Lambeth Heritage Festival at Lambeth Palace
Tuesday, 2 September 2014 from 10:30 to 15:30 (BST)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Lambeth Heritage Festival
Lambeth Palace will open on Tuesday 2nd September 2014
in partnership with Lambeth Council
Tickets availible from 28th July 2014
Enjoy a FREE tour of Lambeth Palace in the company of an expert guide. Highlights include:
- The iconic gatehouse, built in the 1490s by Cardinal Morton.
- The Archbishop's Chapel, built in the 13th Century and redesigned by Archbishop William Laud in the 1630s.
- The Guard Room, home to the portraits of 16 former Archbishops of Canterbury, this medieval room was redeveloped by Edward Blore in 1836.
- The Atrium, designed by Richard Scott Architects now forms the newest part of Lambeth Palace.
(Sadly the Great Hall will not be open for visitors on this occasion owning to restoration work.)
When & Where
Lambeth Palace is the home and office of Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury.