On sold-out days there will be a limited number of general admission tickets available for purchase on-site


  • 28 October, 25 November, 16 December

Ticketing info

Please note we will not run Last Saturdays in August.

Included in palace admission

There is something for everyone on a Funtastic Saturday. Explore the palace with activity bags from the Time Explorers Station, listen to Story Time or take part in a Make History workshop.

Make History

12:00 and 14:00 (1 hr)

Create your own piece of the past in our making workshops suitable for 5-12 years.

Saturday 28 October
Become an animator and create a Victorian zoetrope toy, and you find out how we see a moving image.

Georgian Games
Saturday 25 November
Create your own Georgian board game, and discover the fun and games of the Georgian court.

Victorian puppet theatres
Saturday 16 December
Make your own shadow puppet theatre to take home.

Story Time

11:30, 13.00 and 14:30 (Duration 20 mins)

Enjoy a well known story in the comfort of the palace and join in with themed toys.
Aimed at under 7s, children must be accompanied at all times.

October – Colours, discover how to make colours for Isacc Newton
November – A Merry Christmas, with Ernest and Celestine
December – A Merry Christmas, with Ernest and Celestine

Time Explorers Station


Enjoy activities for all the family and discover the stories of Kensington Palace.

Find the Time Explorers Station to pick up and play:

  • Activity bags for all ages from babies to 13 years
  • Activity and drawing trails
  • Digital missions
  • Wear your own crown!

Explore what's on

Lunchtime Lecture with Daniel Jackson, Curator of Historic Buildings

13 November 2017

Hampton Court Palace
Live interpreters in the Medieval Palace at the Tower of London.

Step inside the luxurious lodgings of two kings, meticulously re-created in the Medieval Palace at the Tower of London.

Open daily

Tower of London
Wilson's Passage, looking south. The walls on either side of the passage are decorated with back vitrified bricks laid in diagonal patterns.

Come along and enjoy a fascinating talk by Nicola Tallis on her newest book, Elizabeth's Rival: The Tumultuous Tale of Lettice Knollys, Countess of Leicester

06 November 2017

Hampton Court Palace

Doors open at 13:45 for a 14:00 start

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