Palaces & Buildings

Emergency repairs to Henry VIII’s Otford Palace to be considered by council

<![CDATA[Sevenoaks District Council is currently in talks about what can be done to help preserve and repair the Tudor palace at Otford. The council technically owns the Grade I building, and is in the search for a number of surveyors to determine the extent of the repairs needed to the sixteenth century palace. Civic leaders have been pressured under much criticism, most notably from a number…
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Palaces & Buildings

The Holidays at Hampton Court Palace: Light up the Palace

<![CDATA[The holidays are approaching and what better way than to spend an evening enjoying the colourful holiday splendour of Hampton Court Palace. Grab your scarves, mittens and a copy of the glow-in-the-dark trail map and partake in the magic of this winter wonderland. Begin your holiday adventure in the country’s oldest hedge maze as sparkling lights guide your journey to the centre where…
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Palaces & Buildings

Hampton Court Palace opens new gallery

<![CDATA[Hampton Court Palace unveiled its new gallery this week. The ‘Cumberland Art Gallery’ will now occupy the Georgian suite of rooms William Kent designed for King George II and Queen Caroline’s youngest son, William Augustus, the Duke of Cumberland. The rooms have been restored to the original Kent interiors, as over time, they were altered by the various Grace and Favour…
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William, Kate and Harry's visit to the Tower of London

<![CDATA[On Tuesday, 5th August, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge along with Prince Harry will pay a visit to the Tower of London, to see the 'Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red', an installation of poppies in the Tower's moat. Historic Royal Palaces, the independent charity that looks after unoccupied Royal palaces in the UK, are going to mark the 100th anniversary of the First…
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