2015 sees the 500 year anniversary of Hampton Court Palace. There is a whole calendar of special events taking place that all age groups can enjoy. With plenty of entertainment for the school holidays.

October half term 26 – 30 Oct  Turks run daily boat trips to Hampton Court Palace – kids love the adventure and it’s an enjoyable trip for the whole family.

Take a look at what is happening…

Movie Maker Mission Film Premiere 24 Oct- 1 Nov

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Following on from the successful Movie Maker Mission workshops held over the summer, this half term will see the premiere of the new Aardman Animations film, made using thousands of drawings created by children.

Daily screenings will take place in a 360-degree igloo cinema – read more

The chocolate kitchens

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Take  a peek inside the original chocolate kitchens where George 1’s special drink was prepared. Chocolate cookery courses also taking place – any chocoholic can’t resist!  see details

Costume Daily Activities

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Costumed guides take you through a tour of the palace humorously engaging with the audience. Kids get to learn about the trials, tribulations and dramas that plagued this most notorious of kings! You may even see King Henry himself!

Arrive by boat to Hampton Court Palace

Daily boat trips from Kingston to Hampton Court Palace will take place during October half term  See timetable