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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

Jun 30, 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 landscape architect Robert Myers describes the personality of the Magic Garden at Hampton Court Palace as a playful space for...


Jun 23, 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 Alison Sim talks about how the Tudors used gardens as places for play, pleasure and to show their power.

This talk was...


Jun 9, 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 Kate Felus explores the Georgians’ relationship with gardens and pleasure.

This talk was recorded live at Hampton Court...


Jun 2, 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 Maze designer Adrien Fisher tells us about the trend of the maze both in history, and in culture today.

This talk was recorded live...


May 26, 2022

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...