Platinum Jubilee

Thursday 2nd - Sunday 5th June 2022

Celebrate Jubilee Weekend in style at Britain’s Greatest Palace. Join us for a royally entertaining Bank Holiday weekend of events to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, Thursday 2nd – Sunday 5th June.

The long weekend kicks off with the Blenheim Palace Food Festival returning for its eighth year with a special jubilee theme. Running from 2nd– 5th June, this year’s event features chef royalty in the shape of Raymond Blanc OBE, alongside Italian legend Gennaro Contaldo and Great British Bake Off’s Karen Wright. You can enjoy quintessentially British treats or a tipple or two in the Jubilee Garden whilst being serenaded with live music. There will also be the opportunity to snap up delicious produce from a wide variety of local and national stallholders. Alongside artisan treats and homemade delights, there will be craft beers, cocktails and mocktails. 

If that’s not enough, all ages will be entertained with Twistina the amazing balloon modelling lady, and gastronaut Stefan Gates’ ‘Mindblowing Food & Science Show’. Gather your friends and family and join the celebrations in our Jubilee Street Party Picnic Areas.

Giffords Circus returns, stopping off in the majestic setting of Blenheim’s ancient parkland from Thursday 2nd – Monday 6th June. The 2022 show evokes the sights and sounds of rural Mexico with incredible art, music, history, and people as the inspiration, mixed with skill, humour, turmoil and excitement, it’s a show not to be missed.

On Sunday 5th June between 13.30 - 14.30 there will be a special organ recital featuring ceremonial music from our resident organist, Andrew Patterson. 

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Event Information

Lots of activities across the Jubilee weekend for all the family.
  • Tickets required
    Palace, Park & Gardens, Park & Gardens only, or an Annual Pass. Giffords Circus requires a separate ticket.
  • Date 2nd - 5th June 2022
  • Accessibility Mobiloo will be at this event on Sunday 5th June, an attended mobile changing facility for people with specific personal care needs.
  • Dogs Dogs allowed but not in the Palace, Walled Garden or Formal Gardens.

More Jubilee Activities

Jub'bee'lee Crafts

In our Walled Garden we will have lots of Jub'bee'lee fun for all of your King and Queen Bee's, there will be craft making activites such as creating little Bees and insect Palaces all from recycled and upcycled materials.

You can also help us find our Blenheim Bees as you explore our Walled Garden trail. Tell us the Queen Bee's name and you'll get a special bee badge.

Afternoon Tea

To celebrate The Queen's Platinum Jubilee, The Orangery will be serving a decadent Jubilee Afternoon Tea between 30th May and 12th June, with daily sittings between 1pm and 4pm.

The limited-edition menu features savouries and sweets inspired by her Majesty’s favourites to mark this momentous occasion. View the full menu here.

Beacon Lighting

On Thursday 2nd June, Blenheim will be joining communitites across the country to light a beacon to mark the Queen's Jubilee. At 21.00 Blenheim Park gates will open for local residents to join the beacon lighting, making their way on foot to the Monument across the Grand Bridge.

At 21.45 The lighting of the beacon will take place and the Song for the Commonwealth will be sung by the RAF Benson Military Wives Choir.

Lady Rosemary's Dress

The iconic dress worn by Lady Rosemary Muir (then Lady Rosemary Spencer-Churchill) who was one of the Queen's Maids of Honour at her 1953 Coronation will be on display in the Great Hall inside the Palace.

The dress has recently undergone conservation work and was originally designed by Norman Hartnell, the Queen's dress maker.

Visitors to the Palace will also be able to follow a Jubilee Trail telling the story of Blenheim's connection to the Queen's Platinum Jubilee.