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Hampton Court Palace

A wise woman once said that the best cure when suffering from significant deja vu upon returning to a city that you had a gnarly love/hate relationship with is as follows: to see first hand, in the Hampton Court Palace textile conservation studio, the recently discovered altar cloth that was adapted from Elizabeth I’s own dress. 671 more words


Hampton Court on a lovely, summer day

The weather was wonderful and a visit to Hampton Court Palace, as ever, was a joy. Here are the pictures taken in the Palace and its gardens. 13 more words

River Thames

Hampton Court Flower Show

On Sunday 9th July, 26 Red Hatters and friends were picked up bright(?) and early by a cheerful coach driver. The journey down was slow and traffic-jammed, but by midday we arrived and negotiated the walk over the stepped bridge and into Hampton Court Grounds. 242 more words

What We Get Up To

RHS Hampton Court- We are showing!

9 times Gold Medal winner at the RHS Paul Hervey-Brookes tweets about the work from students on Textile Design for Fashion and Interiors, at Bath School of Art and Design. 9 more words


Hampton Court

Hampton Court

Hampton Court

Hampton Court has origins far older than Henry VIII. Originally Hampton Court was a settlement belonging to the Saxon period; its original name was ‘Hammton’ meaning ‘a settlement by the river’. 1,134 more words

a day full of flowers

Very excited to be writing my first blog post here on the happy blossoms! It seems appropriate that my first post is all about a day surrounded by some of the most beautiful and exotic flowers I have ever seen at the annual Hampton Court Palace Flower Show and I loved every moment of it! 179 more words

Summer gardens from the RHS Hampton Court Flower Show: Final5 Retreat Garden

The small show gardens are a great way to see how plots of land diverge when each is dressed in carefully chosen colours, features and accessories to create a designer’s idea of gardening heaven. 960 more words