Get involved at the palace

Get involved at the palace

The Kensington Palace Party

Find out how you can get involved in the Diamond Jubilee celebrations taking place at the palace

Exhibition is now closed

How to get involved at the palace

Family learning activities

Find out more about the family focussed learning activities that accompany Jubilee - a view from the crowd.

Imagine the cheers, the excitement, dressed in your best clothes, desperately standing on your tiptoes to see the queen through the crowd!

There will be exciting new explorer bags available for families to pick up to help them journey through the exhibition. Each bag will have objects and activities relating to a different character from the crowd and the procession of 1897.

Family fun activities at Kensington PalaceSummer half-term 2- 10 June

Capture the thrill of the 1897 jubilee celebration with our programme of activities. Children and their families will be able to help contribute to our own triumphal arch of flowers and garlands, create a piece of celebratory bunting and learn about early photography by making their own pin-hole cameras. 

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Adult learning activities

Find out more about the adult focussed learning activities that accompany Jubilee - a view from the crowd.

Let’s get ready to street party! For our spring adult education we will be running two workshops to tie in with the exhibition.

Cake decoratingWe have a bunting making workshop with artist Xtina Lamb and a cake decoration workshop with cake artist Rachel Mount. Our creative summer school will focus on exploring Victorian crafts and skills and will run for five days from 16 – 22 July 2012. 

Workshops are to include topics such as historic photography, decoupage, embroidery and perfume making. 

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Enjoy the party!

Kensington Palace Party – 7 and 8 July

From 12:00 - 17:30 each day

Dancing in the sunshine in Kensington GardensA FREE, fun weekend of dance, storytelling and art activities in the gardens of Kensington Palace.

Taking inspiration from the Diamond Jubilees of Victoria and Elizabeth II, get your dancing shoes on as you jump and jive in rock and roll dance classes, whirl yourself around in Scottish Country dances, and ring your bells with traditional Morris dancers!

All classes are suitable for all ages and abilities. A master storyteller will bring enthralling and amusing stories to life, and art activities will be on hand to help unleash your creativity!

Further information

Entrance into Jubilee -  A view from the crowd is included in your admission ticket and is FREE for members.

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