The Making of Christmas Present

Come to a talk at the palace

Come to a talk at the palace

When

  • 06, 13, 15, 20 December 2018
Every day at 11:00, 12:00, 14:00 and 15:00

Ticketing information

The talk takes place in the Red Saloon. 

Included in palace admission (members go free) Buy Kensington Palace tickets

Have you ever wondered why there is a sixpence in a Christmas pudding, why we send Christmas cards or what the origins of Boxing Day are?

Join a fun and interactive talk with our social historians and discover how the Victorians shaped your Christmas.



A view of Kensington Palace at twilight with Christmas trees and lights on the front of the palace
Families

Join Victoria and Albert and find out why Christmas was an important time for their family.

01-04 and 07-11 December 2018

Kensington Palace

Every day 11:00, 12:00, 14:00 and 15:00

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Families

Drop in and get into the Christmas spirit with hands-on activities for families.

01, 02, 08 and 09 December 2018

Kensington Palace

Drop in between 11:00-15:45

Included in palace admission (members go free)

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 until 06 January 2019

Kensington Palace

Included in palace admission (members go free)