Here's a Christmas treat... how about watching a blockbuster movie at Kensington Palace? They're putting up a pavilion on the Orangery lawn and selling mulled wine, mince pies and hot chocolate to keep you warm.
Tonight's movie stars Hugh Jackman in the Oscar-nominated musical The Greatest Showman (PG, 105 mins), about the birth of Barnum & Bailey's Circus.
Note: Admission to the Kensington Palace is not included. There is limited seating capacity so advanced booking is definitely recommended. You can order a choice of seats from beanbags to comfy sofas.
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”
Home Alone — at Kensington Palace – 17 and 22 Dec 2018 – Kensington Palace will be showing Macaulay Culkin's Home Alone on a big screen by the Orangery.
Miracle on 34th Street — at Kensington Palace – 18 Dec 2018 – Watch the feel-good Christmas movie Miracle on 34th Street on a big screen by the Orangery at Kensington Palace.
Watch Die Hard at Kensington Palace – 18 Dec 2018 – Watch Bruce Willis in the classic action movie Die Hard on a big screen by the Orangery at Kensington Palace.
Will Ferrell’s Elf — at Kensington Palace – 19 and 21 Dec 2018 – Watch Will Ferrell's Christmas comedy classic Elf on a big cinema screen by the Orangery at Kensington Palace.
The Last Jedi at the Royal Observatory – 1 Dec 2018 – Watch the latest Star Wars movie The Last Jedi at the Royal Observatory and then learn how to build a lightsabre
Love Actually, with a live orchestra – 4 Dec 2018 – The Theatre Royal will be screening the Christmas movie Love Actually, with the score performed by a live orchestra
Free film screening of Scrooge (1951) – 8 Dec 2018 – The Wallace Collection will be screening Scrooge - arguably the best-ever version of Charles' Dickens Christmas classic
Disclaimer: Event details can change at short notice and you should reconfirm everything before making plans