• LDF Online Showcase

    Shop online with us between August 30th & September 5th 2024 The London Dollshouse Festival Online Showcase is back in 2024 from August 30th – September 5th. Following the success of our online events we…

  • KDF & the Mystery of the Unsigned Clock

    Queen Mary’s Dolls House must be the most famous dolls house in the world.  The story about how it came about is well known, a gift to Queen Mary from Princess Marie-Louise, the house was designed…

  • 40 Years of our Tiny World of Wonder

    It took me a while, but it finally sunk in.  2024 is the 40th Anniversary of Kensington Dollshouse Festival!  It was born in 1985 as the London Dollshouse Festival by Caroline Hamilton & Sue Atkinson,…

  • Moving House

    The trials & tribulations of re-location on a small scale. The grand, 18th century dolls’ house at Uppark is among the most historically important in the country, and one of only a handful that have…

  • Happy 18th Birthday to the G.C.C

    The Gingerbread Craft Club Comes of Age. When I took over the running of the Kensington Dollshouse Festival back in 2005 from Caroline Hamilton, one of the 1st things I introduced was our Craft Club…

  • LDF Membership

    Unfortunately, membership for 2024 is full.  We have been limiting the number of members to 50 & this year we sold out very quickly. For this reason we will be increasing memberships to 75 for…

  • Caroline Simpson – The KDF Bag Lady

    How one of our visitors to Kensington Dollshouse Festival ended up creating a very special mini carrier bag for our 2023 LDF Members. At LDF, we try to have everything you could possibly want or need…

  • Amy’s Painted House

    Most of us would think of a mother of 4 children aged 4 & under (daughter Eliza and 2 year old triplets, William, Grace and Margot) as someone who probably didn’t get much time to herself…