Find theatre, classical & chamber music, world, folk & jazz gigs, live comedy, dance performances, children's shows, free talks and workshops, as well as our visual art exhibitions and museum programme below.
George IV became King of Great Britain, Ireland and Hanover in 1820. This exhibition, coinciding with the bicentenary of George’s accession, examines his life and reign, highlighting the contrasts between the King and his subjects.
The accession of George IV was the first time a British sovereign had kept a mistress since the time of his great-grandfather, George II, in the 1750s.
Join the exhibition curator, Dr Richard Gaunt, for a guided walk through the Georgian Delights exhibition.
On the evening of 23 February 1820, Bow Street Runners entered a hayloft in Cato Street, London, to arrest a group of armed conspirators who were planning to assassinate the British cabinet at a dinner in Grosvenor Square.
Acclaimed historical biographer Flora Fraser will speak about her research in the Royal Archives when writing The Unruly Queen: The Life of Queen Caroline and Princesses: The Daughters of George III.