Discover Summer

Discover Summer at UK Parliament

Our exciting and varied programme of summer 2019 tours and events at UK Parliament between May and August is now open for booking. Get your tickets now.

Summer tours

Guided tour at UK Parliament

Take the self-guided option using a multimedia guide or a tour with one of our knowledgeable guides. Available every Saturday, plus Monday to Friday throughout August. Book now.

Tours plus afternoon tea

Afternoon tea

Stylish afternoon tea beside the River Thames is a popular way to round off a tour. The tempting savouries and sweets combine tradition with a modern twist. Find out more.

'Parliament & Peterloo' exhibition

Peterloo Exhibition artwork

This free exhibition in Westminster Hall between 4 July and 26 September explores the political and social background to the Peterloo massacre and Parliament’s reaction to it. Find out more.

Pride at Parliament LGBT history tours

Rainbow flag in front of a clock dial on the Elizabeth Tower

Join one of these guided tours in July which highlight the significant part played by LGBT people at UK Parliament as leaders, legislators, activists, lobbyists and monarchs.

Big Ben 160 evening talks

Big Ben Elizabeth Tower clock dial conservation work

Come and join us this summer for an informal evening of talks about Big Ben and the Elizabeth Tower to mark Big Ben's 160th birthday.

Public talks and events

Jacqueline Riding speaking to 'Female Reformers' during filming of 'Peterloo' at the Historic Dockyard Chatham. Photo credit Simon Mein © Thin Man Films

Attend one of our one-off talks and events at Westminster. Covering a broad range of topics, many are free but advance booking is essential. Find an event.

Big Ben and the Elizabeth Tower talks

Elizabeth Tower clock dial

Discover more about Big Ben and the Elizabeth Tower at one of these entertaining and informative morning talks.

Royalty and Splendour tour and dinner - sold out

Victorian inspired menu

A summer season of Royalty and Splendour tour and dinner experiences in the House of Lords to celebrate the 200th anniversaries of the births of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.

Commons Library tours

House of Commons Library

Take a look around this unique space normally reserved for MPs, discover the history of the Library and learn how its work supports democracy today.

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