24th October 2019

Queen Victoria: Daughter, Wife, Mother and Widow: A Talk by Lucy Worsley

Thursday 24th October

Queen Victoria: a little old lady, spherical in shape, dressed in black, perpetually grumpy.  Right?  Historian Lucy Worsley wants to make you think again.  Meet a complex, contradictory woman, who had a traumatic childhood, who loved dancing, who suffered calamity and bereavement, before coming out the other side as an eccentric, powerful and really rather magnificent old lady.  Lucy’s illustrated talk takes you into the life, the palaces, and the rich colourful age of this woman who ruled a quarter of the globe.

Presented in association with Clive Conway Productions

Photo Credit Historic Royal Palaces / Bloomsbury / Ben Turner


In association with



Doors – 6.30pm

Talk starts – 7.00pm

Interval – 7.45pm (20 minutes)

Followed by a Q&A and book signing



Front Section £20 **SOLD OUT**

Rear Section £18 **SOLD OUT**

** Seating is on a first come first served basis within your section. We would urge you to arrive in good time before the doors open. 



The Restaurant will be open serving pre-talk dinners.



Pea and ham soup, ciabatta croutons £5.50

Prawn and crayfish cocktail, gem lettuce, brown bread and butter £6.50

Pork belly, apple fritter, black pudding, apple puree £6.50

Spiced potted shrimps, pickled cucumber ribbons, toasted brioche £6.50

Main Courses

Roast chicken breast, fondant potato, shallots, smoked bacon, peas, savoy cabbage, chicken jus£15.00

Pan fried salmon, lemon and herb mash, green beans, sauce Vierge £14.00

Roasted loin of pork, ratatouille, sautéed potatoes, salsa Verde, crackling £14.50

Roasted cauliflower and hazel nut carbonara £12.50


Chocolate and mocha tart, salt caramel ice-cream £5.50

Blackberry crème Brule, blackberry compote, traditional shortbread £5.50

Strawberry Eton mess £5.50

Selection of Yorkshire cheese, chutney, grapes, celery, biscuits £7.50


All dishes are freshly prepared and cooked to order. Please let a member of staff know if you have any special dietary requirements or for allergen advice and information.


The Cafe will be open serving a selection of hot meals, hot and cold drinks from 5pm -6pm


Fish & chips – £10.95

Beef casserole, herb dumplings, roasted root vegetables £8.95

Vegan Curry, Basmati Rice, Pitta Bread £7.95


The Gallery Bar will open at 6pm.


To book tickets, please contact us on 01969 621146 or email [email protected]


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