Princess Victoria’s Christmas

When

  • Selected dates in December and January
Drop-in throughout the day

Ticketing information

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Help Princess Victoria prepare Kensington Palace for Christmas and enjoy arts, crafts and festive foods

Princess Victoria's family panto

Meet Victoria and her family, and take part in their Christmas pantomime.

Date: 07, 08, 14, 15 December. Plus, 21 December 2019 – 5 January 2020 (except 24, 25 and 26 December)
Time: 12:00-12:30, 14:00-14:30 
Location: The State Bedchamber

Get the palace ready for Christmas

Help Princess Victoria and her family as they prepare her private apartments for Christmas.

Date: 07, 08, 14, 15 December. Plus, 21 December 2019 – 5 January 2020 (except 24, 25 and 26 December)
Time: 11:00-11:50, 13:10-13:50, 15:10-15:30
Location: Victoria: A Royal Childhood, Level 1

Christmas arts and crafts

Tree decorations

Create your own Victorian Christmas decoration for your tree at home.

Date: 07, 08 December 2019
Time: 11:00-12:45, 13:30-15:30 
Location: Battenberg Room, opposite the lift on Level 1

Victorian toys

Make your own Victorian toy to give as a Christmas gift.

Date: 14, 15 December 2019
Time: 11:00-12:45, 13:30-15:30 
Location: Battenberg Room, opposite the lift on Level 1

Christmas tree decoration
Small Christmas pudding served on a plate

Festive food talks

Discover the history of the delicious festive food that Princess Victoria would have enjoyed growing up at Kensington.

Date: 06, 13, 20, 27 December 2019

Time: 11:45-12:00, 12:45-13:00, 14:45-15:00

Location: Red Saloon, Victoria: A Royal Childhood, Level 1

Full-length, standing, facing the viewer, head turned half to the right, wearing a white dress with a diaphanous blue wrap, holding a posie of flowers in her right hand; beside a path in a parkland setting, with Kensington Palace in the distance, on the right.
Things to see Highlights

Discover the story of Princess Victoria, the young girl destined to be queen, in the rooms where she was born and raised at Kensington Palace.

Daily

Kensington Palace

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Families

Your adventure awaits! Explore Kensington Palace together with one of our activity trails or try a digital mission.

Available daily

Kensington Palace

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Children taking part in a storytelling session inside the historic spaces.
Families

Join in our lively, interactive storytelling sessions for under 7's and their families at Kensington Palace.

Second Sunday of every month

Kensington Palace

11:45, 12:45, 13:45 and 14:45. Duration 20 minutes.

Included in palace admission (members go free)