Glorious Georges  

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 31ST DECEMBER 2014

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, Kew Gardens, Richmond, TW9 3AB
 
 
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To mark the 300th anniversary of the Georgian dynasty, Kew Palace will explore the home of George II's grandson, the future George III of 'madness' fame, with new objects and displays. There will also be a Georgian garden party featuring historically appropriate food, music and costumes at Kew Palace on 16th and 17th August. There will also be Glorious Georges events at Kensington Palace and Hampton Court Palace.

 

About Kew Palace

Built in 1631 for merchant Samuel Fortrey, and later acquired by George II as an annexe to Kew House, Kew Palace served as a family country retreat for George III and his extensive family. Nestled among the greenery of the (now) Kew Gardens and perched on the river, the King loved the palace so much he was given the nickname "Farmer George" as he spent so much time away from the centre of London, out "in the country" at Kew. More about Kew Palace


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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Kew Gardens Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Gunnersbury Tube Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Kew Gardens Overground Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Gunnersbury Overground Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Old Deer Park
 
20 minutes walk
 
Syon House Car Park
 
21 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Meet Kew's Experts: Planting For Pollinators
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Glorious Georges, Kew, Richmond, TW9 | Same location as Glorious Georges
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Saturdays In The Garden With Joe Archer
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Glorious Georges, Kew, Richmond, TW9 | Same location as Glorious Georges
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Meet Kew's Experts: Bees
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Glorious Georges, Kew, Richmond, TW9 | Same location as Glorious Georges
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The Botanist on Kew Green
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
3-5 Kew Green, Richmond, TW9 | 1 minute from Glorious Georges
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Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, TW9 | Same location as Glorious Georges
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Kew Grill
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10B Kew Green, TW9 | 3 minutes from Glorious Georges
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Kew Gardens, TW9 | Same location as Glorious Georges
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The Greyhound
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82 Kew Green, Richmond, TW9 | 4 minutes from Glorious Georges
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The Bell and Crown
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11-13 Thames Road, Chiswick, W4 | 7 minutes from Glorious Georges
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The City Barge
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27 Strand on the Green, W4 | 9 minutes from Glorious Georges
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