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Visitors meet the Shire Horses in the East Front Gardens at Hampton Court Palace. The baroque palace can be seen in the background
Events Things to see

An opportunity to meet the palace Shire Horses in the East Front Gardens.

17 November 2019

Hampton Court Palace

15:00

Included in palace admission (members go free)

The Lost Dress of Elizabeth I exhibition, showing curator Eleri Lynn looking at the Bacton Altar Cloth in a case. The Rainbow Portrait hangs in the background of the green exhibition space.
Highlights Things to see

See the Bacton Altar Cloth, a rare survival of Elizabethan dress worn by Elizabeth I, and the iconic Rainbow Portrait at Hampton Court Palace.

12 October 2019 - 23 February 2020

Hampton Court Palace

Included in palace admission (members go free)

British Sign Language (BSL) guide in the King's Guard Chamber of Hampton Court Palace explaining/guiding to a visitor
Tours and talks

Book a place on a British Sign Language (BSL) tour of Hampton Court Palace and discover its wonderful stories.

Next sessions: 09-11 November 2019

Hampton Court Palace

10:30-12:30, 13:30-15:30 and 16:00-17:00

Included in palace admission (members go free)

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Events Member only

See the Line of Kings and the Chapel of St John the Evangelist after hours with a White Tower guide, at the Tower of London.

21 October and 16 December 2019, 17 February 2020

Tower of London

18.30

Separate ticket (advance booking required)

Victorian-style wreath hanging on a tree in the gardens at Hillsborough Castle
Events Member only

Enjoy a mince pie and mulled wine whilst you shop, and have your book signed by Lucy Worsley, our Joint Chief Curator.

3 December 2019

Hillsborough Castle

18:00

Separate ticket (advance booking required)

Autumn in the Wilderness at Hampton Court Palace, showing trees that are turning orange in the autumn sunshine. A visitor can be seen walking through the trees.
Things to see

Wander through this treasure of the Hampton Court Gardens, which was once Charles II's formal pleasure garden and is now a wild meadow.

Open daily

Hampton Court Palace

Free

Other pages that may be of interest

Christmas tree lit up with lights in Clock Court at Hampton Court Palace at twilight

Christmas at Hampton Court Palace

Join us for some Christmas cheer in the chambers, galleries and gardens of Hampton Court Palace.

The west front of Hampton Court Palace with the gardens in the foreground under a blue sky.

What's included in your palace ticket

Explore the home of Henry VIII, his wives and children with an admission ticket to Hampton Court Palace.

The Glasshouse Nursery. Showing Stuart Birnie, member of the Garden and Estates team, looking after a variety of summer bedding plants.

Our growing year

A team of 42 gardeners and specialists look after the 60 acres of formal gardens and 750 acres of royal parkland at Hampton Court Palace.

Garden highlights

Browse some of the highlights at Hampton Court Gardens.

Historic Kitchen Staff at Hampton Court Palace prepare roast beef on the spit in early Summer 2016.

A royal Christmas celebration | School session

Find out how Christmas was celebrated at Hampton Court Palace in this Key Stage 1 taught session.

A royal Christmas celebration | School session

Find out how Christmas was celebrated at Hampton Court Palace in this taught session for Key Stage 2 students.