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28th February 2018
Civilisations Festival - Take a Look: From Horse Hoof to Inkwell

Civilisations Festival - Take a Look: From Horse Hoof to Inkwell

Civilisations Festival Display - From Horse Hoof to Inkwell 28th February - 1st June - 10am - 5pm - FREE The BBC television programme, Civilisation, broadcast by Kenneth Clark, aired in 1968, was a defining moment for the arts. It gave a unique, intellectual but accessible look at the history of art and how it has affected our society, and for that has been widely pra…

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27th February 2018
HAVE AN EGG-CELLANT TIME WITH US THIS EASTER

HAVE AN EGG-CELLANT TIME WITH US THIS EASTER

Palace House leads the celebrations of Easter in Newmarket: get set for an egg-cellant occasion! Join us between Friday 30th March and Monday 2nd April for a fun-packed weekend out for all the family to celebrate Easter in Newmarket. 11am ‚Äì 4pm daily. Hop around the King‚Äôs Yard galleries with our specially designed Easter ‚ÄòBingo‚Äô Trail and h…

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14th February 2018
Mill Reef's 50th Birthday

Mill Reef's 50th Birthday

This year marks what would have been iconic flat horse,¬†Mill Reef's 50th birthday. The Derby and Arc winner was born 50 years ago on 23rd February 1968. Mill Reef with Professor Roberts at The National Stud. c.1973, The Roberts Collection, National Horseracing Museum We are pleased to mark the anniversary of Mill Reef's 50th birthday with a display that will …

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6th February 2018
Arabian Horse: From the Desert to the World

Arabian Horse: From the Desert to the World

Arabian Horse: From the Desert to the World, is a compelling new Arabian horse exhibition that will present a rich selection of key works to mark this memorable anniversary and to celebrate the history of the world‚Äôs oldest horse breed. The exhibition opens on Thursday 22nd March until Friday 13th July 2018. Wilfrid Scawen Blunt on Pharoah Lady Anne Blunt (c)…

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17th January 2018
James Ward: Animal Painter

James Ward: Animal Painter

We are delighted to announce our new special exhibition for 2018 will be¬†James Ward: Animal¬†Painter Friday 4 May until Sunday 28 October 2018. Brought together for a rare viewing, are paintings including the artist‚Äôs arresting Fight between a Lion and a Tiger (1797) on loan from the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge and View in Tabley Park (1813-18), on lo…

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5th December 2017
COMMUNITY CAROLS AND CHRISTMAS CRAFTS IN COUNTDOWN TO CHRISTMAS

COMMUNITY CAROLS AND CHRISTMAS CRAFTS IN COUNTDOWN TO CHRISTMAS

Visit the National Heritage Centre at Palace House, Newmarket this December for three days of festivities. On Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th December, The National Heritage Centre at Palace House, Newmarket is the place to be to get you into the Christmas spirit. Come and meet the miniature donkeys ‚ÄòPip‚Äô and ‚ÄòPlum‚Äô who will be ready to greet visi…

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4th December 2017
PURPLE PATCH FOR PALACE HOUSE NEWMARKET

PURPLE PATCH FOR PALACE HOUSE NEWMARKET

Purple Moon has joined the National Heritage Centre at Palace House Newmarket for visitors to meet. Purple Moon has joined the Retraining of Racehorses (RoR) team at the National Heritage Centre at Palace House Newmarket for the winter. Visitors will be able to meet the talented globe trotter during the Christmas period along with stable mates Our Vic, Jonnie Skull, …

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28th November 2017
Picture Perfect Horseracing

Picture Perfect Horseracing

The National Heritage Centre for Horseracing & Sporting Art unveils the short-listed images for this year's horseracing 'photographer of the year' award Many of the most captivating and stunning¬† horseracing images of 2017 are now on display at the National Heritage Centre in Newmarket, where the finalists in the HWPA 'Photographer of the Year' and 'Photo of…

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2nd November 2017
One Year Anniversary

One Year Anniversary

Since opening on 3rd November 2016 the National Heritage Centre for Horseracing & Sporting Art has achieved the following: 33,000 visitors through the doors 21 family events 2,422 educational visits International visitors from over 28 countries from New Zealand to Columbia! 11 horses have been retrained and rehomed from the flagship yard for Retraining of Raceh…

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24th October 2017
Clippy

Clippy

We are delighted to be displaying a very special sculpture from the World Horse Welfare charity in the Rothschild Yard ‚Äì so please do come down and see it for yourself! The sculpture is a lifesize horse, modelled on a rescue pony named Clippy, and¬†featuring over 400 horseshoes. The sculpture includes 42 shoes donated by 'celebrity' horses and ponies, includi…

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