Price from £89.95 per person*
Departures from 15th Apr 2017 to 17th Dec 2017
Single person supplement : £60.00 per person
From when she was first propelled into the public eye as a shy, young kindergarten teacher sporting the Sloane Rangers' ubiquitous pie–crust collar, to the elegant, sophisticated young woman confidently gracing the world stage in the nineties, Diana, Princess of Wales' fashion choices were keenly dissected and debated across the world.
This year marks 20 years since her untimely death, and in tribute to her life a major new exhibition opens at Kensington Palace this spring. Titled 'Diana: Her Fashion Story', the exhibition charts the development of the Princess's fashion style from those first demure, romantic outfits, to the chic 'working' suits worn throughout her public life, to the glamorous evening dresses seen on numerous star–studded occasions, including the inky blue velvet gown worn at the White House in 1985 for that famous dance with John Travolta! The Princess's relationship with her favourite designers will also be highlighted in a display of original sketches created for her during the design process.
Follow the evolution of a Princess at first strongly directed by royal advisors, who slowly but surely nurtured her own distinctive style and navigated a unique position in the public eye, learning to use her image to engage and inspire people, and to champion the causes she cared about.
To complement the fashion exhibition in this anniversary year, the sunken garden at Kensington Palace will be re–named The White Garden in memory of the Princess and planted with white roses, scented narcissi and a carpet of forget–me–nots for visitors to enjoy as part of the palace admission.
This tour is organised and operated by Omega Holidays plc ABTA V4782 ATOL 6081
Overnight stay at a choice of 4 star central London hotels with full English breakfast
Day 2 morning admission ticket to Kensington Palace and gardens, including entrance to the 'Diana: Her Fashion Story' exhibition
VAT at 20%
*Based on two people sharing a room. A room for single person occupancy is offered, subject to availability, at a supplement of £60 per person per night.
Day 1 Set off for London and check in at your chosen hotel, which is usually from between 3pm and 4pm. The rest of the day is free for you to do as you please and find a nice place for dinner, before returning to the hotel for your overnight stay.
Day 2 After breakfast it's time to head to Kensington Palace for your visit, which includes the 'Diana: Her Fashion Story' exhibition and the gardens. Spend as much time as you wish at the Palace and in London, and set off for home at your own convenience.
Alternatively, you may wish to extend your stay by an extra night, from £69.95 per person.
Here are some example hotels or similar ones that we use for this break, actual availability may change with the travel date you choose.
Some hotels have an additional supplement per person, as shown below. Supplements are stated for the break (not per night)
Guoman Grosvenor Hotel, London
This elegant and spacious 4 star Victorian London hotel is one of London's finest hotels and is located very near to Victoria railway station and also Buckingham Palace and the Houses of Parliament.
Hotel Pullman London St Pancras, London
Superior 4 star hotel, recently refurbished, right in the heart of London...
The London Marriott Hotel Kensington, London
Elegant hotel just a short walk from the Natural History Museum, with gym and free Wi-Fi...
Additional supplement from £10.00 per person.
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All breaks featured are organised by Omega Holidays plc - ABTA V4782, ATOL Protected 6081, part of the Omega Holidays Group plc, White Cross, Lancaster, LA1 4XQ. ATOL Protection extends primarily to customers who book and pay in the United Kingdom. All insurance premiums quoted include IPT. VAT number: GB 483 0044 68