Family Day
Start Date: 11th Feb 2017
End Date: 11th Feb 2017
Start Time: 10:00
End Time: 13:30

Location - The Abbey

Discover the Abbey’s royal history during Family Day on Saturday 11th February. Join in activities throughout the day, and find out about coronations, make your own crown to take home, and hear the Abbey choir.

All activities are suitable for children aged 3+, and are free with entry to the Abbey.

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Sovereign Stories

10.30am - 11.15am | 12.15 - 1.00pm | 1.30pm -2.15pm
Meet at the High Altar pulpit
Join our storyteller Alice who will bring the Abbey's royal past to life with puppetry and tales of royalty and power!

Kings, Queens and Coronation Tour

10.00am | 11.30am | 1.00pm
Meet at the Coronation Chair
Become a monarch for the day and find out about some of Britain's most famous kings and queens and their most special day at Westminster Abbey.

Make like a Monarch

10.00am - 1.30pm
Create a crown of your own design to rival the crown jewels and wear throughout your visit as you walk in the footsteps of royalty.

The Westminster Abbey Choir

11.45am - 12.15pm
Listen to the world-famous Choir of Westminster Abbey as they perform parts of the repertoire fit for the Queen.

Family Prayers

11.30am | 1.15pm
The Shrine
Join our Minor Canons as they lead you in family prayers in the most sacred part of the Abbey, the Shrine of St Edward the Confessor

King of the Jungle

10.30am - 1.30pm
Poets' Corner
Make a lion inspired by the friendly character from our new Family Tail as a memento of your visit.

Family Trail

Families can also explore the Abbey using a brand new Family Trail, which includes activities, questions, and lots of special things to look out for. There is also the added incentive of a badge for all who finish it!

Kids Go Free

Family Day is taking place as part of Kids Go Free week, running from Saturday 11th– Saturday 18th February. Each adult ticket purchased (£20.00) provides free entry for up to three children, saving up to £27.00. For larger groups, there is a 15% discount on family tickets throughout the week, saving up to £11.00.

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Further Information

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