What's on during March
Fulham Palace is looking ahead to spring with a programme of indoor and outdoors events for all the family - from a romantic Valentine's Day dinner to music and crafts for kids.
Here's what's on offer:
Friday March 4, 7.30pm
Opera at the Palace
Following 2010’s fantastic performance. another four fabulous opera stars come to Fulham Palace. A unique opportunity to experience an evening of entertainment with singers set for stardom – up close in the Great Hall. This evening is highly recommended to all opera fans and has sold out on all previous occasions. Limited seating, early booking will be necessary!
Concert only - £20 per person.
Concert and dinner package - £55 per person.
Concert and dinner package includes 3 course dinner, with starter and main served before the concert from 6pm, with dessert and coffee afterwards.
Concert begins 7.30pm
Sunday March 6, 2-3.30pm
Romans Drop In Afternoon
Try on period costumes and handle artefacts.
Free, no booking required, all ages welcome.
Wednesday March 9, 2pm
High Minds and Long Beards: the later Victorian Bishops of London
An illustrated talk by Miranda Poliakoff, Curator.
£7 per person, includes tea following talk. (Associates £4)
With the support of the Lyric Theatre, Fulham Palace has a dedicated ticket line. Check booking details for your chosen event and telephone 0871 22 117 28 unless otherwise stated. You cann also book online by visiting What's on at the Lyric and clicking on Events Elsewhere.
Alternatively you can purchase tickets in person at the Lyric Theatre Box Office, King St, Hammersmith.
Although the Lyric will provide you with general information about an event, please contact the Palace directly on 020 7736 3233 to discuss any specific queries.
Friday March 18, 7pm
In conjunction with DR.iNK, Fulham’s premier beer boutique, a fabulous evening of food and beer matching. The evening begins at 7pm with a beer expert from DR.iNK introducing each of the specially chosen artisan beers that have been matched to a delicious four course tasting menu. The expert will also answer any questions you may have about food and beer matching.
Should you prefer you are welcome to join later in the evening simply to enjoy the beer and meal.
Four course menu with artisan beers - £45 per person.
Booking essential, to book telephone The Drawing Room Cafe directly on 020 7610 7160.
Family fun for Easter
Tuesday April 12, 2-4pm Easter Hats & Spring Bonnets
Wednesday April 13, 2-4pm Easter Bunnies and Chickens
Fun craft sessions for children, making traditional Easter items. Day two workshop uses recycled materials.
Suitable for children aged 5-12 years. Booking essential, direct with Museum of Fulham Palace, one or both sessions, £7.50 per session. Call the Museum on 020 7736 3233.
Discover the history of Fulham Palace. Guided tours of the major historic rooms on the ground floor of the Palace, including the Victorian Chapel.
Tours take place on the second and fourth Sundays of the month and third Tuesday - January 18 and 23, February 13, 15 and 27, March 13, 15 and 27 and April 10, 19 and 24.
Meet at 2pm in the Tudor Courtyard. Cost £5 per person.
Learn the fascinating history of the Fulham Palace garden, home to an interesting collection of rare trees and shrubs from all over the world, many of which are of historical importance.
Walks take place on January 19, February 5, 20 and 23, March 16 and 20 and April 3, 9 and 13.
Meet at 2pm in the Tudor courtyard. Cost £5 per person.
All tours and walks last just over an hour. Historical tours include the gardens (weather permitting). No booking is necessary and accompanied children and Museum Associates are free.
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