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.
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.
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.
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 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.