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…
1 - Shop 'til you drop
If there has ever been a year where we all deserve to treat ourselves, then this is it! Shop from exquisite hand-crafted gifts from a wide range of luxury makers at this year’s Hampton Court Palace Artisan Festival. Support and shop from local hand-picked companies, such Littlemore Candle Co who make hand poured soy wax candles to beautifully handcrafted picnic blankets from Ralph and Rose. Whether you're looking for a gift for yourself or special someone, you’ll be spoilt for choice!
2 - Expert advice from bespoke makers and crafting workshops
Find plenty of inspirational crafting ideas and get creative in hands-on mini workshops and demonstrations hosted by bespoke makers. Workshops include:
There really is something for everyone! Plus, we also have a dedicated ‘Ask the Experts Tent’ where you can pick up inspiration and expert advice from our artists in residence. Hosted by Marcus Bean, the Ask the Expert Tent is the place to go for interviews and talks from our specialist makers.
3 - Food glorious food!
That’s right, we couldn’t host our new Artisan Festival without including some of our favourite street food vendors and pop-up bars too. Graze your way through the day on some fantastic food, such as Smokoloko, Churros Garcia, Cluck Farmyard and The Chipsmyth or treat yourself to a drink from The Vine Cellar.
4 - Family fun!
The Hampton Court Palace Artisan Festival promises to be fun for all the family! Fuel your competitive side with traditional fête games, experience a slice of royal life with a Shire Horse ride around the palace grounds and enjoy the gardens whilst vintage gramophones play the sounds of the 1930s.
5 - Explore Hampton Court Palace!
Did you know that all tickets to the Festival include entry into Hampton Court Palace and gardens? So, why not make a day of it to ensure you enjoy everything this wonderful palace has to offer.
From the Great Vine to the Rose Garden and Magic Garden, there is plenty to explore at the Hampton Court Palace Festival this summer, we can’t wait to see you there!
Look forward to brighter times ahead and don’t miss out on the first ever Artisan Festival. Plus, you can save 50% on tickets in off peak arrival slots at 3pm and 3.30pm. Book your tickets here >
Don’t forget to save the date for the ultimate foodie celebration at the Hampton Court Palace Food Festival from 28 – 30 August. Tickets on sale soon – sign up to the newsletter here to be the first to hear when tickets go on sale!
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