Step into a magical winter garden at The Roof Gardens on Saturday 10th December and enjoy the ultimate festive family experience. For one day only, our resident flamingos will take on the role of ‘Santa’s little helpers’ as Father Christmas pays a special visit 100ft above Kensington High Street.

Between 11am – 4pm, youngsters are invited to enjoy an afternoon of entertainment including Christmas crafts and festive films before meeting the guest of honour, Father Christmas. Parents can relax in the Gardens with a drink in hand as they are treated to a warming glass of mulled wine and mince pies against the background of classic carols from a roaming live band; meanwhile the BBQ grills will also be fired up offering an assortment of gourmet seasonal dishes with prices starting from £10.


Tickets are priced at £10 for children and £15 for adults*, and are available from Ticketweb. 10% of ticket sales will be donated to The Roof Gardens’ chosen charity Starlight.

Starlight grants once-in-a-lifetime wishes for seriously and terminally ill children, restoring the magic and fun of childhood and giving the whole family happy memories to share, whatever the future holds. Starlight also creates entertainment in every hospital and hospice throughout the UK. Poorly children go to Starlight parties, laugh their way through pantomimes, go out on Starlight Escapes, play games and watch films on the Starlight Fun Centre, and enjoy the toys and puzzles of the Starlight Distraction Box. Happy children respond better to treatment and Starlight helps children to forget about their illness and simply have a bit of fun.

What is included?

*Ticket prices include the following:

Adult Ticket (Aged 12 and above) – £15 including mince pies and a glass of mulled wine for over 18’s

Child Ticket – £10 including a visit to Father Christmas’ Grotto and a gift, festive films, gingerbread decorating and unlimited fruit squash and water

  • The Roof Gardens is part of Virgin Limited Edition – Sir Richard Branson’s private collection of award-winning luxury retreats
  • The Roof Gardens was awarded ‘Best London Rooftop Venue’ at the London Venue Awards 2016
  • The Roof Gardens was awarded ‘COOLest venue for receptions’ at The Cool Venue Awards 2015
  • Private hire is available Monday to Saturday during the day, Monday to Thursday evenings, and all day Sunday. Please call the events team on 0207 368 3971 to discuss your event or email

The Roof Gardens

6th Floor, The Roof Gardens, 99 Kensington High Street, W8 5SA

Virgin Limited Edition

Is an award-winning collection of unique retreats, chosen for their beautiful locations and magnificent surroundings; each offers a sense of fun, style, luxury and exceptional personal service. The group includes Necker Island in the Caribbean’s British Virgin Islands, Ulusaba Private Game Reserve in South Africa, The Roof Gardens and Babylon Restaurant in London, Kasbah Tamadot in Morocco, The Lodge in Verbier, Necker Belle, a 105 foot luxury catamaran, Mahali Mzuri, a tented safari camp in Kenya, Mont Rochelle Hotel and Mountain Vineyard in South Africa, and the Son Bunyola Estate in Mallorca.

For more information visit : Virgin Limited Edition

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