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Royal School of Needlework tours at Hampton Court Palace embroidery studio

PUBLISHED: 10:40 25 January 2012 | UPDATED: 20:57 20 February 2013

Royal School of Needlework tours at Hampton Court Palace embroidery studio

Royal School of Needlework tours at Hampton Court Palace embroidery studio

The Royal School of Needlework will be celebrating their royal connections in this Diamond Jubilee year with special tours at their Hampton Court Palace embroidery studio.

Originally published in Surrey Life magazine January 2011


The Royal School of Needlework will be celebrating their royal connections in this Diamond Jubilee year with special tours at their Hampton Court Palace embroidery studio.


The groups royal links go back to its foundation in 1872 and come right up-to-date with their work on The Duchess of Cambridges wedding dress.


On show, of particular note, is the sampler for The Queens Coronation train in 1953, showing the 18 varieties of gold thread used.


The tours take place on Friday March 16 and Saturday March 17; Wednesday May 16 and Saturday May 26; and Friday July 6 and Saturday July 7. Pre-booking essential on 0203 166 6941.

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