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What a Pantomime!

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Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 1NJ
By car

There is no visitor car parking at the Castle, so we recommend you use public car parks in the town centre. Details about parking can be found on

By train

The nearest stations are 'Windsor & Eton Central' or 'Windsor & Eton Riverside'.  Visit National Rail Enquiries for times and fares.

By coach / bus

Green Line 702 service operates daily services from Greenline Coach Station which is near Victoria station, London.

Surbiton Coaches runs a shuttle bus service between Windsor Castle and Hampton Court Palace from spring to autumn. 

Tour companies operate excursions to Windsor Castle from many London hotels. For details, please ask your hotel concierge.

  • Windsor Castle
  • Next event: Saturday, 4 Dec 2021
    Every Saturday, Sunday (Saturday, 4 Dec 2021 - Thursday, 23 Dec 2021)
    Incl dates: Monday, 20 Dec 2021, Thursday, 23 Dec 2021
  • Included in standard admission ticket
  • Convert your ticket to a 1-Year Pass and return free for one year.
  • Children / Families


Everyone is welcome to join our fun-filled festive activities at the Castle.


Short, interactive storytelling sessions will be held within the State Apartments. Stories take place at 11:30,12:30,13:30 and 14:30. (Saturdays plus Monday 20 & Thursday 23)

Craft activities
Children can use the pantomime pictures on display in the Waterloo Chamber as well the display of costumes worn by The Queen when she performed on stage at the Castle as inspiration to create their own Christmas tree panto decorations or make a stage for pantomime characters to perform on.

They can also design their own costumes for the pantomime characters to wear. These craft activities will take place in the calm surroundings of the Castle's Learning Centre.

Pantomime Pictures - Family Trail
Pick up a family trail all about the wonderful pantomime pictures and learn why they came to be in the Waterloo Chamber. 

Related exhibition
The Princesses' Pantomimes

Costumes and photographic memories from Her Majesty The Queen's stage performances