Enjoy a wide range of daytime and evening events at the palace, including exhibitions, special activities, tours, talks and live performances. Many are included in the price of your ticket.
23 Mar 2007 - 31 Dec 2020
Buy your tickets in advance online to beat the queues and save money.
01 Jan 2013 - 01 Jan 2016
Dress from the collections of HM The Queen, Princess Margaret and Diana, Princess of Wales.
02 May 2015 - 29 Sep 2015
12:00 and 14:00 on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Sign up at Reception
Follow one of our volunteers on a historical garden tour and explore the diverse history and recent developments of our beautiful gardens.
29 Oct 2015 - 29 Jan 2016
Death and disease, love and loss - explore 300 years of secrets on this evening tour of the palace.
07 Nov 2015 - 07 Nov 2015
Can you imagine what the world would be like if The Great Exhibition of 1851 had never finished? Join us for an in-depth look at the enduring creativity of Steampunk.
05 Dec 2015 - 05 Dec 2015
Join us for an insight into the world of Victorian pantomime, music hall, theatre and performance. Find out more the era that brought entertainment to the masses.
08 Dec 2015 - 15 Dec 2015
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Enjoy a brass ensemble as an Explainer reveals stories of Christmases past at the palace.
Carolling is on selected dates in December. Please check event details for dates.
Join us for a fun, festive evening of singing Victorian-inspired carols at Kensington Palace.
16 Jan 2016 - 16 Jan 2016
Discover more about Victorian delicacies, treats and the impact of Empire on trade, taste and trends with Historic Royal Palaces’ food historian Marc Meltonville.
13 Feb 2016 - 13 Feb 2016
Discover how science, religion, fanaticism and the supernatural co-existed in the Victorian era and what this meant for morality, beliefs and culture in Victorian society.
05 Mar 2016 - 05 Mar 2016
How did Queen Victoria manage domestic and political spheres and what did this mean for the average person? Join us for an investigation in how women’s rights developed in the Victorian age.