What's On at Fulham Palace in May

Free evening of cultural entertainment for Museums at Night on May 15

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Online booking for Museums at Night

Online Booking for Bishop's Park Tour

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Historical Tours of Fulham Palace

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Friday 15 May, 7pm - 9pm

For Museums at Night 2015 Fulham Palace has partnered with the Royal College of Music to create a special site-specific evening of cultural entertainment.

Talented musicians will take you back in time with vignette performances in the Palace’s unique and beautiful settings. Featuring a range of music genres and historical instruments, the programme will highlight some of Palace’s most intriguing stories with atmospheric pieces from the Tudor, Georgian, and Victorian eras.

Free, but booking essential. Book your ticket here


Monday 18 May, 2pm - At Home with the Bishops: Family life at Fulham Palace

The wives and children of the Bishops of London were often overshadowed. Join Curator Miranda Poliakoff as she shines a spotlight on their lives.

£8 per person
£5 concessions
£1 discount for Fulham Palace and Bishop’s Park volunteers
Booking recommended, click here to book
This talk takes place in the Jessie Mylne Education Centre

Wednesday 20 May, 10am-4pm - Knitting from Scratch
Join textiles artist Erica Parrett for this one day course covering the basics of knitting, from casting on and off to simple stitches and project ideas.

£45 / £35 for Fulham Palace and Bishop’s Park volunteers
Booking essential, click here to book
This event takes place in the Jessie Mylne Education Centre

Sat 23 May, 10.30am-12.15pm - Young Archaeologists’ Club
During this fourth session of the Young Archaeologists' Club, examine, measure and record your finds from the foreshore, just like a professional archaeologist.

£15 per child
Booking essential, click here to book
For 8-16 year olds, children attend independently.

Mon 25 May, 1pm-4pm - Young Archaeologists’ Club Drop-in
Interested in archaeology? Join our enthusiastic archaeologist volunteers on the Main Lawn for this hands-on session, and learn more about our new Young Archaeologists' Club!
Free, no booking necessary. Suitable for 8 to 16 year olds.

Wed 27 May, 10am-12pm and 1pm-3pm
Fulham Palace Fun Day
A day of family fun including crafts, storytelling and dressing up! In partnership with Hammersmith and Fulham Adult Learning and Skills Service.

Free, no booking necessary. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Regular monthly events also continue in May:

Saturday 2 May, 2pm - Bishop’s Park Tour
If you are interested in the history of Bishop’s Park, join us for our new guided walk of Bishop’s Park and Fulham Palace.
£5 per person, accompanied children free, booking essential. Click here to book.

Monday May 11 and 18, 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.

Sunday 3 May, Thursday 14 May, 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.

Wednesday 6 May, Sunday 10 May, Sunday 17 May*, Tuesday 19 May, Sunday 24 May, 2pm/ *12.15pm, 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 30, 2015