A selection of exciting cookery demonstrations will be running to provide valuable tips from experts. Young talent will be nurtured with a selection of children’s workshops to teach new skills. An opportunity to forage will also be available for visitors who wish to learn more about finding food for ‘free’. A fantastic variety of foodie-type stalls will also be available with delicious food to sample and purchase.

Families will be kept entertained and a hay-bale picnic area will be available to relax, eat and admire the stunning setting of Blenheim Palace. The Food Festival is the perfect 3-days feast of food and drink allowing sampling of the very best in local and regional produce.

Ticket prices:

Adult: £13.50, Concession: £10.20, Child £6.60 Family £36.00 (Park & Gardens ticket)

Churchill Commemorative Day

On Saturday 9th May, it is the 75th anniversary since Winston Churchill became the Prime Minister and also VE Day. Celebrations will be taking place with activities, tours, and special events taking place throughout the day at Blenheim Palace.

There will be fascinating tours (1 hour in duration) exploring Churchill's early life. A wonderful Winston Churchill Premier Afternoon Tea, including Pol Roger Brut Réserve NV is also taking place (pre-booking is required).

Why not try the Walk in Churchill's Footsteps indoor and outdoor trail which explores the life and achievements of Churchill? Do not miss the new Churchill Exhibition which displays artefacts and references to Churchill’s life events – this is the first public showing of such items.

To book Afternoon Tea, please telephone 01993 810 518 (separate charge applies).

Entry: Adult £22.50, Concession £18.00, Child £12.30, Family £59.00 (Palace, Park & Gardens ticket)

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Blenheim hosts concert in memory of Churchill

On 29th May, Bleinheim Palace is hosting an evening concert to celebrate the life of Sir Winston Churchill and to remember his greatest achievements. The event will be held in the Long Library with the former Prime Minister of Canada, Brian Mulroney, as the guest speaker paying tribute to Sir Winston Churchill. Blenheim Palace is donating any monies raised from the concert to both national and local charities.

The concert is sure to be a memorable evening and commences at 6.30pm.

More information is available at www.churchillmemorialconcerts.org