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Find out what’s inspiring us at the Historic Royal Palaces Festivals HQ in our Blog. Packed with backstage secrets, interviews, inspiration, recipes, the latest news and more.

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A taste of who is joining us at the Hampton Court Palace Food Festival

Published  11th August 2021

Get ready to taste and shop your way around Hampton Court Palace as we host our annual food festival in the stunning East Gardens.

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Here we go again!

Published  8th July 2021

We can’t wait to be back for our annual celebration of food and drink. We're busy cooking up all the ingredients for a delicious bank holiday; a heap of food and drink producers, a serving of pop-up bars and a pinch of street food vans, all ready to treat you to a delicious day out. However, that’s not all you can enjoy, we have a whole host of live entertainment at the Bandstand and family fun activities so you can really make the most of your day. Read on to find out more about how you can dance, jive and have the time of your life in the East Gardens this August…

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Our hand-picked artisan Father’s Day gift guide

Published  9th June 2021

Hooray, the sun has finally come out to play! It’s not just the weather getting warmer, things are heating up in preparation for the Hampton Court Palace Artisan Festival as there is officially only 1 week to go! To help get you in the mood for luxury gifts, shopping and plenty of food, we’ve pulled together a list of some of the fantastic exhibitors that you can expect to see next weekend. Plus, with Father’s Day just around the corner too, we can help you find the perfect present for the father-figures in your life.

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All the ingredients for a summer of socialising

Published  10th May 2021

With every month that passes by, we’re getting one step closer to summer, so now is the time to fill up your diaries with great days out to enjoy with your friends and family. We have two fantastic Festivals that should go straight to the top of your list.   Whether you want to indulge in culinary delights at the Food Festival or get crafty at the Artisan Festival, joining us at a Historic Royal Palaces Festival this summer may just be the best decision you make all year!

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Join us at the brand-new Hampton Court Palace Artisan Festival!

Published  13th April 2021

Introducing our brand-new Artisan Festival! Join us for a great family day out in the spacious East Gardens of the stunning Hampton Court Palace, from 18 – 20 June. There are many reasons why you should join us this summer, but we’ve picked our top 5! Read on to find out more about the fantastic day out that awaits and book your tickets today before it’s too late…

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10 reasons to join us at Hillsborough Castle and Gardens…

Published  21st June 2019

Join us this summer for a majestic day out exploring 100 acres of beautiful gardens and enjoy a unique festival on the South Lawn filled with delicious artisan producers, street food, cookery demos, local experts, live entertainment and more. Read our top 10 reasons not to miss this years first ever Hillsborough Castle and Gardens Food Festival! 

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Oh what fun it is to visit Hampton Court Palace Festive Fayre!

Published  29th October 2018

Christmas is right around the corner which means the countdown to Hampton Court Palace Festive Fayre has begun. A delicious day out that is guaranteed to fill you with Christmas cheer!

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10 reasons not to miss Hampton Court Palace Food Festival!

Published  25th July 2018

Summer is officially in full swing and we can’t wait to take over the grounds of Hampton Court Palace for a food lover’s feast like no other over the August Bank Holiday weekend!

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Why you shouldn’t miss the Festivals this summer…

Published  25th July 2018

Enjoy and discover a great selection of delicious artisan producers, the tastiest street food, a stellar line-up of cooks and chefs, fabulous entertainment, family fun and great, live music.

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10 reasons to get excited about the Tower of London Food Festival!

Published  16th July 2018

We’re so excited to be returning to the Tower of London for the second year! Get ready to experience a foodie extravaganza in the moat...

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