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December 2016

The Palace Explorers

Mon 5 December, Mon 12 Dec, 9.30am-10.30am

The Palace Explorers

Join the Palace Explorers, weekly parent/carer and toddler sessions for children aged 2-4. £4 per child, which includes a drink and healthy snack, booking essential. Click here for more information and to book.

The Palace Explorers

Tue 6 December, Tue 13 Dec, 9.30am-10.30am

The Palace Explorers

Join the Palace Explorers, weekly parent/carer and toddler sessions for children aged 2-4. £4 per child, which includes a drink and healthy snack, booking essential. Click here for more information and to book.

Monthly Historical Tours

Wed 7 December, Sun 11 Dec*, Sun 18 Dec*, 2pm /*12.30pm

Monthly Historical Tours

Learn the secrets of Fulham Palace on this Historical Tour through the grounds and public rooms of the Palace. £6 per person, accompanied children free, no booking necessary, meet in the Museum. Weekday tours begin at 2pm, Sunday tours at 12.30pm. Click here for more information on tours.

 

Father Christmas – SOLD OUT

Sun 11 December, 9am-5pm

Father Christmas – SOLD OUT

Father Christmas is returning to Fulham Palace! Bring the whole family to visit Santa Claus in our beautifully decorated Tudor Great Hall, and make sure you are on the Nice list to receive your special present!

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Christmas Pantomime- Aladdin – SOLD OUT

Sun 11 December, 11am and 1pm

Christmas Pantomime- Aladdin – SOLD OUT

Follow the resourceful Aladdin and his best friend, the mischievous monkey Abu, in this classic tale of rags to riches – with an evil sorcerer, a magical lamp and a genie that holds the power to grant his master three wishes.

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Family Christmas Carol Concert – SOLD OUT

Sun 11 December, 3.30pm- 4.30pm

Family Christmas Carol Concert – SOLD OUT

Sing along to favourite Christmas carols at our child-friendly concert for the whole family. Held in our Victorian Chapel, this concert features the Fulham Children’s Choir with festive classics that both young and old will enjoy.

This event has sold out.

Christmas Carol Concert – SOLD OUT

Sun 11 December, 6.30pm-8pm

Christmas Carol Concert – SOLD OUT

Come along for an evening of Christmas celebration in our atmospheric Victorian Chapel. Join in with traditional carols led by the Fulham Camerata choir.

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January 2017

The Palace Explorers

Mon 9 January, Mon 16 Jan, Mon 23 Jan, Mon 30 Jan, 9.30am-10.30am

The Palace Explorers

Join the Palace Explorers, weekly parent/carer and toddler sessions for children aged 2-4. £4 per child, which includes a drink and healthy snack, booking essential. Click here for more information and to book.

The Palace Explorers

Tue 10 January, Tue 17 Jan, Tue 24 Jan, Tue 31 Jan, 9.30am-10.30am

The Palace Explorers

Join the Palace Explorers, weekly parent/carer and toddler sessions for children aged 2-4. £4 per child, which includes a drink and healthy snack, booking essential. Click here for more information and to book.

Monthly Historical Tours

Wed 4 January, Sun 8 Jan*, Sun 15 Jan*, Tue 17 Jan, Sun 22 Jan*, 2pm/*12.30pm

Monthly Historical Tours

Learn the secrets of Fulham Palace on this Historical Tour through the grounds and public rooms of the Palace. £6 per person, accompanied children free, no booking necessary, meet in the Museum. Weekday tours begin at 2pm, Sunday tours at 12.30pm. Click here for more information on tours.

The Angel in the Detail: Architectural Secrets of Fulham Palace

Thu 12 January, 2pm-3pm

The Angel in the Detail: Architectural Secrets of Fulham Palace

Examine the plasterwork, stained glass and carving that decorate Fulham Palace during this special tour with Miranda Poliakoff, Curator.

Free, booking recommended. Click here to book.

Youth Panel

Sat 21 January, 2pm-4pm

Youth Panel

Join us each month for a host of fun activities and the opportunity to learn new creative skills! If you like arts and history, want to meet new people or just want to get involved in something creative in your local community, then come along and have a go!

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Hands-on Archaeology

Sun 22 January, 1pm-3pm

Hands-on Archaeology

Come along to this drop-in session for a rare opportunity to get up close and personal with some of our archaeological finds and learn more about the rich and varied history of our ancient site.

