Now in it's 22nd year, Hampton Court Palace Festival takes place for around two weeks from Thursday 11th until Tuesday 23rd June 2015. The Palace in Surrey will be welcoming a wide variety of high profile artists from classical through to rock and pop.
The line-up is as follows:
Thursday 11 June - Jools Holland & His Rhythm & Blues Orchestra with special guests, KT Tunstall, Ruby Turner and Louise Marshall.
Friday 12 June - Jools Holland & His Rhythm & Blues Orchestra with special guests, KT Tunstall, Ruby Turner and Louise Marshall.
Saturday 13 June - The Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra present Fanfare & Fireworks.
Sunday 14 June - John Wilson & The John Wilson Orchestra with special guests.
Tuesday 16 June - Paloma Faith.
Wednesday 17 June - Alan Davies and Paul Merton with a double-bill of comedy.
Thursday 18 June - Paloma Faith.
Friday 19 June - Alfie Boe.
Saturday 20 June - Peter Andre.
Tuesday 23 June - Burt Bacharach.
Performances are held in the historic main courtyard of the Tudor Palace for an audience of 3,000 tend to begin either at 7pm or at 9pm. The events culminate in a Festival Finale with a programme of classical favourites and a firework display on the East Front Gardens.
Tickets vary depending upon event from £45 to £70.
There are also days specifically set aside for a special picnic in the gardens or for a buffet in a furnished marquee in the East Front Gardens prior to some performances.
BY ROAD: Hampton Court Palace is situated to the South West of Central London and is close to Kingston Upon Thames. It is 20 minutes from Junction 15, 12 and 10 of the M25. Festival car parking will be extensively signposted on all major approach roads.
PARKING: Complimentary parking facilities, a few minutes walk from the Palace are available to festival patrons. Follow the signs. Car Parks will be open from 5.30pm onwards on performance days and until one hour after the end of the performance.
BY RAIL: Hampton Court Palace is only two minutes walk from Hampton Court Station which is served direct to and from Waterloo. A special Festival service is usually arranged for each evening - the last train leaving Hampton Court Station at 00.10am after each performance.
This event does not have camping but there are a number of hotels, hostels and guest houses in the area.
More information will be here when available.
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