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Storytastic Sundays

Family activities on the last Sunday of every month.

Family activities on the last Sunday of every month.


  • 28 January, 25 February, 25 March 2018

Ticketing info

Included in palace admission

Discover the palace stories every month!

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

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!

Story Time

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

Enjoy a favourite story in the comfort of the palace and join in with themed toys.

Aimed at under 7s, children must be accompanied at all times.

Make History workshops

12:00 and 14:00 (1 hrs)

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.

Georgian bath bombs

28 January

Queen Caroline was unusually modern in her thinking on cleanliness and took a bath every day. Find out why Caroline was so unusual as you create your own Georgian scented bath bomb.

Wacky Wigs

25 February

Create an elaborate wig to fit to wear at a palace party, make a statement and stand out in a crowd!

Royal Chocolate

25 March

Become the King’s chocolate maker and taste how hot chocolate has developed through history. Then create your own recipe to enjoy at home.


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Explore the Tower with one of our activity trails.


Tower of London

A Live Interpreter dressed as a Tudor Yeoman of the Guard, wearing a red livery coat with HR and Tudor Rose, and holding a halberd.

The shadow of Henry VIII is gone. Music, dance and fun fill the air. Have you got what it takes to make friends with the old king’s children? And is romance at last in the air for ex-Queen Katherine Parr?

10-18 February 2018

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25 February 2018

Hampton Court Palace


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