Buckingham Palace - Virtually all yours

Explore the historic residence of British royalty from the comfort of your own home.

Are you sitting comfortably? Then we’ll begin. History and stories abound about Buckingham Palace and its surroundings. Using pictures, old paintings, Google earth - and 360 degree views of the most spectacular rooms - this fascinating virtual tour will bring the palace and its past to life.

Your guide (and history buff) Loona Hazarika will accompany you through the tour, where you’ll find out about all about the preparations needed for a royal banquet, visit the drawing room with a secret door, learn of rumours of a secret tunnel and virtually visit the gallery that has largest collection of Canalettos in the world.

Take a virtual stroll down the Mall and around St James’s Park to hear stories about Henry VIII’s jousting ground, how the Stuarts made it in to a pleasure park and curious facts such as how the British taught the French to bottle champagne and who exactly the grand old duke of York was (in fact he wasn’t all that grand at all).

This engaging one-and-a-half-hour virtual tour takes place on 2nd February 2022 and you can join in online at www.mirthy.co.uk. There’s also a recording available to watch for 7 days afterwards for anyone who misses the live event. 

At Mirthy we understand that currently, not everyone feels comfortable being out in shared spaces. Which is why our virtual events bring the world to you. Join Mirthy’s online community and try over 50 classes & events for free. Simply visit https://www.mirthy.co.uk/ 

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