November Events at Fulham Palace

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Sunday 8 November, 2pm - 3.30pm - Museum Drop-in



During this Victorian themed family drop-in, try on period costume, handle artefacts and learn about the history of Fulham Palace.

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

Saturday 21 November, 10.30am-12.15pm -

Young Archaeologists’ Club – Investigating Historic Buildings

Did you know Fulham Palace has been the home of the Bishop of London since 700AD? During this YAC session, learn about how archaeologists investigate historic buildings and what they tell us about how people lived in the past.

Want to learn about Archaeology but don’t know where to start? Then the Fulham Palace Young Archaeologists’ Club is the place for you. Meeting monthly on Saturday mornings the club will explore the fascinating world of archaeology through practical hands on sessions with real archaeologists.

Young Archaeologists Cub at Fulham Palace

You’ll dig, sieve, measure and record your finds learning about ancient civilisations such as the Roman, Viking and Stone Age eras. There will be a huge range of sessions on offer, everything from dendrochronology to investigating historic buildings, making traditional crafts to exploring the local Thames foreshore.

 

£15 per child
Booking essential, click here
to book
Suitable for 8 to 16 year olds, children attend independently

 

Saturday 21 November, 2pm-4pm - Fulham Palace Youth Panel

Fulham Palace are starting a Youth Panel! This is a chance to get involved in what happens at the Palace from exhibitions to archaeology digs, family events to conservation work.

Free taster session
Booking essential, click here to book
Suitable for 11 to 16 year olds, children attend independently

Monday 23 November, 11am - 2pm - Kids in Museums Takeover Day

For one day only local children and young people will take over the running of Fulham Palace. They will be responsible for everything from room stewarding and manning our Twitter feed to welcoming visitors and dealing with enquiries. Come along to support all their hard work!

Free, no booking necessary.

Tuesday 24 November, 2pm-2.30pm - Palace Stories


Hear the Palace’s history brought to life in these tales of the characters who lived here and stories inspired by our beautiful surroundings.

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

 

Mon 30 November, 2pm - A Peep Behind the Scenes: Servant Life at Fulham Palace

Households such as Fulham Palace could not run without a large staff of servants. Yet often little is known about these hard-working people. Join Curator Miranda Poliakoff as she gives an insight into their lives.


£10 per person
Booking recommended, click here to book

This talk takes place in the Jessie Mylne Education Centre

Regular events are also continuing this month at Fulham Palace:

Monday 9, 16, 23 and 30 November and Tuesday 10, 17, and 24 November Nov, 10.30am-11.30am - 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.  Click here for more information and to book.

Sunday 8, 15,  22 and Tuesday 17*, 2pm /*12.30pm - Monthly Historical Tours

Learn the secrets of Fulham Palace on this Historical Tour through the grounds and public rooms of the Palace. £6 per person, accompanied children free, no booking necessary, meet in the Museum. Click here for more information on tours.

November 6, 2015