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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

May 19, 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’ Curator Susanne Groom enchants us with a description of royal gardens and how they were used for...


May 12, 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 award winning garden designer Anne-Marie Powell talks about mental health, horticulture and happiness.

This talk was recorded live...


May 5, 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 episode historian Dr Vivian Thomas gives a potted history of Shakespeare's use of plants and gardens in his plays.

This talk was recorded...


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.

This talk was recorded live...


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...