Queen's House closure

Visitor notice: On Saturday 23 and Saturday 30 December, the Great Hall, Tulip Stairs and some ground floor rooms will be closed. The rest of the house and galleries remain open including the Armada Portrait. Find out more about the Armada Portrait

Christmas opening times

Over the Christmas period the Royal Observatory, National Maritime Museum, Cutty Sark and Queen's House will be open as usual. We are closed to the public from 24-26 December. Plan your next visit

Essential information

Event type: 
Date and time: 
7 December | 6pm - 9.30pm
Price: 
Adult £30 | Student and Seniors £25 | 2 for 1 offer available
Location: 
Queen's House
Season: 
Christmas
Evenings and Lates
Queen's House

Join us as we celebrate a vintage ‘white Christmas’ in the Queen’s House.

Be prepared to sing along with Britain’s biggest boy band, the London Gay Men’s Chorus. Be creative with our retro craft events and enjoy a 1950s cocktail on arrival. The dress code is strictly vintage with a special prize for the most glamorous outfit. Be warned, our resident story-teller will reveal his favourite Christmas ghost story.

What to expect 

  • A welcome cocktail 
  • Christmas wreath-making 
  • A performance by and singing with the London Gay Men’s Chorus
  • Tatty Devine prize and pop-up shop
  • More vintage Christmas fun in one of London's most beautiful settings

There will be a cash bar and festive eats and treats on sale.

Contributors

Catherine Clancy is a passionate garden designer and RHS qualified horticulturalist. Catherine studied garden design at the English Garden School and the RHS Dip Hort at Hadlow College. She is a fully registered member of the Society of Garden Designers. Although small town gardens and courtyards are her speciality, she has also designed larger family gardens, edible gardens, front gardens and country gardens for clients.

Miss Libby Rose is a sewing & fashion design teacher with a light, fun approach to classes sharing her belief that the art of sewing is indeed also a mindful practice to make you feel good. Taking this message across the country in a fabulous vintage ‘Pink Sewing Bus’ helped along the way by her sponsors Hobbycraft & Janome, Libby loves to share her skills to all and her expertise at have been shared at Kirstie Allsop’s Handmade Fair (Hampton Court),  The Knitting and Stitching Shows (Alexandra Palace), The Great British Sewing Bee Live (Excel London) and Greenwich Market. Follow the journey on social media @pinksewingbus @misslibbyrose

London Gay Men’s Chorus

In 1991, nine friends came together to sing a few Christmas carols at Angel Underground Station hoping to raise a few pounds for the Terrence Higgins Trust. Fast-forward 26 years, and this once small band of singers now calls itself the London Gay Men’s Chorus. Boasting over 200 members, a selection of whom will join us for the evening, the LGMC is the largest male voice choir in Europe and regularly plays to sell-out crowds across the UK, Europe, the US and beyond.

Image of Christmas Tatty Devine

Find out more 

Tatty Devine

Catherine Clancy

Miss Libby Rose

London's Gay Men's Chorus

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