Fancy indulging in a spot of time-travel this Summer? Then head to Layer Marney Tower, one of Henry VIII’s confirmed ‘favourites’, for a rich assortment of history books, extending from the Tudors to World War II and the royal wardrobe, including a historical music performance.
Box Office: Online or via Mercury Theatre 01206 573948
Festival tickets include free entry to Layer Marney Tower and Gardens
The History Books Ticket Deal: All three events for £36. Includes entrance to Layer Marney Tower and Gardens.
Discount is automatically applied when tickets for all 3 events are booked.
The remarkable story of the unsung RAF wing who rescued Britain from Hitler’s U-boats and made Allied victory possible. Based on a wealth of new sources, including from diaries, log books, archives and interviews, Leo McKinstry shines a new light on the courageous pilots, ingenious scientists and political risktakers who defended the freezing Atlantic from Nazi rule.
Fashion for the Royal Family has been one of their most powerful weapons and plays a key role in why they still exist today. Their clothes are imbued with meaning, with history, and with majesty but at their core they tell a story. TikTok sensation, Rosie Harte, dives into The Royal Wardrobe and tells of a horrible history and colourful past that will surprise and fascinate.
Alison Weir, No 1 Sunday Times bestselling author of the Six Tudor Queens series, returns to Layer Marney Tower with the second in a captivating new trio of novels spanning three generations of history’s most iconic family, the Tudors, Henry VIII: The Heart & the Crown is a riveting tale, and ultimately a poignant
one, taking an empathetic view of a man who is all too often portrayed as a caricature of his true self. This event will include a special performance by Historical Musicians Pearl in the Egg who will be playing traditional music of Henry VIII’s time.