Busy programme of courses, talks, walks and family fun
April is one of the busiest months of the year at Fulham Palace with activities including as well as regular events
Here's what's on offer:
April 13, May 11, June 15 and July 13, 1.30pm-4pm
Grow your Own: Introduction to Growing Vegetables
Interested in growing your own produce? Learn practical techniques from our experienced gardening tutors on how to grow vegetables with ease.
Monthly sessions will cover everything you need to know from seed sowing in pots to preparing bed areas and harvesting.
£50 / free for Fulham Palace and Bishop’s Park volunteers
Booking essential, click here to book.
This event takes place in the Walled Garden
April 15, 2pm-3.30pm -
The Thames Family Drop-in
Join us on the main lawn and build a boat, design a riverside building, or create some animals and birds to populate our model Thames river scene. £2 per child, no booking necessary. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Suitable for 2+
April 16, 6.45pm -
A Walk with the Head Gardener
Join the Fulham Palace Head Gardener, Lucy Hart, for an evening tour of the garden to learn about its history, ongoing projects and future plans.
£5, accompanied children free.
Booking essential, click to book here
April 18, 10.30am-12.15pm -
Young Archaeologists’ Club
During the third Young Archaeologists' Club session, take a trip to the Thames and explore the local foreshore! Learn all about the history of the river Thames before our fieldwork excursion where you will have lots of fun murdlarking for artefacts.
£15 per child.
Booking essential, click here to book. For 8-16 year olds, children attend independently.
April 19, 2pm-3.30pm -
Come to the Museum and try on period WWII costume, handle artefacts and learn about the history of Fulham Palace. This is a free event, no booking necessary. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
April 21, 1pm-4pm -
Drawing in the centre and landscape of Fulham Palace
Practice your drawing skills of composition and draughtsmanship during this five week course.
£92 per person.
Booking essential through Hammersmith and Fulham Adult Learning and Skills Service, click here to visit their website.
April 27, 2pm -
Tales of the Tudor Palace
Join Curator Miranda Poliakoff to discover more about the Tudor bishops who lived at Fulham Palace. Known as the King’s Bishop, their careers depended on retaining the favour of the monarch and surviving the religious conflicts of the period.
£5 per person.
Accompanied children are free.
Booking recommended, click here to book
This event takes place at Fulham Palace and garden.
April 29, 6 and 13 May, 2pm-4.30pm -
Prints at the Palace
Join artist Jo Veevers for this three day introductory course to relief printmaking.
£65 / £55 for Fulham Palace and Bishop’s Park volunteers.
Booking essential, click here to book
This event takes place in the Jessie Mylne Education Centre
Regular monthly events also continue in April:
Monday April 13, 20, 27, 10.30am-12pm -
The Palace Explorers
Join the Palace Explorers, weekly parent/carer and toddler sessions for children aged 2-4. £3 per child, which includes a drink and healthy snack, booking essential. For more information and to book a place, go here.
April 16, 2pm - Garden walk
Join a tour of the Fulham Palace gardens, home to unusual and historically important plants. £5 per person, no booking necessary. Meet in the Museum. Click here for more information on tours.
Sunday April 12, Tuesday April 21, Sunday April 26, 2pm -
Monthly Historical Tours
Learn the secrets of Fulham Palace on this Historical Tour through the grounds and public rooms of the Palace. £5 per person, no booking necessary, meet in the Museum. Click here for more information on tours.
April 8, 2015