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31st August 2016
Opening Date for the National Heritage Centre for Horseracing & Sporting Art

Opening Date for the National Heritage Centre for Horseracing & Sporting Art

19th September ‚Äì Opening date for the National Heritage Centre for Horseracing & Sporting Art at Palace House. Trainer's House and Palace House The eagerly anticipated opening date for the soft opening of the National Heritage Centre for Horseracing & Sporting Art at Palace House, Newmarket will be on Monday 19th September. Exactly 350 years since …

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18th August 2016
Community Engagement Project taking shape in Newmarket

Community Engagement Project taking shape in Newmarket

Throughout Newmarket you may have noticed a number of reproductions of paintings with the slogan 'Explore, Discover, Be Surprised'. George Stubbs, Newmarket Heath, with a Rubbing-Down House c.1765 ¬© Tate Britain 2016 This is part of a Heritage Lottery Fund project to allow Newmarket residence a sneak preview into the paintings that are on display in the Fred…

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8th August 2016
The Tack Room: Food by The Pantry

The Tack Room: Food by The Pantry

A¬†new restaurant to open in the heart of Newmarket in the National Heritage Centre for Horseracing & Sporting Art The National Heritage Centre for Horseracing & Sporting Art‚Äôs restaurant/caf√© has been named The Tack Room: Food by The Pantry and is due to be open to the public from the 5th September. Situated just off the public atrium in a mod…

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22nd July 2016
The Peter O’Sullevan Arena for the Welfare of the Horse

The Peter O’Sullevan Arena for the Welfare of the Horse

The Peter O‚ÄôSullevan Arena for the Welfare of the Horse ‚Äì the final phase of construction at the National Heritage Centre for Horseracing & Sporting Art at Palace House in Newmarket. The Home of Horseracing Trust which is responsible for raising the funds to build the new National Heritage Centre for Horseracing and Sporting Art at Palace House in Newm…

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6th July 2016
The Frankel Project

The Frankel Project

The late Sir Henry Cecil's wish to see his legendary champion Frankel painted in oils in the style of George Stubbs has now been achieved by equine artist Nichola Eddery and the painting is about to receive its first public showing at the opening of the National Heritage Centre for Horse Racing and Sporting Art at Newmarket¬†from 7th - 9th July. Frankel, unbeaten…

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29th June 2016
The National Horseracing Museum Closing Date

The National Horseracing Museum Closing Date

On July 11th 2016 The National Horseracing Museum and caf√©, housed in the Jockey Club‚Äôs old Subscription Rooms on Newmarket‚Äôs High Street will close its doors to the public. The Museum, which was opened by Her Majesty The Queen in 1983 has received over 500,000 visitors. Since it opened its doors, the collection which has grown over the years, is now o…

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22nd June 2016
World renowned equestrian artists exhibit at the National Heritage Centre in July

World renowned equestrian artists exhibit at the National Heritage Centre in July

World renowned equestrian artists exhibit at the National Heritage Centre for Horseracing and Sporting Art over the July Festival Week in Newmarket 7-9th July A celebratory exhibition of artwork from the Sladmore Galleries and the Osborne Studio Gallery will be on display in the Rothschild Yard in Newmarket‚Äôs National Heritage Centre from 7th-9th July 2016. The …

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20th June 2016
Joe Grimwade appointed RoR Yard and Public Engagement Manager at Palace House, Newmarket.

Joe Grimwade appointed RoR Yard and Public Engagement Manager at Palace House, Newmarket.

Joe Grimwade appointed RoR Yard and Public Engagement Manager at Palace House, Newmarket. Palace House, The National Heritage Centre for Horseracing & Sporting Art, and the charity Retraining of Racehorses (RoR) are pleased to announce that Joe Grimwade, formerly Stud Manager of the Royal Studs, has been appointed to the new role of RoR Yard and Public Engage…

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13th June 2016
You bet historical Royal Gardens get kingsize makeover

You bet historical Royal Gardens get kingsize makeover

William Hill support National Volunteers Week by helping to clear the garden at Palace House, the new National Heritage Centre of Horseracing & Sporting Art, set to open this autumn. As part of National Volunteering Week, a group of colleagues from bookmakers William Hill gave up their time to tidy up the garden area in the Palace House Gardens in Newmarket to…

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31st May 2016
Newmarket primary school children are Under Starter's Orders during special year

Newmarket primary school children are Under Starter's Orders during special year

Following the success of last year's Under Starter's Orders, 152 Year 5 students from six local schools are again underway with the specialist primary school education programme, a project which encompasses and supports the National Curriculum for this year group and Key Stage 2. Split into three different elements, stakeholders have worked together to deliver another…

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