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

Funtastic Saturdays

Fun filled activity days for families the last Saturday of every month.

Fun filled activity days for families the last Saturday of every month.


  • 25 November and 16 December 2017

Ticketing info

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.

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.

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

King's Staircase at Hampton Court Palace

Join Lee Prosser, talking about his role as Curator of Historic Buildings,

22 January 2018

Hampton Court Palace

Lectures start at 12 noon

Chief Yeoman Warder carrying the Tower keys

Member-only access to the traditional locking up of the Tower of London, the Ceremony of the Keys.

17 December 2017. 21 January, 18 February, 18 March, 15 April 2018

Tower of London
Fountain Court, looking west. The courtyard fountain can just be seen through an archway on the left.

Get an expert’s guide of what there is to see and do at each palace with one of our State Apartment Warders at Hampton Court.

25 November and 21 December 2017. 20 January, 08 February and 10 March 2018

Hampton Court Palace

Tours begin at 11:00 and 14:00

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