Jubilee - A View From the Crowd

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 4TH SEPTEMBER 2012

ADDRESS
Kensington Palace State Apartments, Kensington Gardens, Kensington, London W8 4PX 
 
Dates:
24th May 2012 until 4th September 2012
 
OPENING TIMES
Daily 10am-6pm, last adm 5pm
 
PRICES
£14.50 (Adults), £12 (Concs), FREE (Children)
 

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Jubilee - A View From the CrowdAs we are in the grip of Diamond Jubilee fever, celebrating Queen Elizabeth II's 60 years on the throne, Kensington Palace gives us an insight into the last time the country celebrated such an anniversary of their queen. In 1897 it was Queen Victoria who had been on the throne for six decades - the first monarch to do so - and through Jubilee - A View From the Crowd we get the viewpoint of the people who celebrated her 60 year reign. Central to the celebrations was a grand procession on 22 June 1897 in London, which took Victoria from Buckingham Palace to St Paul's Cathedral for a service of thanksgiving (parallels can be drawn with today's Service of Thanksgiving), before crossing over the river, through Southwark and back to the Palace. 50,000 troops and 3 million people filled London's streets and the exhibition captures the festive mood of the celebrations through a range of specially selected objects which help transport visitors back to 1897. With London celebrating another Diamond Jubilee in 2012 it's an opportunity to see how the country celebrates such rare occasions. Kensington Palace also has a new permanent exhibition, Victoria Revealed, which reveals more about the life and reign of the queen who was one of the palace's most famous residents.

 

About Kensington Palace State Apartments

Originally a private country house, public visitors are now warmly welcomed into Kensington Palace, the birthplace of Queen Victoria and home to Princess Diana between 1981 and 1997. Relive the moment in the Victorian Rooms when the young Princess Victoria discovered that she was to become Queen. More about Kensington Palace State Apartments

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Fashion RulesFashion RulesTake a nostalgic look back at recent decades of royal dress through the wardrobes of three members of the British monarchy: HM Queen Elizabeth II in the 1950s, Princess Margaret in the 1960s and 70s and Diana, Princess of Wales in the 1980s. Fashion Rules presents five rooms within Kensington Palace where elegant and extraordinary couture dresses b27th January 2015Saturday 4th July 2015 Where:
Kensington Palace State Apartments,   Kensington Gardens      W8 4PX
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Fashion Rules
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Fashion
DATES  4th July 2013 to 4th July 2015
VENUE  Kensington Palace State Apartments 
Take a nostalgic look back at recent decades of royal dress through the wardrobes of three members of the British monarchy: HM Queen Elizabeth II in the 1950s, Princess Margaret in the 1960s and 70s and Diana, Princess of Wales in the 1980s. Fashion Rules presents five rooms within Kensington Palace where elegant and extraordinary couture dresses b... More about this event
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