Albert Memorial Tour
Zone 4 - High St Kensington
Albert Memorial, London SW7 2ET, UK
Fri 25 June | 2pm
Once part of Hyde Park, Kensington Gardens offers a mix of old and new park pastimes and green space.
Get your fix of contemporary art and architecture at the Serpentine Galleries, marvel at the history of Kensington Palace or admire the splendour of the Albert Memorial. In the Diana Memorial Playground, kids will enjoy the huge wooden pirate ship, sensory trail and play sculptures, inspired by the adventures of fictional park hero, Peter Pan.
During KCAW, join a fascinating tour of the Albert Memorial which will take you beyond the railings. Get a closer look at the Frieze of Parnassus and other ne details of the greatest monument of the Victorian era.
Hear about Victoria and Albert’s passionate relationship, Victoria’s response to his death and the story of how the monument came to be built here in this very distinctive style.