1 hour 15 minutes

Ticketing info

Adult - £12
Child - £7
Under 5s - free

Tickets do not include entry to the palace

Separate fee (advanced booking required) Buy tickets online

Some of the greatest minds and most brilliant performers came to Kensington Palace in the 17th and 18th centuries to show off their work and seek the patronage of princesses living there. From the amazing discoveries of Isaac Newton to the latest hits from Mozart, Kensington was the place to be, and it is again!

Come to this exclusive family event at Kensington Palace and watch English National Ballet perform a version of Sleeping Beauty from their My First Ballet series. The Science Museum will perform a “greatest hits” of their awe-inspiring shows and there will be plenty of laughs thrown in along the way.

Cancelled Friday 18 August 15.00 

We regret to inform you that due to the weather forecast the 15.00 performance on Friday 18 August of the Kensington Palace Family Fantastical has been cancelled.

If you would like to transfer your booking to an alternative performance day or request a refund please contact our bookings team on 0844 482 7777.

We thank you for your understanding and apologise for any inconvenience this may have caused.

Further Information

The show runs for an hour and 15 minutes and is an outdoor performance on the Orangery Lawns so please dress appropriately for the weather on the day.

Please note that umbrellas and folding chairs are prohibited as they may restrict the view for other guests. There will be cushions to hire onsite for the duration of the performance. These are priced at £1.50 per cushion or 4 for £5. Please bring cash as cards will not be accepted.

Refreshments will be available in the performance area or feel free to bring your own picnic with you if you wish.

 

Weather

Please note we will go ahead with the performance in the event of bad weather, unless there are exceptional circumstances (where the safety of the audience is at risk of being compromised). We will make cancellation announcements in the morning both through email to those who provided an address and via this webpage.

If the forecast looks poor on the day of your show then please check online before arriving onsite to avoid disappointment.

 

English National Ballet Team

Creatives

Artistic Director
Tamara Rojo CBE
Choreographer
George Williamson
Musical Arrangement
Gavin Sutherland
Dramaturg
Adam Peck
Production Producer
Michaela Ellis
Technical Operations Manager
(Maternity Cover)
Rachel Ryan
Ballet Staff
Sarah Mcilroy

Artists

Alistair Beattie
Andrew McFarlane
Anna Ciriano Cerdà
Arianna Machiori
Irène Savary
Lucinda Strachan
Mar Escoda
Patrick Ryan
Narrator
Louise Calf

Production

Technical Director
Al Riches
Deputy Technical Director
Todd Baxter
Company Stage Manager
Hannah Roy
Assistant Stage Manager
Catherine Compson
Wardrobe Manager
Sally Spratley

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