Historic Royal Palaces
Find a resource to use in the classroom or on a visit to the palaces
Background information and activity ideas to use during a visit to Kensington Palace and back in the classroom
Contains two design briefs and related activities as part of a self-led research visit to the King’s State Apartments at Kensington Palace.
A detailed look at historic royal fashion. Examine one of the treasures of the Royal Ceremonial Dress Collection, a beautiful man’s silk court coat from the 1790s.
Dr Sally Tuckett, University of Glasgow, describes why the study of fashion and dress is so useful for social historians.
Hello school visitor - Welcome to Hampton Court Palace! Here's what you should know about this historic site ahead of your school visit. Come and take a look inside to get some helpful tips to have the best visit ever!
Charts the family relationships of the Hanoverian dynasty from King James I to King George III and which royals used Kensington Palace as one of their residences.
Key dates and events from 1086 to 1986.
This chronology shows how history unfolded at Hampton Court Palace.
Examine the meaning and social history of court fashion during the 18th Century.
The formal mantua was a popular type of court dress in the 18th Century.
A diagram charting the family trees for the House of Hanover and the House of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha.
A timeline charting key events during the Georgian era in Kensington Palace’s history.