Monday 14th May – Friday 18th May 2018
Prince Harry will marry his ‘Princess to be’ Meghan on Saturday 19th May at the historic royal home of Windsor Castle. To celebrate the event, we are running a special social programme available to current students and new students booking the “Royal Wedding Week” especially.
Monday: London’s Royal Gardens of London Walk : FREE
Do you remember the royal kiss on the balcony at Buckingham Palace when William and Kate got married? Come on a lovely walk through the Royal Gardens of London and see all the special locations associated with the Royal Family. Hear all the stories and gossip about The Queen, Charles and Diana and many others. You won’t believe how green central London is!
Tuesday: Tower of London: £26.80
Take a tour with one of the Yeoman Warders around the Tower f London, one of the world’s most famous buildings. Discover its 900-year old history as a royal palace, prison and place of execution, arsenal, jewel house and zoo! Gaze up at the White Tower, tiptoe through a medieval king’s chamber and marvel at the Crown Jewels.
Wednesday: Hampton Court Palace: £22.70
The most famous resident of Hampton Court Palace was King Henry VIII. Each of his six wives stayed here: indeed this is where he proposed to Jane Seymour ( wife no 3). Inside costumed guides bring the palace’s 500 years of Royal history to life. Outside in the formal gardens, you can have fun getting lost in the magnificent maze.
Thursday: Kensington Palace: £17.00
Kensington Palace is one of the most intriguing of the Historic Royal Palaces. Discover stories from Queen Victoria's life in the Victoria Revealed exhibition; master courtly games in the King's State Apartments; glimpse a modern Princess in an exhibition of Diana's dresses; and uncover the secrets of a fragile dynasty in the Queen's State Apartments.
Friday: Buckingham Palace (Queens Gallery and the Royal Mews) : £22.00
The Royal Mews at Buckingham Palace is a working stable, and home to the royal collection of historic coaches and carriages, as well as the cars used for state occasions. The most dazzling of all the coaches on display is the Gold State Coach, used as part of the Golden Jubilee celebrations in 2002. Dedicated to works of art from the Royal Collection, The Queen’s Gallery, in addition to gems from the Royal Collection ( which is held in trust by the for the nation), there’s a changing programme of temporary exhibitions.
Saturday: The Wedding Day! Starts 12.00 St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle
Enjoy the wedding day at one of the many public venues where the wedding will be shown. There will be big screens in a number of public spaces where you can watch the joyous events of the day unfold!