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Kensington Palace are putting on a major new exhibition about Princess Diana's dresses, called Her Fashion Story.
The exhibition will explore the evolution of Diana's style, starting with the the rather demure outfits she wore at first public appearances, to the glamorous and confident dresses she wore later in life.
Amongst the many famous dresses on display is the iconic blue velvet gown that she wore at the White House whilst dancing with John Travolta. There's also the blue tartan Emanuel suit that she wore in Venice, and the pink Bellville Sassoon suit she wore when boarding her honeymoon train.
Craig has never been to this exhibition (be fair... he's a bloke), but he has been to Kensington Palace a few times and written a review on his blog. You might like to read that before you go to get an idea about what else you can see. And if you're a really big fan of Princess Di then you might like to visit the Princess Diana Memorial Fountain in Kensington Gardens as well.
> Craig’s review of Kensington Palace – “How many tourists put Kensington Palace on their 'must-do' list because of Princess Diana? If that's your only reason for going then trust me: don't bother. It's not much of a palace. It looks more like a Stately home to me -- the kind of country home you might visit on a Sunday afternoon to have a cup of tea. You can always rate a palace by the fame of the names who… continued”
Outdoor cinema: The Young Victoria – 30 Jul 2019 – Kensington Palace will be showing Emily Blunt's movie The Young Victoria on an outdoor cinema screen outside the palace
The Favourite, at Kensington Palace – 31 Jul 2019 – Kensington Palace will be showing Olivia Colman Oscar-winning movie The Favourite on an outdoor cinema screen
Slavery, Culture & Collecting – 15 Sep 2018 to 15 Sep 2019 – This exhibition explores the connection between some of Britain's oldest cultural organisations and transatlantic slavery
Feliks Topolski — Drawing Debden – 1 Oct 2018 to 28 Jun 2019 – The Bank of England Museum will be putting on an exhibition of work by Feliks Topolski about the Debden printing works.
The Sun — Living With Our Star – 6 Oct 2018 to 6 May 2019 – The Science Museum will be telling the extraordinary story of the life-giving star that sits at the centre of our Solar System.
Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition – 19 Oct 2018 to 30 Jun 2019 – Wildlife Photographer of the Year returns to the Natural History Museum with this exhibition of the top 100 photos.
Victorian surgery at the Old Operating Theatre – Sat and Sun – A demonstration about Victorian surgery inside the original 19th-century Operating Theatre at St Thomas's Hospital.
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If you enjoy Kensington Palace then you might like to visit Buckingham Palace (catch the train from Queensway to St Jamess Park), Clarence House (catch the train from Queensway to Green Park), Hampton Court Palace and Windsor Castle
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