Hampton Court Palace Music Festival

An exciting line up of open-air summer concerts in the spectacular and iconic Tudor courtyard

An exciting line up of open-air summer concerts in the spectacular and iconic Tudor courtyard

When

  • 06-21 June 2019

Ticketing information

Tickets for the Hampton Court Palace Music Festival can only be purchased via the Festival website and are separate from palace admission tickets.

VIP and Hospitality packages are available for Jools Holland & his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra, The Jacksons, Nile Rodgers & CHIC and Tears for Fears — book your package here.

Separate ticket (advanced booking required)

Taking place in the stunning Tudor Courtyard, the Hampton Court Palace Music Festival provides an incredible line-up, a spectacular setting and the beautiful East Front Gardens to enjoy picnicking before the concert.

VIP Concert and Dining Packages include exclusive after-hours access to the palace's State Apartments, a welcome drink and three-course dinner served where royalty once dined and entertained.

Full schedule of world-class acts

06 June: Jools Holland & his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra
Standard tickets (available): Buy standard tickets here
VIP tickets (available): Book VIP packages here

07 June: The Jacksons
Standard tickets (available): Buy standard tickets here
VIP tickets (available): Book VIP packages here

12 June: Caro Emerald
Standard tickets (available): Buy standard tickets here

14 June: Nile Rodgers & CHIC
VIP tickets (available): Book VIP packages here

15 June: Nile Rodgers & CHIC
Standard tickets (available): Buy standard tickets here

18 June: Tears for Fears
Standard tickets (available): Buy standard tickets here

19 June: Tears for Fears
Standard tickets (available): Buy standard tickets here
VIP tickets (available): Book a VIP packages here

20-21 June: Kylie
Sold out

Picnic in the palace gardens

The Palace Gardens open at 17:30, so arrive early to make the most of your evening. Bars and food stalls will be available serving refreshing summer drinks, as well as a range of gourmet street food.

For a little extra luxury, Waterside Gazebos are available for hire.

VIP and Hospitality Experiences

Are you celebrating a special occasion? Thinking of the perfect way to wow your clients or just fancy splashing out? Join us for a night you won't forget with a pre-concert dining experience inside Hampton Court Palace.

Before enjoying an intimate audience with our fabulous artists, you can experience the state apartments of Hampton Court after hours. We will open up the awe-inspiring King's State Apartments, giving you exclusive palace access.

Find out more about VIP and Hospitality Experiences
The hammerbeam roof was designed by King Henry VIII's Master Carpenter, James Nedeham, and originally would have been painted with blue, red and gold.
A music festival takes place in front of a huge crowd within the Tudor courtyard of Hampton Court Palace

Important information for ticket holders

The evening's concert will take place in a seated auditorium in Base Court, against the backdrop of the magnificent Tudor palace. All tickets are allocated seats and include entrance to the palace gardens.

You are advised to finish your picnic by 20:00, to leave time to make your way through the palace and into the auditorium. No food or drink can be taken into the palace. Picnic bags can be left in a picnic drop-off point for collection after the show.

Free car parking is available for all ticket holders from 17:00.

A gold crown sits on a bright pink background covered in pink flowers
Events

Join us for a fun-filled celebration of summer in the stunning setting of Hampton Court Palace.

04-07 July 2019 (Preview evening: 01 July, RHS Members' Days 02 and 03 July)

Hampton Court Palace

Monday: 17:00-22.30; Tuesday to Saturday: 10:00-19.30; Sunday: 10:00-17.30

Separate ticket (advanced booking required)

Real Tennis World Champion, Camden Riviere, competing in 2017 Real Tennis Champions Trophy at the Royal Tennis Court.
Events

See the favourite sport of Henry VIII played out on the historic tennis court at Hampton Court Palace.

15-21 July 2019

Hampton Court Palace

Separate ticket (advanced booking required)

A middle-aged couple walk through the State Entrance Hall whilst other visitors explore behind them. The room features a stone-tiled floor with painted-effect stone walls. Large oil paintings and portraits in gold frames hang on the surrounding walls.
Things to see

Start your tour in the magnificent state entrance, where royals, politicians and peacemakers all enter the castle.

Open for castle tours from 18 April 2019

Hillsborough Castle

Included in castle tours

A souvenir guidebook highlighting the best things to do at Hampton Court Palace - an enjoyable read bursting with information.

Official Hampton Court Palace guidebook

A souvenir guidebook highlighting the best things to do at Hampton Court Palace - an enjoyable read bursting with information.

£4.99

Sitting hare garden ornament

Sitting hare garden ornament

This inquisitive little hare will add character to your home and garden. With a traditional bronze effect finish, and inspired by classical bronze sculptures, this miniature hare will add narrative to your garden.

£7.99

Anne Boleyn’s famous B pendant necklace, worn throughout her marriage to Henry VIII is available with any initial.

Anne Boleyn initial necklace

Anne Boleyn’s famous B pendant necklace, worn throughout her marriage to Henry VIII is available with any initial.

£50.00