Crown and Sceptre with Tracy Borman

A special members-only evening

A special members-only evening


23 November


Ticketing information

Price: £35, including a drink on arrival.

Meeting at West Gate from 18.30 for a 19.00 start. 

Spaces are limited; please be advised that non-member guests cannot be accommodated at this event. 


Separate ticket (advance booking required)

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Discover 1,000 years of royal history

Historic Royal Palaces members are invited to join Joint Chief Curator of Historic Royal Palaces, Tracy Borman for a special evening at the Tower of London to explore her new book Crown and Sceptre.

Crown and Sceptre explores the tumultuous path of the British monarchy, spanning 1,000 years of royal history from 1066 to the present day. Join Tracy as she delivers an accessible and entertaining look at this enduring institution, set against the backdrop of London's iconic castle. 

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