Monday 19 April 2010

Kensington Palace, whats on and what to do

Kensington Palace - Tickets - Overview


Explore Kensington Palace and discover
  • King's gallery
  • King's Staircase
  • Sunken garden
  • King's State Apartments
  • Queen's State Apartments
  • Victoria Revealed 
  • Fashion Rules 
Kensington Palace London -
Kensington Palace London

    Overview and Descriptions 

    Kensington Palace
    Kensington Palace unveils a palace of secret stories and public lives. Visitors arrive through beautiful landscaped gardens evoking a past when Kensington was countryside. Arrive in the entrance hall to start your journey through the magnificent Kings and Queen’s State Apartments. Filled with stories of two royal courts; the Stuarts and the Hanoverians, uncover what you would have worn, how you should behave and how to succeed in the heady atmosphere of the palaces state apartments.

    Fashion rules
    A new glossy and glamorous exhibition, Fashion rules - opened 4th July 2013 represents the story of the monarchy in the 20th century featuring rare and exquisite dresses from HM Queen Elizabeth II, Princess Margaret and Diana Princess of Wales, discover how the royal figures and fashions were representative of the spirit of each decade. Surrounded by contemporary photography, film and music the visitor will get a real sense of the 1950’s through to the 1990s, decades in which the clothes were worn and how they reflected and inspired everyday fashions.

    Victoria Revealed

    Victoria Revealed, a fascinating exhibition, set within the rooms Victoria grew up in as a child, explores her life and reign through her own words. Imagine how she felt at just 17 years old on her first day as Queen at Kensington Palace, discover her romantic side through letters and gifts exchanged with Prince Albert and take a peep at moments of family life with her children and grand-children.

    Additional Information

    Venue Information:
    Kensington Palace State Apartments, Kensington Gardens, London W8 4PX
    Nearest Underground: High Street Kensington or Queensway
    Bus Routes: 9, 10, 49, 52, 70, 94, 148, 390, 452

    Image Credits:
    HM Queen Elizabeth II
    © William Hustler and Georgina Hustler / National Portrait Gallery, London

    Diana Princess of Wales
    © David Bailey

    Princess Margaret:
    Photograph Snowdon © Armstrong Jones with thanks to Camera Press
    Golden Tours act as an official agent for these activities, as such you are subject to the terms and conditions of the supplier. 
    Kensington Palace Gardens London
    Kensington Palace Gardens London

    The Kings Staircase - Kensington Palace London
    The Kings Staircase - Kensington Palace London