5-28 August - There will be reduced train service between London Waterloo and Hampton Court. Find out more


Ticketing info

Separate fee (advanced booking required)

The Festival returns this June with a series of open-air summer concerts in the spectacular and iconic Tudor courtyard.

The Hampton Court Palace Festival is back in June and this year celebrates its 25th anniversary with world class acts will take to the stage in the magnificent Base Court.

Confirmed to play this year are Bryan Ferry, Van Morrison, Michael Ball & Alfie Boe, James Morrison, Jools Holland & his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra, Rick Astley, Björn Again and the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra.

Hampton Court Palace Festival provides a truly memorable and unique experience. Opening at 5:30pm, the East Front Gardens gives guests the perfect place to relax, drink and picnic, before taking their seats for the evening’s entertainment. VIP Dining Packages are available in the State Apartments for an exquisite culinary experience before the show, taking in the full splendour of the Palace!

Please be aware that artists do sound checks in Base Court on show days between 15:00-18:00.

Built between 1526 and 1529, the royal tennis courts at Hampton Court Palace were used regularly by Henry VIII and you can view them as part of your visit.

Open daily

Hampton Court Palace

Explore and play together at Kensington Palace in our multi-sensory storytelling sessions for under 4s.

Selected dates

Kensington Palace

Yinka Shonibare MBE discusses his new work, Mrs Pinckney and the Emancipated birds of South Carolina at Kensington Palace.

04 September - 04 September 2017

Kensington Palace