The Fallen Angel with Tracy Borman

Update 27 November: In line with government guidance, the Tower of London will reopen on 3 December.

When

Postponed - Dates still to come


Ticketing information

£22.50, including refreshments

Please note, this event has been postponed. New date to be announced soon.

We will be in touch with all those who have already booked tickets with further information. 


Separate ticket (advance booking required)

The Fallen Angel is the highly anticipated final instalment of Historic Royal Palaces' Joint Chief Curator Tracy Borman's King's Witch trilogy. It follows the continuing fortunes of Frances Gorges, a noblewoman living at King James' court under suspicion of witchcraft and involvement in the Gunpowder Plot. But now in these later years of the reign, she and her family face a new threat in the form of the King's great favourite, George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham. Villiers is a young man with the face of an angel and the cunning heart of a devil. 

In this illustrated talk, Tracy Borman will tell of the real history and places that inspired her latest novel, including the Tower of London and Hampton Court Palace. In so doing she will take us into the dark, dangerous and often depraved world of the Stuart court and reveal the ruthless and charismatic man who bought England and it's King to the brink of destruction. 

Trees with autumn golden yellow leaves in the sunshine
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.

Weekends only

Hampton Court Palace

Included in palace admission (members go free)

The blue and gold vaulted ceiling of the Chapel Royal at Hampton Court Palace
Highlights Things to see

Walk in the footsteps of kings and queens at the Chapel Royal, which has been in continuous use for almost 500 years.

Closed

Hampton Court Palace

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Aerial view of a formal garden with green lawns on either side of a main path running towards the baroque palace. A fountain runs in the foreground at the centre of the path
Things to see

Take time to explore and relax in these world-renowned gardens without the usual crowds.

Weekends only

Hampton Court Palace

Included in all admission tickets (members go free)

The King's Witch by Tracy Borman

The King's Witch (signed copies while stocks last)

After aiding an ailing Queen Elizabeth, Francis Gorges longs for the fields and woods of her parent's Hampshire estate. However, when the new puritan King James arrives from Scotland she is taken to court, where she finds herself surrounded by mortal danger.

£16.99

Raven soft toys

Raven Gifts

Legend has it that if the six ravens ever leave the Tower of London, the Tower and the kingdom will fall. These products have been inspired by the Ravens that live at the Tower of London.

From £7.99

Beefeater teddy bear - teddy bear dressed in the red uniform of the Tower of London Yeoman.

Beefeater teddy bear

This 'Beefeater' bear is splendidly dressed in a Yeoman Warder uniform, standing ready to guard the Tower of London.

14.99