The Enchanted Palace

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 31ST DECEMBER 2012

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, Kensington Gardens, Kensington, London W8 4PX
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OPENING TIMES
Oct 1-Feb 28, Mon-Sun 10am-5pm, Mar 1-Sep 30, Mon-Sun 10am-6pm, May 13, Jun 17, Jul 15, 10am-9pm, closed Dec 24-26, last adm 1 hr before closing, ongoing
PRICES
12.50, concs 11, family 34, under 16s 6.25, under 5s free, online booking 11.50, concs 10, family 31, under 16s 5.75, under 5s free

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The Enchanted PalaceAs Kensington Palace undergoes a 12 million renovation project, due for completion in 2012, there's a magical exhibition revealing the secret stories about the lives of seven princesses who lived at the palace. The Enchanted Palace gives the real-lifeprincesses a fairytale twist through a fantasy world of installation, fashion and theatrical performance in a 're-imagining' of their lives. Mary Stuart, her sister Anne, Queen Victoria, Princess Margaret and - perhaps the palace's most famous resident - Princess Diana areinterpreted by six fashion designers and artists including Vivienne Westwood, William Tempest, Stephen Jones, Boudicca, Aminaka Wilmont and Echo Morgan. These interpretations include 'The princess who collected the world' and 'The princess who danced all night without permission' and 'The sleeping princess'. Guided by an enchanted map, visitors need to find clues that reveal the identity of the royal residents. Following the advice of palace guardians along the way, you'll discover the secrets of the State Apartments and finally meet the princesses face to face.

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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Royal Garden Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel from 119 26% off
2-24 Kensington High Street, W8 | 3 minutes from The Enchanted Palace
The Royal Garden's main attraction is the view it offers over Hyde Park, towering as it does over the well-kept royal gardens of Kensington Palace. As ... More
The Milestone Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel from 279 31% off
1 Kensington Court, W8 | 5 minutes from The Enchanted Palace
'Luxury' best sums up these rooms and apartments overlooking Kensington Palace and Gardens in one of London's most coveted positions. Apartments come with fireplaces, en-suite marble ... More
Baglioni Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel from 646 21% off
60 Hyde Park Gate, SW7 | 5 minutes from The Enchanted Palace
You can really tell the Italian influence on this London branch of the Roman boutique hotel group. Not only is it located a short step from ... More
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The Enchanted Palace, Kensington Gardens, W8 | Same location as The Enchanted Palace
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Enlightened Princesses
London > Events > Exhibitions Dates: 22nd June to 12th November 2017 - 10am-6pm
The Enchanted Palace, Kensington Gardens, W8 | Same location as The Enchanted Palace
This exhibition brings together over 200 objects owned by three German princesses who were married into the British Monarchy, Caroline, Augusta and Charlotte, and contains pocketbooks, ...More
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London > Events > Concerts Dates: Wednesday 30th August 2017 - 6pm-10pm
The Enchanted Palace, 99 Kensington High Street, W8 | 6 minutes from The Enchanted Palace
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London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 10 minutes from The Enchanted Palace
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Gate Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
11 Pembridge Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 10 minutes from The Enchanted Palace
With an average audience capacity of 70, the Gate has been presenting first class fringe theatre for over 30 years and continues to do so, making ... More
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The Coronet
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
103 Notting Hill Gate, Kensington, London W11 | 10 minutes from The Enchanted Palace
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St Mary Abbots Parish Church
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Kensington High Street, W8 | 4 minutes from The Enchanted Palace
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Diana, Princess Of Wales Memorial Playground
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Nr Black Lion Gate Broad Walk, Kensington Gardens, Hyde Park, London W2 | 7 minutes from The Enchanted Palace
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London > Shopping > Perfume and Cosmetics
28a Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London W8 | 4 minutes from The Enchanted Palace
Ultra-chic, ultra-hip cosmetics with colours to die for, all imported from Canada. A must-have for the cosmetics connoisseur. For a treat you can book a session ... More
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Whole Foods Market
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
6397 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 4 minutes from The Enchanted Palace
The Barkers Building on Kensington High Street used to house an entire department store so you can imagine how much fresh, good-for-you food you can fit ... More
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& Clarke's
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
112 Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London W8 | 5 minutes from The Enchanted Palace
From rosemary and raisin to fig and fennel, parmesan and herb to pumpernickel, & Clarke’s produces over 2000 loaves of bread every night. Undeniably some of ... More
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Park Terrace Restaurant
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Royal Garden Hotel, 2-24 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from The Enchanted Palace
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London > Education > Evening Classes
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Evening and weekend classes in life drawing and painting, taught by tutors from the Slade School of Fine Art and the Royal Society of British Sculptors. ... More
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Dana Centre
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165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 13 minutes from The Enchanted Palace
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Kensington Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Princes Square, Bayswater, London W2 | 6 minutes from The Enchanted Palace
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The Roof Gardens
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71 Palace Garden Terrace, Kensington, London W8 | 6 minutes from The Enchanted Palace
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114 Campden Hill Road, Kensington, London W8 | 9 minutes from The Enchanted Palace
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1-1a Kensington High Street, W8 | 4 minutes from The Enchanted Palace
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106 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 6 minutes from The Enchanted Palace
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Notting Hill Arts Club
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
221 Notting Hill Gate, Notting Hill, London W11 | 8 minutes from The Enchanted Palace
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Kensington Palace
London > Business > Venue Hire
Kensington Gardens, Kensington, London W8 | Same location as The Enchanted Palace
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Kensington Roof Gardens
London > Business > Venue Hire
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 6 minutes from The Enchanted Palace
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Kensington Conference and Events Centre
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Hornton Street, Kensington, London W8 | 7 minutes from The Enchanted Palace
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Kensington Palace State Apartments events

Diana: Her Fashion StoryDiana: Her Fashion StoryDiana: Her Fashion StoryTwenty years on from her death, Kensington Palace traces the evolution of Princess Diana's style in Diana: Her Fashion Story. From the demure, romantic outfits of her first public appearances to the glamour, elegance and confidence of her later life, the exhibition will explore how Diana navigated her unique position in the public eye. From her ear2017-08-22T00:00:00+01002017-08-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Kensington Palace State Apartments, Kensington Gardens W8 4PX
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event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Fashion, Health and Beauty
PRICING Included with admission to the Palace: Adult 15.40-18, concession 12.60-14.30
DATES 24th February to 31st August 2017
VENUE Kensington Palace State Apartments
Twenty years on from her death, Kensington Palace traces the evolution of Princess Diana's style in Diana: Her Fashion Story. From the demure, romantic outfits of her first public appearances to the glamour, elegance and confidence of her later life, the exhibition will explore how Diana navigated her unique position in the public eye. From her ear...More about this event
 
 

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