Free, no booking necessary. Suitable for adults and children of all ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

From Fulham to Lambeth: Bishops of London who became Archbishops of Canterbury

Mon 23 January, 2pm-3pm

From Fulham to Lambeth: Bishops of London who became Archbishops of Canterbury

Around a sixth of the 105 men to hold the office of Archbishop of Canterbury have previously been Bishops of London. This illustrated talk by Matti Watton, Archivist at Lambeth Palace Library, will showcase items relating to them, from Mellitus in the 7th century to Geoffrey Fisher in the 20th.

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February 2017

Monthly Historical Tours

Wed 1 February, Sun 12 Feb*, Sun 19 Feb*, Tue 21 Feb, Sun 26 Feb*, 2pm/*12.30pm

Monthly Historical Tours

Learn the secrets of Fulham Palace on this Historical Tour through the grounds and public rooms of the Palace. £6 per person, accompanied children free, no booking necessary, meet in the Museum. Weekday tours begin at 2pm, Sunday tours at 12.30pm. Click here for more information on tours.

The Palace Explorers

Mon 6 February, Mon 13 Feb, Mon 20 Feb, Mon 27 Feb, 9.30am-10.30am

The Palace Explorers

Join the Palace Explorers, weekly parent/carer and toddler sessions for children aged 2-4. £4 per child, which includes a drink and healthy snack, booking essential. Click here for more information and to book.

Apple Tree Pruning Workshop

Mon 6 February, 10.30am-12.30pm

Apple Tree Pruning Workshop

Find out how to get the very best out of your apple and pear trees following this practical, hands-on guide to winter pruning with Lucy Hart, Head Gardener.

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The Palace Explorers

Tue 7 February, Tue 14 Feb, Tue 21 Feb, Tue 28 Feb, 9.30am-10.30am

The Palace Explorers

Join the Palace Explorers, weekly parent/carer and toddler sessions for children aged 2-4. £4 per child, which includes a drink and healthy snack, booking essential. Click here for more information and to book.

Discover London Children’s Book Swap

Sat 11 February, 12pm-3pm

Discover London Children’s Book Swap

Come along to the Fulham Palace Book Swap as all things bookish take over the Capital for one day only! Give your old and unwanted books a new home, find great new books to take away and make your very own journal.

Free, no booking necessary. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Family Activity Day: The Venerable Victorians

Wed 15 February, 11am-3pm

Family Activity Day: The Venerable Victorians

Imagine yourself as a Victorian Lady or Gent this half term, with costumes to try on and a whole host of Victorian themed activities and take-home crafts.

Free, no booking necessary. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Opera at the Palace

Fri 17 February, 7.30pm-9.30pm

Opera at the Palace

We are delighted to partner once again with the National Opera Studio for this fabulous evening of opera at Fulham Palace. Take advantage of this rare opportunity to see emerging stars of the future in an intimate setting.

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The Continuity of Heritage Carving: Why and How

Sat 18 February, 2pm-4pm

The Continuity of Heritage Carving: Why and How

Master wood carver Hugh Wedderburn examines the point of modern day craftsmanship in today's age of outsourcing and digital printing.

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Fulham Palace of the Future

Mon 27 February, 2pm-3pm

Fulham Palace of the Future

During this afternoon talk, leading heritage architects, Purcell, discuss both the challenges and opportunities presented by the forthcoming restoration project at Fulham Palace.

Free, booking recommended. Click here to book.

March 2017

Monthly Historical Tours

Wed 1 March, Sun 12 Mar*, Sun 19 Mar*, Tue 21 Mar, Sun 26 Mar* 2pm /*12.30pm

Monthly Historical Tours

Learn the secrets of Fulham Palace on this Historical Tour through the grounds and public rooms of the Palace. £6 per person, accompanied children free, no booking necessary, meet in the Museum. Click here for more information on tours.

The Palace Explorers

Mon 6 March, Mon 13 Mar, Mon 20 Mar, Mon 27 Mar, 9.30am-10.30am

The Palace Explorers

Join the Palace Explorers, weekly parent/carer and toddler sessions for children aged 2-4. £4 per child, which includes a drink and healthy snack, booking essential. Click here for more information and to book.

The Palace Explorers

Tue 7 March, Tue 14 Mar, Tue 21 Mar, Tue 28 Mar, 9.30am-10.30am

The Palace Explorers

Join the Palace Explorers, weekly parent/carer and toddler sessions for children aged 2-4. £4 per child, which includes a drink and healthy snack, booking essential. Click here for more information and to book.

