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Out-of-hours

Grace Tosier’s Chocolate Soiree in the Painted Hall

Fri 23 Aug | 7pm–8.30pm & 9pm–10.30pm
Tickets: £35, concessions: £31.50
Painted Hall, Old Royal Naval College, King William Walk, Greenwich, London, SE10 9NN

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Join us for an evening of chocolate-infused magic in the Painted Hall hosted by renowned 18th century chocolate maker Grace Tosier. 

The proprietor of Greenwich’s famous Chocolate House, played by a live costumed interpreter from History Riot, will personally welcome you to her Chocolate Soiree in the Painted Hall for a flavour of the renowned Baroque dance evenings she used to hold for royalty and people of influence back in the 18th century. 

Guests will be treated to a mesmerising Masquerade Baroque dance performance by beautifully costumed professional dancers. You will also have the chance to learn the steps to a traditional Baroque Contradance, accompanied by a string quartet, against the grand backdrop of the Painted Hall. 

There will be plentiful chocolate-flavoured treats to sample throughout the evening including a cascading chocolate fountain, chocolate cocktails and petit fours.  

Tickets include: 

  • Out-of-hours access to the Painted Hall. 
  • Entry to the Chocolate House Greenwich exhibition in the Visitor Centre.  
  • The opportunity to take part in a Baroque-themed contradance with professional dancers. 
  • A Q&A with an historical interpreter from History Riot portraying Grace Tosier.  

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Uber Boat Joint Ticket

To arrive or depart in true decadent style, we have also partnered with Uber Boats for this event. Select the Uber ticket option to book your arrival and departure via the River Thames. Please note: Your Uber tickets will be sent on a separate email.  

CHOCOLATE HOUSE GREENWICH 

This special out-of-hours event is inspired by our new exhibition, Chocolate House Greenwich, exploring the key role chocolate played in the revival of 18th century Greenwich. 

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