Royal Pavilion

Pavilion Tales

Join us in the magnificent Music Room for secrets, stories and unexpected histories in these popular pop-up talks by Royal Pavilion & Museums staff.

Upcoming tales:

13 December – Twelfth days of Christmas: A Regency Festivity
Learn all about the historical observance of Twelfth Night in the time of King George IV, Emily Hall investigates the customs, traditions and parlour games that celebrated the festival of the Epiphany.

20 December – Festive Feast: A Regency Christmas Extravagance
Discover everything you need to know about nineteenth century Yuletide and traditional Regency and Victorian Banquets, in this family friendly talk from Naomi Daw.

27 December –Deck the Halls: A History of Christmas Decorations
Marcus Bagshaw traces the history of seasonal ornamentation and festive festoonery, from its humble origins in rural dwellings and medieval courts to Regency reinvention and Victorian splendour.

Please note the length of each tale varies and 45 minutes is a guide.


Free with Royal Pavilion admission