Exotic Tastes in Rococo England

Wed 15 March, 6.30pm-8pm

Exotic Tastes in Rococo England

Fulham Palace and Chiswick Decorative & Fine Arts Society present this illustrated evening talk on the influences and styles of Rococo England, examining the unrivalled flights of fancy such tastes created both in the garden and inside the house.

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Hands-on Archaeology

Sun 19 March, 1pm-3pm

Hands-on Archaeology

Come along to this drop-in session for a rare opportunity to get up close and personal with some of our archaeological finds and learn more about the rich and varied history of our ancient site.

Free, no booking necessary. Suitable for adults and children of all ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Landscaping the Palace

Thu 23 March, 2pm

Landscaping the Palace

Lucy Hart, Head Gardener, leads this tour of the gardens at Fulham Palace examining the proposed landscape works for our upcoming restoration project. A special opportunity to learn more about this landmark project and envisage the gardens of the future.

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Brushwood Staking Baskets

Mon 27 March, 1.30pm-3.30pm

Brushwood Staking Baskets

Learn how to create beautiful plant supports using coppiced hazel brushwood from the Fulham Palace gardens and make an attractive feature for your own garden borders.

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April 2017

The Palace Explorers

Mon 3 April, Mon 10 Apr, Mon 17 Apr, Mon 24 Apr 9.30am-10.30am

The Palace Explorers

Join the Palace Explorers, weekly parent/carer and toddler sessions for children aged 2-4. £4 per child, which includes a drink and healthy snack, booking essential. Click here for more information and to book.

Catharine Tait: Victorian Pioneer

Mon 3 April, 2pm-3pm

Catharine Tait: Victorian Pioneer

This talk by Miranda Poliakoff, Curator, examines the life of Catharine Tait, wife of Bishop Tait. Despite the personal tragedy of losing five daughters to scarlet fever, she became a pioneer amongst clergy wives and was a remarkable woman in her own right.

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The Palace Explorers

Tue 4 April, Tue 11 Apr, Tue 18 Apr, Tue 25 Apr, 9.30am-10.30am

The Palace Explorers

Join the Palace Explorers, weekly parent/carer and toddler sessions for children aged 2-4. £4 per child, which includes a drink and healthy snack, booking essential. Click here for more information and to book.

Monthly Historical Tours

Wed 5 April, Sun 9 Apr*, Sun 16 Apr*, Tue 18 Apr, Sun 23 Apr* 2pm /*12.30pm

Monthly Historical Tours

Learn the secrets of Fulham Palace on this Historical Tour through the grounds and public rooms of the Palace. £6 per person, accompanied children free, no booking necessary, meet in the Museum. Click here for more information on tours.

Garden Walk

Thu 6 April, 2pm

Garden Walk

Join us for this tour of the Fulham Palace garden and discover more about its history and the rare plants grown at the Palace today.

The garden has a long and fascinating history dating back to the Tudor period when Bishop Grindal introduced the tamarisk to England through to Bishop Compton’s famous collection of plants in the early 1700s.

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Little Green Fingers Gardening Session

Sat 8 April, 10.30am-12pm

Little Green Fingers Gardening Session

Sow seeds in our specially prepared Little Green Fingers bed and explore how vegetables and flowers grow during this hands-on gardening workshop.

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Springtime at the Palace

Sun 16 April, 11am-3pm

Springtime at the Palace

Celebrate all things Springtime at this Easter Sunday activity day, with whimsical storytelling, an Easter trail, Georgian chocolate making workshops and a whole host of fun art and craft activities!

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Easter Trail

Mon 17 April, 12pm-3pm

Easter Trail

Our Museum and garden are full of clues this Easter! Find them all and win a special chocolate prize.

£3 per child, no booking necessary. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

A Guide to Wisteria

Thu 20 April, 2pm-3pm

A Guide to Wisteria

Lucy Hart, Head Gardener, takes great delight in working with the stunning and historic wisteria specimens at Fulham Palace. During this talk Lucy will explore the fascinating history and background of the species.

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A Guide to Wisteria

Thu 27 April, 6.30pm-8pm

A Guide to Wisteria

Lucy Hart, Head Gardener, takes great delight in working with the stunning and historic wisteria specimens at Fulham Palace. During this talk Lucy will explore the fascinating history and background of the species.

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Garden Walk

Sun 30 April, 2pm

Garden Walk

Join us for this tour of the Fulham Palace garden and discover more about its history and the rare plants grown at the Palace today.

The garden has a long and fascinating history dating back to the Tudor period when Bishop Grindal introduced the tamarisk to England through to Bishop Compton’s famous collection of plants in the early 1700s.

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