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Growing sustainable peas and beans in the Kitchen Garden

Kitchen Garden and Vine Keeper Hilary Theaker will explore the importance of planting peas and beans in Hampton Court's Kitchen Garden.

The Field of Cloth of Gold

Henry VIII's historic meeting with his great rival François I in 1520 was a defining point in his reign

Life at the Tudor court

In the Tudor period, a monarch’s home was centre of the nation

Chocolate fit for a king

Where royal chocolate makers prepared this expensive delicacy

The royal kitchens at Kew

The kitchens have survived, practically untouched

Tudor food and eating

Royal food and table manners at the Tudor court

WHAT'S ON AT THE PALACES

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Quiet Session

Join us for a quiet session in Kew Palace, a calmer experience for those living with or caring for someone with Autism or those who have any other sensory needs, and their families and carers.

  • 29 June, 17 July, 21 August and 22 September
  • 1 hour
  • Kew Palace
  • Included in Kew Gardens admission
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  • Things to see

The Royal Kitchens

Get an insight into life 'below stairs' at Kew Palace in the Royal Kitchens, preserved as they were in 1818 during the reign of George III.

  • Open
  • 11:00 - 16:00
  • Kew Palace
  • Included in Kew Gardens admission
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  • Families
  • Events

Henry VIII's Joust

Experience the thrill of the Tudor joust as the country's greatest knights battling it out at Hampton Court Palace.

  • 13-14 and 20-21 July 2024
  • Hampton Court Palace
  • Included in palace admission (members go free)
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  • Events
  • Families

Hampton Court Palace Food Festival

Join us for a summer celebration of food and drink in the iconic East Front Gardens at Hampton Court Palace.

  • 24 - 26 August 2024
  • 10:00 - 18:00
  • Hampton Court Palace
  • Included in palace admission (members go free)
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  • Things to see

Kitchen Garden

Experience the recreated Kitchen Garden, which would have fed the Georgian royals and now supplies Henry VIII's Kitchens.

  • Open in line with palace opening hours.
  • Hampton Court Palace
  • Included in palace admission (members go free)
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  • Things to see

Henry VIII's Kitchens

Transport yourself back to the heyday of Tudor feasting and entertainment in Henry VIII's Kitchens at Hampton Court Palace.

  • Open
  • Hampton Court Palace
  • Included in palace admission (members go free)
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Growing sustainable peas and beans in the Kitchen Garden

Kitchen Garden and Vine Keeper Hilary Theaker will explore the importance of planting peas and beans in Hampton Court's Kitchen Garden.