Hampton Court Florimania – flowers for the King (20 – 23 March)

22nd April 2009 marks the 500th anniversary of Henry VIII’s accession to the throne. The Tower of London and Hampton Court will be dedicating the whole year to marking the lasting legacy of the mighty monarch.

This Mother’s Day weekend, Hampton Court Palace will be marking the return of Henry VIII and his many wives to his favourite palace with a special Florimania extravaganza.

This year the popular floral spectacular, which takes place during the 500th anniversary of the great King’s accession to the throne, will adopt a Tudor theme and be hosted in
Henry’s State Apartments.

See also:

The Henry VII – Dressed to Kill exhibition at The Tower of London, which is on until 17 January 2010.  For more details, click HERE

For more information
Have a look at our ‘Places of Interest in London’ entry on the Tower of London and on Hampton Court Palace