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Live Interpreter dressed as Sir Walter Raleigh stood on Tower Green.
Families Highlights

Meet Sir Walter Raleigh in a live performance and family activities to mark the 400th anniversary of his execution

20-28 October 2018

Tower of London

11.00, 13.00 and 15.00

The Beauchamp Tower, looking south towards an arrow loop window. A large wooden cross positioned on the floor can be partially seen in the foreground. 

The Beauchamp Tower was built between 1275-81 by King Edward I (1239-1307). It is named after Thomas Beauchamp, 12th Earl of Warwick who was imprisoned in the tower in 1397, accused of high treason.
Things to see

Learn why people ended up as prisoners in the Tower of London, in the very rooms where some of them were held.

Open daily

Tower of London

Aerial view of Great Fountain Garden at Hampton Court Palace showing Baroque East Front of palace
Highlights Things to see

Renowned across the world, Hampton Court Palace's beautiful gardens are an unmissable attraction.

Open daily

Hampton Court Palace

A woman and child interact with an armoury exhibit in Armoury in Action within the White Tower of the Tower of London
Families Things to see

Shoot arrows, assemble firearms and brandish a sword in this exciting, hands-on experience in the White Tower.

Open daily

Tower of London

Events Families

Get Christmas off to a traditional start by singing carols through some of the palace courtyards.

17-23 December 2018

Hampton Court Palace

18:00 and 20:00

Great Hall Court at Hampton Court Palace after conservation in 2016
Events Member only

Join Joint Chief Curator Tracy Borman as she examines the men surrounding this much-married monarch in the Tudor King's Great Hall.

29 October 2018

Hampton Court Palace

19:00

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A Royal Christmas Celebration

Find out how Christmas was celebrated at Hampton Court Palace.

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

A Royal Christmas Celebration

Find out how Christmas was celebrated at Hampton Court Palace.