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Divorced, Beheaded, Died: An Audience with King Henry VIII

The year is 1544 and King Henry, the eighth of that name, is engaged upon a Royal Progress about his realm and has halted at Basing House to afford his loyal subjects the opportunity to have 'audience' with their sovereign Lord and King.

Join us for the second night of our Basing House Theatre Festival for an evening of theatrical history with King Henry VIII, in the magnificent Tudor Great Barn, completed in 1535 the year of King Henry VIII first visit to Basing House. 

The audience will start at 7pm with gates opening at 6pm for picnics in the meadow. Tickets cost £12 per adult and £10 per child. 

Parking will be in the main Basing House visitor car park down Barton's Lane and we advise you to bring a torch as the walk back long the river can be a little dark in the evening. 

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Basing House is a COVID-19 secure venue and to see what we are doing to keep you safe please visit the Basing House home page. 


  • Divorced, Behead, Died : An Audience with King Henry VIII at Basing House


Basing House

Address: Basing House, Barton's Lane, Basingstoke RG24 8AE
Telephone: 01256 463965

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