Story Time


  • Sunday 14 July, Sunday 11 August, Sunday 08 September
11:45, 12:45, 13:45 and 14:45. Duration 20 minutes.

Ticketing information

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Join in our children's storytelling sessions at Kensington Palace

Story Time is a regular interactive storytelling session for under 7’s and their families.

Explore a different palace story each month through a picture book and get involved in the action with songs, rhymes and more.

Which stories are coming up?

The Story Machine by Tom McLaughlin

Discover the power of the story machine, and create your own stories like Princess Victoria did in this interactive storytelling session.

Date: Sunday 14 July
Location: Princess at Play, second room of Victoria: A Royal Childhood, Level 1


Dogs don’t do Ballet by A. Kemp

Join in this hilarious story about a dog who shares one of Princess Victoria’s favourite pastimes, dancing!

Date: Sunday 11 August
Location: Battenberg Room, Level 1


Chapatti Moon by Pippa Goodhart

One of Queen Victoria’s favourite foods was curry, she loved it so much it became a popular cuisine in Britain. Join in this exciting adventure about a runaway chapatti, and help the storyteller make a delicious smelling curry.

Date: Sunday 08 September
Location: Princess at Play, second room of 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.


Kensington Palace

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An artist character stood painting in Kensington Palace

Meet a character from history, explore the palace, complete challenges and win a badge in your digital mission.


Kensington Palace

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


Kensington Palace

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