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22nd February 2017
Find out for a Fiver! 5th March 2017

Find out for a Fiver! 5th March 2017

Why not come down to the National Heritage Centre for Horseracing & Sporting Art and see what all the excitement is about? On Sunday 5th March ALL admission tickets for the day will be just £5! Children under 5 go free. If you enjoy your visit (we are certain you will) redeem your £5 ticket against an ANNUAL PASS - see full ticket prices here. Pay once – come…

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23rd January 2017
British Showjumping Demonstrations

British Showjumping Demonstrations

Mayor of Newmarket to attend the first British Showjumping Clinic in the Peter O’Sullevan Arena at Palace House Newmarket on 28th January Cllr Andy Drummond, Mayor of Newmarket will be one of the visitors in attendance at the public demonstrations in the Peter O’Sullevan Arena at Palace House, Newmarket on Saturday 28th January. The Mayor will be supporting the fi…

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23rd January 2017
The Storyteller of Suffolk - 4th February

The Storyteller of Suffolk - 4th February

The ‘Storyteller of Suffolk’ will be at The National Heritage Centre as part of National Storytelling Week with an afternoon dedicated to storytelling and half price family tickets National Storytelling Week has been running for the past 17 years and this year for the first time the National Heritage Centre at Palace House will be hosting a story telling day on t…

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19th January 2017
Two special guests in the Rothschild Yard

Two special guests in the Rothschild Yard

Two special guests in the Rothschild Yard The National Heritage Centre at Palace House Newmarket has two new four legged friends for visitors to meet; Kingsgate Native, the well-known sprinter who retired in 2016 will be visiting the Rothschild Yard and be on meet and greet duties. He will be joined by 11 year old Group 3 winner The Cheka who was trained by Eve Johns…

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17th January 2017
Two exciting new temporary exhibitions

Two exciting new temporary exhibitions

GODS OF SPORT - Fifty years of sporting photography 26th January – 18th June 2017 Chris Smith has devoted half a century to capturing the drama, beauty, challenges and elation of sport. Chris began photographing sporting events in the 1960s for the now-defunct Daily Herald, winning several awards, and then joined the Observer in 1970. In 1976 he moved to The Sunday…

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10th January 2017
British Museum loan arrives at the National Horseracing Museum

British Museum loan arrives at the National Horseracing Museum

Black-figured Panathenaic pottery prize-amphora On display in the National Horseracing Museum from 11th January – June 2017 The National Horseracing Museum, which makes up one third of the new National Heritage Centre at Palace House Newmarket is set to receive one of its most significant loans since opening. The ancient Greek prize amphora is on loan from the Brit…

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12th December 2016
RoR Annual Awards

RoR Annual Awards

On a glittering and at times emotional night at the 2016 Retraining of Racehorses (RoR) Awards, the evening’s most prestigious title, RoR Horse of the Year, was awarded to the popular grey Monet’s Garden. This year there were also special recognition awards to mark the achievements of Rio 2016 star, Summon Up The Blood, and the members of the Great Britain Horseba…

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6th November 2016
The Official Opening Photos

The Official Opening Photos

Here are a selection of photographs taken by our host photographer on the day. …

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4th November 2016
We are Officially Open!

We are Officially Open!

Her Majesty The Queen officially opened the National Heritage Centre for Horseracing & Sporting Art The 3rd November 2016 will always remain a very special day for everyone involved in the National Heritage Centre for Horseracing & Sporting Art. It was the day The Queen officially opened the new attraction. It was clear The Queen thoroughly enjoyed her visit, …

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1st November 2016
The Queen's Statue on Birdcage Walk Green

The Queen's Statue on Birdcage Walk Green

The idea of creating a statue portraying Her Majesty The Queen was originally conceived by Rachel Hood (the former Mayor of Newmarket), Justin Wadham and John Warren. It has been planned by a committee of local residents and will celebrate Her Majesty's 90th birthday and her special relationship with the people of Newmarket and the thoroughbred horse. The Queen's Stat…

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