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The people behind Horrible Histories will be coming to Hampton Court Palace to tell us all about those Gorgeous Georgians and Vile Victorians.
You'll see the Georgians prancing about in powdered wigs and pantaloons, learn all about their personal hygiene problems, and see whether the Victorian poor manage to escape the misery of the mines and the filth of the factories.
Note: The show will take place in the East Front Gardens of the palace. It will be open-air with grass seating -- so you might want to bring a blanket to sit on.
Craig’s review of Hampton Court Palace – “If you grew up within ten miles of Hampton Court Palace then this place was your educational day out. This is how they'd teach you some British history. They'd cram fifty kids into a big bus and then make you troop around the grounds for two hours counting up the Tudor chimneys (because every single chimney is different, you see -- and if you came here ten thousand ti… continued”
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