queen Victoria’s birth with commemorative floral display

18 April 2019

Horrible Histories: Terrible Tudors Live on Stage this May half term at the Tower of London

9 April 2019

The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall visit Hillsborough Castle and Gardens in Northern Ireland ahead of public opening

4 April 2019

Hillsborough Castle and Gardens invites you to ‘Be Our Guest’ this Easter

18 March 2019

Claire Woods appointed as Gardens Manager at Hillsborough Castle and Gardens

11 March 2019

Hop on over to Kensington Palace this Easter for the arrival of the Lindt Gold Bunny Hunt!

11 March 2019

Celebrate the arrival of spring as the Lindt Gold Bunny Hunt returns to Hampton Court Palace

29 January 2019

What’s happening at Historic Royal Palaces, April - June 2019?

24 January 2019

Laura McCorry appointed as Head of Hillsborough Castle and Gardens

23 January 2019

Make the medieval grade with Knight School at the Tower of London

22 January 2019

Historic Hillsborough clock chimes for the first time in decades