Midwinter Ball at Kensington Palace
The evening's entertainments...
Experience a night of music, magic, performance and spectacle in a royal palace
The Trans-Siberian March Band
Balkan, Klezmer, Ska, Turkish, Russian and Latin flavoured tunes from 13-piece Balkan brass ensemble - "obscenely infectious brass blow-out” (Time Out)
Julian Gaskell & his Ragged Trousered Philanthropists
From punk accordion, surf klezmer, through romantic piano torch ballads and sweet musette waltzes "an anarchic vaudevillian mix … packed full of energy" (Bright Young Folk)
The Irrepressible Mr Flay
Dramatic and death-defying stunts from the Escape Artist and Man of Action
Anna the Hulagan
Fire hula hooping spectacular from “London’s cult hula hooping artiste” – (The Times), and Triple Crown Challenge winner at the World Burlesque Games 2012
Tickets and dress code
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Dress to Impress: Snow Queens and Jack Frosts welcome, masks expected.
- Close up magic and mind reading from conjuror Michael Coffey - The London Magician - as influenced by the dark deceits of Victorian séances…
- Decadent dancing with The Last Tuesday Society's classical DJ Troylus Searll
- Latin inspired guitar and violin tunes from Con Fuoco Duo
- And finally...Eerie tours of the palace at night – hear 300 years of mysterious sights, unexplained happenings and strange stories as you are guided around the darkened rooms and echoing corridors
Warming winter food offers in the Orangery
Game sausage, mash and onion gravy- £5.00
Sweet potato bubble and squeak - £5.00
Marinated salmon and crab - £6.50
Jaffa cake trifle - £4.00