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.
Love Actually (15, 129 mins) tells ten different stories that magically interweave and interact with each other, but they all have one thing in common: they're all a bit Christmassy.
Note: Admission to 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”
Love Actually at Theatre Royal Drury Lane – 4 Dec 2018 – The Theatre Royal will be screening the Christmas movie Love Actually, with the score performed by a live orchestra
The Muppets Christmas Carol – 20 Dec 2018 – Watch Kermit and Miss Piggy in The Muppets Christmas Carol on a big screen by the Orangery at Kensington Palace.
The Nightmare Before Christmas – 21 Dec 2018 – Watch Tim Burton's animated classic The Nightmare Before Christmas in a pavilion on the Orangery lawn at Kensington Palace.
It’s A Wonderful Life — at Kensington Palace – 22 Dec 2018 – Watch James Stewart in the classic Christmas movie It's A Wonderful Life in a pavilion on the Orangery lawn 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
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
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.
Disclaimer: Event details can change at short notice and you should reconfirm everything before making plans