Events and other uses
Westminster Hall was used for disguisings during the early Tudor period. What were these special events, and why where they held?
How did Westminster Hall become the centre of political gossip and petitioning during the late 17th century?
How did Westminster Hall become one of the chief centres of London life by the reign of Richard II? Read about the shops and stalls in the Hall over the centuries
Some coronations banquets in Westminster Hall were extravagant affairs. Discover what occurred during James II's magnificent coronation feast in 1685
What were the coronation banquets in Westminster Hall like? Find out more about these magnificent feasts in honour of newly-crowned monarchs
Westminster Hall has witnessed numerous power intrigues over the centuries. Find out more about some key political events which have taken place in the Hall