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Events

Events

We have a wealth of sporting and cultural events throughout the year.

Events

Blenheim Palace is not only an iconic part of history, but also a living, changing experience with a wealth of sporting and cultural events throughout the year.

Enjoy our events across 2016, from firm favourites to new experiences for everyone.

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Spring 2016

Spring

Spring sees our calendar bloom with events for the whole family to enjoy.

'Capability' Brown 2016

'Capability' Brown 2016

Throughout the year

Celebrate our great outdoors and join us in commemorating 300 years of Lancelot 'Capability' Brown.

Spring

Summer 2016

Summer

Enjoy long, warm nights as the summer marks the peak of our event calendar, with plenty of events and entertainment.

Unveil of The New Five Pound Note

Unveil of The New Five Pound Note

2nd June

Be the first to see the design of the new polymer five pound banknote featuring Sir Winston Churchill.

Anthony Churchill Book Signing

Anthony Churchill Book Signing

2nd June

Author Anthony Churchill will sign copies of his book "Winston's Island" in the East Courtyard Shop.

Bloodwise Blenheim Palace Triathlon

Bloodwise Blenheim Palace Triathlon

4th - 5th June

Once again Blenheim Palace will host the second largest triathlon in the UK, sponsored by Bloodwise.

Gifford's Circus

Gifford's Circus

9th-13th June

Blenheim Palace welcomes Gifford's Circus again for even more music, magic and madness in 2016.

Etch. food in The Orangery

Etch. food in The Orangery

10th June

Enjoy a relaxing evening of fine dining with MasterChef 2013 champion Steven Edwards and his team from etch food.

Cars & Coffee - Spectacular Supercars

Cars & Coffee - Spectacular Supercars

12th June

'Spectacular Supercars' is the first of three Coffee & Cars events leading up this year's main Salon Privé event on 1st-3rd September.

Her Majesty The Queen's 90th Birthday Celebration

Her Majesty The Queen's 90th Birthday Celebration

12th June

Join us on 12th June for our very own 'street party' as we commemorate the 90th birthday of Her Majesty The Queen.

Blenheim Palace Flower Show

Blenheim Palace Flower Show

17th-19th June

The ever-popular Blenheim Palace Flower Show will return for its fourth year in June 2016.

Nocturne Live

Nocturne Live

23rd-26th June

After the success of the 2015 shows, we are thrilled to welcome Nocturne Live back to the Great Court at Blenheim Palace.

Cars & Coffee - 60s & 70s Classics

Cars & Coffee - 60s & 70s Classics

3rd July

'60s & 70s Classics' is the second of three Coffee & Cars events leading up this year's main Salon Privé event on 1st-3rd September.

All Morgans' Day

All Morgans' Day

3rd July

Enjoy a quintessentially British day out and browse these classic cars in the Great Court.

Pre '50 American Auto Club 'Rally of the Giants'

Pre '50 American Auto Club 'Rally of the Giants'

10th July

Join in this celebration of classic American vehicles, with more than 400 motorcars, trucks and bikes on display!

Battle Proms Picnic Concert

Battle Proms Picnic Concert

16th July

Blenheim Palace will once again play host to the UK’s premier picnic concert series as the Battle Proms returns.

The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz

22nd-23rd July

Immersion Theatre will be bringing the classic 'Wizard of Oz' to Blenheim Palace in an explosion of action and comedy for all the family!

Summer Holiday Entertainment

Summer Holiday Entertainment

23rd July - 1st September

There is an abundance of fun and engaging family entertainment available during the Summer Season 2016.

BBC Countryfile Live

BBC Countryfile Live

4th-7th August

New for 2016, BBC Countryfile, Britain’s most watched factual television show will be brought to life in a major new live countryside event.

Family Cycling Day

Family Cycling Day

14th August

Cycle around the beautiful Parkland with your family.

Summer Jousting Tournament

Summer Jousting Tournament

19th-21st August

Join us this Summer for an epic Jousting Tournament on the South Lawn with the 'Knights of Arkley' and their mighty steeds.

Cars & Coffee - 'Speed & Style'

Cars & Coffee - 'Speed & Style'

21st August

'Speed & Style' is the last of three Coffee & Cars events leading up this year's main Salon Privé event on 1st-3rd September.

Blenheim Palace Festival of Transport

Blenheim Palace Festival of Transport

28th-29th August

A truly unmissable event for all petrol heads, our Festival of Transport guarantees a great day out.

Summer

Autumn 2016

Autumn

See the Park burst to life with colour and enjoy our events during the autumn season.

Salon Privé Supercar Show

Salon Privé Supercar Show

3rd September

2016 sees the 11th year of Salon Privé, the UK's premier Supercar Event, returning to Blenheim Palace after its success in 2015.

Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials

Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials

8th - 11th September

Returning for its 26th year, the Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials are a must-visit for any eventing enthusiast.

RDA Abingdon Group Sponsored Ride

RDA Abingdon Group Sponsored Ride

16th September

Take part in a sponsored ride around the beautiful Parkland in aid of the Abingdon Riding for the Disabled Association.

Luna Open Air Cinema

Luna Open Air Cinema

16th-18th September

Open air cinema comes to Blenheim Palace as The Luna Cinema presents three nights of classic films under the stars on the South Lawn.

Royal Afternoon Tea Workshop

Royal Afternoon Tea Workshop

17th September

Join HRH Princess Katarina of Yugoslavia and Serbia and The Royal Butler for this exciting chance to learn how to host the perfect Royal Afternoon Tea.

World's Biggest Coffee Morning for Macmillan

World's Biggest Coffee Morning for Macmillan

30th September

Join us in the Orangery Restaurant for a Coffee Morning for Macmillan Cancer Support!

British Heart Foundation Half Marathon

British Heart Foundation Half Marathon

2nd October

Get fit and help save lives by raising vital funds to beat heart disease, or come along to cheer on the athletes!

Blenheim Palace Festival of Literature, Film and Music

Blenheim Palace Festival of Literature, Film and Music

13th - 16th October

The Blenheim Palace Festival of Literature, Film and Music is the best boutique festival in the country.

The Rotary Club of Woodstock & Kidlington 10k Run

The Rotary Club of Woodstock & Kidlington 10k Run

23rd October

Organised by the Rotary Club of Woodstock and Kidlington, this run consists of two races and is in aid of the "Multiple Sclerosis Society".

Halloween at Blenheim Palace

Halloween at Blenheim Palace

23rd-30th October

Blenheim Palace is the perfect day out for your little ghouls! Join us this October for a whole host of tricks and treats.

Autumn

Winter 2016

Winter

With the nights drawing in and the air getting cooler, Blenheim Palace makes a fantastic festive day out.

Living Crafts for Christmas

Living Crafts for Christmas

17th - 20th November

Celebrating the best of British crafts, there is no better place to stock up on presents and stocking fillers.

Christmas at Blenheim Palace

Christmas at Blenheim Palace

5th November - 31st December

Discover and explore the magic of Christmas time with us at Blenheim Palace.

Late Night Shopping

Late Night Shopping

1st December

Join us for an exclusive late night shopping event in the East Courtyard Shop.

Winter


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