The London Season

The Pre-Ball and Queen Charlotte’s 245th Anniversary Ball

Monday, 26th August – Saturday, 31st August, 2024

Private banquets and exclusive experiences at London’s Royal Palaces and
the fairytale 600 year old Hever castle Concluding with Queen Charlotte’s 245th Anniversary Ball

26th August

A private visit to Hever Castle, home of Anne Boleyn famous wife of Henry VIII and mother of Elizabeth I. The moated castle was later the home of William Waldorf Astor. There will be historical tour followed by a banquet in the Tudor panelled dining hall with minstrels.

27th August

Lunch at Carlton House Terrace, former palace of Frederick Prince of Wales, the eldest son of George II. Honorary guests their Graces the Duke and Duchess of St Albans. After lunch there will be a talk by Count Rafe Heydell-Mankoo.

28th August

Private historian led tour of Kensington Palace followed by brunch in the Royal Orangery. Cocktail party in the evening at Harrods Private Suite.

29th August

Historian led tour of Kew Palace, former home of King George III and Queen Charlotte followed by lunch in the King’s dining room.

30th August

Berkeley Dress Show in the Edwardian ballroom at the Taj Hotel in Buckingham Gate accompanied by a silver service tea. Honorary guests Their Graces the Duke and Duchess of Somerset, HH Princess Aiesha Shah of Lahore and HH Rani Aruna Kumari-Sethia of Koela.

31st August

Queen Charlotte’s 245th Anniversary Ball at One Whitehall Place