Victoria in her own words, with Jenna Coleman

The star of ITV's hit series reads from the diaries of Queen Victoria

The star of ITV's hit series reads from the diaries of Queen Victoria

When

  • 09 June 2019
18:30

Ticketing information

Adults: £20

Tickets include a drink and nibbles at the event, plus a voucher for £10 entry to Kensington Palace during daytime opening hours, on a day of your choice after the event.

Historic Royal Palaces Members will also receive a 10% discount on the ticket price. Your voucher for a £10 palace ticket can be used to bring one adult guest on a day of your choice after the event. Please call 020 3166 6000 to reserve your place. 

Separate ticket (advanced booking required)

Join Jenna Coleman, star of ITV's Victoria, as she reads from the diaries of the young Queen Victoria at this very special event at Kensington Palace.

As part of a season of events to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Queen Victoria at Kensington Palace, actress Jenna Coleman (star of the ITV series Victoria) will read extracts from the diaries of the young Queen, accompanied by readings from Prince Albert’s letters.

Hosted by Daisy Goodwin, writer of the Victoria series, and including other stars from the hit ITV show, the evening will provide a fascinating insight into the Queen, and her passionate relationship with her consort - as told by the star who plays her today.

Explore Victoria's childhood home

Discover the rooms where Victoria was born, raised and became Queen with £10 entry to Kensington Palace, included in your event ticket.

Your visit to the palace includes the new Victoria: Woman and Crown and Victoria: A Royal Childhood exhibitions, plus the magnificent State Apartments.

How to redeem your Kensington Palace voucher

Your event ticket will include a voucher for £10 entry to Kensington Palace for one adult.

To redeem your voucher, simply present it at the Kensington Palace ticket office during normal daytime opening hours on a day of your choice after the event.

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)

Portrait of Queen Victoria on a green background
Things to see Highlights

Explore Queen Victoria’s private life behind her carefully-managed public image in this major new exhibition at Kensington Palace.

Daily

Kensington Palace

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Highlights Things to see

Wander through the lavish rooms of the King's State Apartments, each one grander than the last, at Kensington Palace.

Open daily

Kensington Palace

Included in palace admission (members go free)

A selection of the Royal Victoria bone china range displayed in lifestyle setting

Royal Victoria gifts

Exclusively designed for Historic Royal Palaces, our Royal Victoria gifts are inspired by iconic symbols from Queen Victoria's reign.

Prices from £2.99 - £75

Prepare a perfect afternoon tea with our Royal Victoria bone china teapot.

Royal Victoria bone china teapot

Prepare a perfect afternoon tea with our Royal Victoria bone china teapot. The teapots engaging design is inspired by some of Queen Victoria's most iconic symbols.

£75.00

Royal Victoria Luxury White Pencil Case

Royal Victoria Luxury White Pencil Case

Our beautifully designed white pencil case features an enchanting design inspired by one of Queen Victoria's crowns and her Honiton Lace flounce from her wedding dress.

£12.99