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Historic Royal Palaces Podcast

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

Apr 28, 2022

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 art historian Anne Lyles compares the works of Turner and Constable as painters of English landscapes.

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Apr 26, 2022

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 John Phibbs delves into the work and world of the original landscape gardener Capability Brown, from the agricultural...


Apr 14, 2022

The history of the English garden reveals more than expected about the past and its people. This series explores the history of gardens as places of work, rest, and leisure.    

In this episode historian Dr Oliver Cox talks about the political history of gardens in the age of the enlightenment.

This talk was recorded...


Apr 7, 2022

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’ Gardener Vicki Cooke explores the history of  Hampton Court's kitchen garden where she works today.

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