Japan-British Exhibition at Fulham Palace

Show celebrates 1910 White City event

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Fulham Palace is hosting an exhibition about the 1910 Japan-British Exhibition tours and garden walks.

Here are the details:

Exhibition
Until Sunday 19 September
The Japan – British Exhibition of 1910
The Japan-British Exhibition in 1910 was to help strengthen the alliance between the two countries, in terms of political friendship, trade and commerce. Showing gardens, temples, tea-houses and water features built by Japanese designers and workmen, visitors felt that they were in Japan itself when they saw the paper and stone lanterns and the cherry and almond blossom on the trees.

This exhibition documents the story of the 1910 exhibition which was held in White City.
Free, usual Museum opening hours.

Talks and Tours
Historical Tours 2pm
Learn the secrets of Fulham Palace. Regular tours on the 2nd and 4th Sunday and every 3rd Tuesday of the month. Tours include Bishop Sherlock’s Room, the Victorian Chapel and all other public rooms that are available on the day. £5, meet in West Courtyard.

Garden Walks 2pm
Fulham Palace gardens are home to an unusual variety of plants many of which are of historical importance. Regular guided walks 1st and 3rd Sunday every month. £5, meet in West Courtyard.

August 22, 2010