In focus: Short talks


  • Selected Fridays in July
Talks start at 14:00 and last 10 mins

Ticketing information

Talks take place in the Garden Room.

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Discover the history of Queen Victoria through objects

Drop in on one of our short talks presented by members of the local community who helped to curate Kensington Palace's new exhibition Victoria: Woman and Crown.

Local residents and students from the University of London shared their creative responses to a chosen object in the exhibition.

Each participant created a ghazal, a short stanza poem, which has been included in the presentation of the exhibition in the form of text labels.

Their talks will be a personal reflection on their chosen object.

Dates and times

In Focus: Queen Victoria's etching of Princess Victoria, with Niharika Pore
Friday 07 June at 14:00
In Focus: Duleep Singh's jacket, with Lucy Sproat
Friday 14 June at 14:00

In Focus: Queen Victoria’s dispatch box, with Natasha Kirit Ved
Friday 21 June at 14:00

In Focus: portrait of Duleep Singh, with Symrath Patti
Friday 28 June at 14:00

In Focus: portrait of Queen Victoria in morning 1899, with Aashna Nithianandan
Friday 05 July at 14:00

In Focus: portrait of Princess Gouramma, with Indira Varma
Friday 19 July at 14:00

In Focus: Duleep Singh’s notebook, with Daljit Bhagrath
Friday 26 July at 14:00