Inside Hever Castle

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Inside Hever Castle is a new online subscription that will let you explore this historic property from the comfort of your home. You can sign up at anytime and choose between these tiers:

  1. Podcast Only – £3 per month – 1 exclusive podcast
  2. Video Only – £3 per month – 1 exclusive video
  3. Blog Only – £3 per month – 1 exclusive blog
  4. Official Patron – £5 per month – 2 items of exclusive content per month
  5. All-access Patron – £10 per month – 4 items of exclusive content per month and bonus episodes
  6. VIP Patron – £20 per month – 4 items of exclusive content per month, bonus episodes, monthly AMA, fan requests, exclusive voting power, patron shout out, complete post archive and 10% discount on Hever Castle’s Online Shop

sign up today 

N.B. Patrons can cancel at anytime. T&Cs apply.

We will be showing you parts of the Castle that have never been open to the public before, take you into the heart of the Castle archive and allow you to have close up access to some of the priceless objects that are harder to see in person. You will have exclusive access to the expertise of our curator and numerous members of the staff who work here on the Hever Castle Estate.

A number of historians have appeared on Inside Hever Castle, including Dr Tracy Borman, Suzannah Lipscomb Claire Ridgway, Lucy Churchill, Dr Lauren Mackay, Gareth Russell and Natalie Grueninger.

Exclusive content includes articles on the monarchs who owned Hever Castle, features on conservation and cleaning in the Castle, views from the rooftop, in depth information about Anne Boleyn and her relationships and more about the historic statues in the gardens.

Here is a look at the content that’s already been uploaded and what’s to come.

content for 2022 

January 2022

  • Get to know John Jacob Astor
  • Becoming Anne
  • Podcast with the Castle team
  • Behind the scenes whilst the Castle & Gardens are closed

Plus bonus content for the All-access and VIP Patrons.

So join us Inside Hever Castle.

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N.B. Patrons can cancel at anytime. T&Cs apply.

Lady Astor's bathroom -Hidden Hever Tour

content from 2021

January 2021

  • Anne Boleyn’s Image by Dr Owen Emmerson, Castle Curator Alison Palmer, Claire Ridgway, Lucy Churchill, Dr Lauren Mackay, Gareth Russell and Natalie Grueninger
  • Hidden Room: Lady Irene Astor’s Bathroom by Dr Owen Emmerson
  • Blog: The Crown Estate 
  • Podcast with Claire Ridgway & Dr Owen Emmerson on George Boleyn

Plus bonus content for the All-access and VIP Patrons.

February 2021

  • Blog: The Other Boleyn Children
  • Podcast with Lauren Mackay and Dr Owen Emmerson on Thomas Boleyn
  • Alison’s Archives
  • Castle Rooftop Tour 

Plus bonus content for the All-access and VIP Patrons.

March 2021

  • Alison’s Archives: Miniature Portraits
  • Blog: Her Mother’s Daughter? Queen Elizabeth and Anne Boleyn
  • Podcast with Dr Owen Emmerson and James Peacock from the Anne Boleyn Society
  • Alison’s Archives: Astor’s Ledgers

Plus bonus content for the All-access and VIP Patrons.

April 2021

  • Podcast with Dr Tracy Borman and Dr Owen Emmerson
  • Blog: Hever at War
  • Stolen From Hever: 75th Anniversary of the 1946 Robbery
  • The Marriage Clock in detail

Plus bonus content for the All-access and VIP Patrons.

May 2021

  • The Execution of Anne Boleyn: 485 Year Anniversary
  • Blog: Medieval attitudes to ghosts
  • Podcast: Dr Owen Emmerson and Gareth Russell
  • Hidden Room: Lord Astor’s Study

Plus bonus content for the All-access and VIP Patrons.

June 2021

  • The Early Life of Anne Boleyn
  • Podcast: Dr Owen Emmerson and Gareth Russell
  • Blog: Geoffrey Boleyn
  • The History of the Moat

Plus bonus content for the All-access and VIP Patrons.

July 2021

  • Anne of Cleves at Hever Castle
  • Podcast: Dr Owen Emmerson and Kate McCaffrey
  • Blog: Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn: Shared Emblems, Shared Books, Shared Intellect
  • Ali’s Archives: Books removed from the library

Plus bonus content for the All-access and VIP Patrons.

August 2021

  • The Moat at Hever Castle
  • Blog: Her Mother’s Daughter: Glimpsing Elizabeth I and Anne Boleyn’s Relationship
  • Podcast: Sarah Morris and Dr Owen Emmerson
  • Discover another hidden room in Hever Castle

Plus bonus content for the All-access and VIP Patrons.

September 2021

  • Discover a statue of Hever VIII
  • Monthly blog
  • Podcast: Sarah Gristwood and Dr Owen Emmerson
  • Anne of Cleves 

Plus bonus content for the All-access and VIP Patrons.

October 2021

  • Go behind the red rope in the Drawing Room
  • Monthly blog
  • Podcast: Dr Elizabeth Norton and Dr Owen Emmerson
  • Two portraits of Anne Boleyn

Plus bonus content for the All-access and VIP Patrons.

November 2021

  • Discover a hidden room in the Castle
  • Monthly blog
  • Podcast: Charlie Fenton and Dr Owen Emmerson
  • Miniature portraits

Plus bonus content for the All-access and VIP Patrons.

December 2021

  • Christmas in the Castle 
  • Monthly blog
  • Podcast: Dr Owen Emmerson, Kate McCaffrey and Alfred Hawkins
  • Art in Focus: The Yule Log

Plus bonus content for the All-access and VIP Patrons.

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