What's On in May at Fulham Palace

Talks on gardens and archaeology for adults and holiday fun for kids



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EVENTS FOR ADULTS

May 9, 2.30pm

Fulham Archaeological Rescue Group talk

Join a talk by Keith Whitehouse on the archaeological work conducted by the Fulham Archaeological Rescue Group since 1972, illustrate with colour slides.

Free, no booking needed, takes place in Bishop Terrick’s Drawing Room at Fulham Palace.

May 10, 9.30am -3.30pm

Creative Ideas for the Outdoor Classroom workshop

This professional development workshop is suitable for school teachers and facilitators and Learning Officers working with schools, families and informal groups to engage them with the natural world.

You will experience a variety of creative activities stimulating all the senses, to take away and use to enrich the experiences of your pupils or visitors to your outdoor sites.

The workshop will be facilitated by Laura Hetherington, learning and arts consultant with a specialism in theatre, storytelling and arts-based activities.

Cost £110, including lunch & refreshments. To book, contact Lauren Hetherington at laura@jakalory.org.uk or 01364 644503.

May 15, 6pm

Lecture Series – London Head Gardeners – Mark Lane

The Palace's first gardens lecture series focuses on head gardeners at London properties. The seventh and final speaker is Mark Lane, here to provide an insight into the private gardens of Buckingham Palace. 

Tickets £8, concessions £5 (Fulham Palace volunteers and museum associate, concessions, unwaged)

Booking is via The Lyric Hammersmith, telephone 020 8741 6850 or click here
Location – Carriage Room, Jessie Mylne Education Centre

May 17 - 19

Palace Art and Craft Fair

The Palace Art and Craft Fair will feature over 60 artists showcasing the best of fine art – painting, printmaking, photography and sculpture – and 60 designer/makers exhibiting orginal and innovative craft – jewellery, textiles, glass, ceramics, furniture and much more.  Housed within the rooms at Fulham Palace and within a purpose built marquee on the front lawn this is the highly anticpated return of a fair which last took place in 2011.

The fair runs from Friday 17 May – Sunday 19 May, with private view tickets available for the evening of Thursday 16 May.

For full details, opening times and booking information view the Palace Art and Craft Fair website here

May 22, 11am

Lecture: Bishops of London who came to a 'sticky end'

During Adult Learning Week, Fulham Palace presents a free illustrated talk by Miranda Poliakoff, Curator of Fulham Palace, as she takes a light-hearted look at some of the Palace residents whose lives were cut short.

Free, no booking required, takes place in the Jessie Mylne Education Centre.

EVENTS FOR FAMILIES AND CHILDREN

May 6, 2pm-3.30pm

Holiday family drop in

Take part in a free garden trail at Fulham Palace on the early May Bank holiday.

Free, no booking needed, all ages welcome.

Please note, children must be accompanied by an adult throughout.

May 12, 2pm-3.30pm

Museum drop in afternoon

Try on Tudor costume, handle artefacts and learn about the history of Fulham Palace.

Free, no booking needed, all ages welcome, takes place in the Fulham Palace Museum.

Please note – children must be accompanied by an adult throughout.

May 18, 2pm-3.30pm

Fascination of Plants Day drop in

Plants are amazing!  In this session, head for the Walled Garden and make your own herbal shampoo to take home and try out.

£2 per child, no booking required, suitable for 5-12 year olds.

Please note, children must be accompanied by an adult throughout.

May 27, 2pm-3.30pm

Holiday family drop in

Take part in a free garden trail at Fulham Palace on the May Bank Holiday.

Free, no booking needed, all ages welcome.

Please note, children must be accompanied by an adult throughout.

May 28, 10.30am-3.30pm

Maps Workshop

Maps, maps, maps, we would be lost without them.  In this craft workshop make your own map inspired by old maps of London and Fulham Palace.

£15, bursary places available, please enquire. Suitable for 8-12 year olds.  Call 020 7751 2432 or email education@fulhampalace.org to book.


April 25, 2013