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The Princess and the Pantomime


Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 1NJ
The Princess and the Pantomime, Windsor Castle


The Princess and the Pantomime

This Christmas, treat your family to an exceptionally special after hours event inside the glittering State Apartments.

Beneath the breathtaking Christmas tree in St George’s Hall, travel with our storyteller on a captivating journey through Christmas past at Windsor Castle.

You are then invited to step onto Aladdin’s magic carpet for an exhilarating pop-up pantomime in the Waterloo Chamber, exactly where The Queen performed wartime pantomimes when a princess.

Dates and times

Saturday, 1 December 2018
Matinee 17:00
Evening 19:30

Friday, 7 December 2018

Saturday, 8 December 2018
Matinee 17:00
Evening 19:30 

Sunday, 9 December 2018

Practical information

This special event is intended for children over 5 and their families.

Please ensure you allow yourself enough time to enter the Castle via the Admission Centre, go through security and walk up to the State Apartments. This walk is uphill and will take approximately 5-10 minutes. The Admission Centre will close 10 minutes before your performance start time. Due to the unique location of the performances, latecomers cannot be admitted.

The first half of the event will take place beneath the Christmas tree in St George's Hall. Seating will be available for adults and older children, and cushions and a soft carpet for younger children.

After a brief pause, the second half of the event will take place in the Waterloo Chamber. Seating will be available for adults and older children, and cushions and a soft carpet for younger children.

All seats are unallocated.

Each performance will last approximately 90 minutes.

Mobile telephones must be left in the secure cloakroom.

Food and drink cannot be consumed in the State Apartments. There will be no refreshments available.

Please note, photography and filming may take place on Saturday 8 December.

For access requirements, please call +44 (0)303 123 7324.

This event is not eligible for 1-Year Pass.

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult ticket£20.00 per ticket
Disabled£15.00 per ticket
Under 17£15.00 per ticket

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Map & Directions

Opening Times

Open (1 Dec 2018)
Open (7 Dec 2018 - 8 Dec 2018)
Open (9 Dec 2018)

* Each performance will last approximately 90 minutes.

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