80 episodes

This podcast is a collection of recorded talks and lectures given by curators and experts at our palaces. It explores how monarchs and people have shaped society, in some of the greatest palaces ever built.

For more information on Historic Royal Palaces visit hrp.org.uk

Historic Royal Palaces Podcast Historic Royal Palaces

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    • 4.6 • 91 Ratings

This podcast is a collection of recorded talks and lectures given by curators and experts at our palaces. It explores how monarchs and people have shaped society, in some of the greatest palaces ever built.

For more information on Historic Royal Palaces visit hrp.org.uk

    The Magic Garden at Hampton Court Palace

    The Magic Garden at Hampton Court Palace

    The history of the English garden reveals more than expected about the past and its people. This series explores the theme of gardens as places of work, rest, and leisure.    
    In this talk landscape architect Robert Myers describes the personality of the Magic Garden at Hampton Court Palace as a playful space for children.
    This talk was recorded live at Hampton Court Palace in 2015.

    • 24 min
    Gardens - Tudor Gardens

    Gardens - Tudor Gardens

    The history of the English garden reveals more than expected about the past and its people. This series explores the theme of gardens as places of work, rest, and leisure.    
    In this talk historian Alison Sim talks about how the Tudors used gardens as places for play, pleasure and to show their power.
    This talk was recorded live at Hampton Court Palace in 2015.

    • 18 min
    Gardens - Georgian gardens

    Gardens - Georgian gardens

    The history of the English garden reveals more than expected about the past and its people. This series explores the theme of gardens as places of work, rest, and leisure.    
    In this talk historian Kate Felus explores the Georgians’ relationship with gardens and pleasure.
    This talk was recorded live at Hampton Court Palace in 2015.
    For more information on the history and stories of our palaces visit: www.hrp.org.uk/history-and-stories

    • 18 min
    Gardens - The history of the maze at Hampton Court Palace

    Gardens - The history of the maze at Hampton Court Palace

     The history of the English garden reveals more than expected about the past and its people. This series explores the theme of gardens as places of work, rest, and leisure.     In this talk Maze designer Adrien Fisher tells us about the trend of the maze both in history, and in culture today.
    This talk was recorded live at Hampton Court Palace in 2015.
    For more information on the history and stories of our palaces visit: www.hrp.org.uk/history-and-stories

    • 12 min
    A history of Royal Jubilees

    A history of Royal Jubilees

    In this special episode, we celebrate Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee with a rip-roaring tour of the history of Royal Jubilees. Join Curators Charles Farris, Joanna Marschner and Lee Prosser as they find out what it takes to make an iconic Jubilee celebration.   To find out more about Superbloom at the Tower of London and other Jubilee celebrations at Historic Royal Palaces visit hrp.org.uk  
     
    Image © Garry Knight

    • 45 min
    Gardens - Royal gardens

    Gardens - Royal gardens

    The history of the English garden reveals more than expected about the past and its people. This series explores the theme of gardens as places of work, rest, and leisure.     In this talk Historic Royal Palaces’ Curator Susanne Groom enchants us with a description of royal gardens and how they were used for rest.
    This talk was recorded live at Hampton Court Palace in 2015. 
    For more information on the history and stories of our palaces visit: www.hrp.org.uk/history-and-stories

    • 21 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
91 Ratings

91 Ratings

Sweet*chilli ,

Love this podcast

I am so glad I came across this! Some audio quality is not as good as the recording is from live events in the past, but the topics are fascinating and while all the historians there are worth a listen, Lucy Worsley is amazing as always x

Jillhazeljill ,

so pleased I found this podcast

What an interesting look at history, so enjoyable, thank you!

esgann ,

Interesting but sound quality is poor

Interesting topics but the sound quality is really poor. I’ve had to turn off sometimes.

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