Storytastic Sundays

Family activities on the last Sunday of every month.

Family activities on the last Sunday of every month.

When

  • Last Sunday of every month
10:00 - 15:00

Ticketing information

Included in palace admission Buy Kensington Palace tickets

Discover a new palace story every month!

There is something for everyone on a Storytastic Sunday. Explore the palace with activity bags, join in with Story Time or get creative in Make History workshops.

Time Explorers Station

10:00-15:00

Discover the stories as you explore Kensington Palace with our activity bags and trails.

Find the Time Explorers Station to pick up and play:

  • Activity bags for all ages from babies to 8 years
  • Activity and drawing trails
  • Digital missions 7-12 years
  • Wear your own crown!

Story Time

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

Enjoy the magic of story time, join in the action and find out about the stories and characters of the palace.

Aimed at under sevens, children must be accompanied at all times.

Paper Dolls by Julia Donaldson
27 May
Join in the magic of this wonderfully imaginative tale and discover the story of Princess Victoria’s dolls.

A Prince and his Porcelain Cup, a traditional Chinese story
24 June
Help a prince create a porcelain cup in this traditional story and discover why Queen Mary II had such a large collection of porcelain vases at Kensington Palace.

There’s a Tiger in the Garden by Lizzy Stewart
29 July
Was there really a tiger in the palace garden? Come and find out in this fun storytelling, as a little girl explores her Gran’s garden.

Make History workshops

12:00 and 14:00 (duration: 1 hour)

Sessions have limited capacity — book your free space on the day at the Time Explorers Station.

Aimed at 5-12 years. Children must be accompanied at all times.

Draw a Story
27 May
Create and draw your own story inspired by Princess Victoria’s first storybook.

Draw a Story
24 June
Create and draw your own story inspired by Chinese porcelain vases.

Grow a Georgian Garden
29 July
Create your own mini palace garden to take home, inspired by Queen Caroline’s garden and its unusual inhabitants!

 

Explore what's on

Events Families

Explore and play together at Kensington Palace in our multi-sensory storytelling sessions for under 4s.

Selected dates

Families

Meet a character from history, explore the palace, complete challenges and win a badge in your Digital Mission!

Daily

A diamond and emerald tiara mounted on a frame on a plain background
Highlights Things to see

Learn about Queen Victoria's long and extraordinary life in her own words at the Victoria Revealed exhibition.

Open daily

Browse more history and stories

Royal Wedding 2018 official commemorative fine bone china plate

Royal Wedding 2018 official commemorative fine bone china plate

Commemorate the Royal Wedding of HRH Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on 19th May 2018 with the official commemorative fine bone china plate. Made in England using traditional fine bone china techniques, unchanged for centuries, this collector's plate has been commissioned exclusively by Buckingham Palace to mark the royal occasion.

£49.00

Queen Mary was a keen collector of Chinese porcelain and Delftware, this fine bone china mug depicts a few of her favourite pieces.

Queen Mary delft vase mug

Queen Mary was a keen collector of Chinese porcelain and Delftware, this fine bone china mug depicts a few of her favourite pieces.

£24.99

Designed exclusively for Historic Royal Palaces as part of the Enlightened Princesses exhibition at Kensington Palace. This luxury butterfly paper folding fan is based on an original fan in the Royal Ceremonial Dress collection at Historic Royal Palaces.

Luxury cream butterfly folding hand fan

This luxury butterfly paper folding fan is based on an original fan in the Royal Ceremonial Dress collection at Historic Royal Palaces dated c. 1870-1890.

£14.99