image for Children's Activity Event item typeTime Travel Club: Fantastical fairy tales at National Archives

Christmas Event, from 18 Feb 2020


Ruskin Avenue,
Richmond, Surrey,


Step into the worlds of Cinderella, Red Riding Hood and Jack and the Beanstalk to discover magical experiences and an exciting adventure in this sensory storytelling session! Afterwards you can get crafty using inspiration from the fairy tale characters you meet along the way.

This event is for ages 5-7 years. Parents/carers do not need to book tickets.

If you would like a free ticket for a younger sibling (one per paid child), please contact

Time Travellers will be provided with a passport, where they can collect stamps at each event they've taken part in. See how many you can collect!

Pick up one of our free Time Travel Club activity packs when you visit.

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Event details

Dates Times
Tue 18 Feb 2020 10:30 to 11:30
Thu 20 Feb 2020 10:30 to 11:30


£4 -£5



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Map reference: TQ 152728  Lat: 51.44326 Long: -0.34244

Car : The National Archives is half a mile south of Kew Bridge, on the South Circular Road, A 205. Junction 2 of the M4 motorway is about one and a half miles away. There are 116 spaces in our car park which are free (on a first-come, first-served basis) to researchers using The National Archives. The car park is open from 08:30 to 19:00.
Train : The nearest station to the Kew office is Kew Gardens (Underground - District line and Railway - Silverlink Metro / North London line). Kew Gardens is in both zone 3 and 4, and the journey from central London to Kew takes about 40 minutes. It is a short walk from the station via Ruskin Avenue to The National Archives.
Other convenient railway stations for The National Archives at Kew are Richmond (Travel one stop from there to Kew Gardens) and Kew Bridge (a 15-20 minute walk to us).
Bus: The R68 bus route ends by the entrance to The National Archives, and the 65 and 391 bus routes run along Kew Road.
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Parking: free


  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access