Events

Christmas Floral Workshop

Get in the festive spirit with this fun and unique floral & greenery workshop! We invite you to create a luxurious and stylish table centrepiece, wreath or hanging basket to enjoy over the festive period. Indulge your senses throughout the magical season with Christmas greenery, pines, cinnamon sticks, orchard fruit Eucalyptus and many more. With […]

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The Crystal Palace is on Fire! – Guided Walk

On the night of the 30 November 1936, an epic blaze burnt down the Crystal Palace! The fire could be seen from Hampstead Heath to the north and the South Downs to the south, 6 million gallons of water were exhausted to try to stem the flames, and it was remembered vividly by thousands of […]

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Christmas Floral Workshop

Get in the festive spirit with this fun and unique floral & greenery workshop! We invite you to create a luxurious and stylish table centrepiece, wreath or hanging basket to enjoy over the festive period. Indulge your senses throughout the magical season with Christmas greenery, pines, cinnamon sticks, orchard fruit Eucalyptus and many more. With […]

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The Great Exhibition of 1851 – An Illustrated Talk

The Crystal Palace Exhibition site wowed audiences here in South London for 82 years. Its roots, however, lay in the Great Exhibition held in Hyde Park in 1851: Professional history tour guide, and Crystal Palace Museum guide, Richard Watkins, tells the story of the Great Exhibition. It is a story of great Victorian ambition for […]

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Engineering Behind the Palace – Illustrated Talk

For the first time ever here is an opportunity to be taken step by step through the construction of the Crystal Palace both 1851 and 1854. We follow the methods used in the production of the materials and the techniques used to raise the structure of this unique glass and iron buildingand understand the major […]

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Motorsport at Crystal Palace – Illustrated Talk

From Formula 1 to motorbike football the Crystal Palace hosted a whole heap of varying motorsports. In this talk we you’ll be taken through a detailed corner by corner tour of the circuits in their many evolutions. We’ll also highlight some of the significant motoring achievements at the Palace as well as some of the […]

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