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24th May 2018
Sire de Grugy joins the Retraining of Racehorses team at Palace House

Sire de Grugy joins the Retraining of Racehorses team at Palace House

A Palace fit for a Sire! Sire de Grugy has joined the Retraining of Racehorses (RoR) charity, flagship yard at the National Heritage Centre for Horseracing and Sporting Art at Palace House Newmarket for the summer. Visitors to the museum and specifically the Rothschild Yard where the Retraining of Racehorses charity is based, will be able to meet the champion chaser o…

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7th April 2018
Arab Horse Society Parade, Saturday 28 April 2018

Arab Horse Society Parade, Saturday 28 April 2018

Arab Horse Society showcase an amazing, not-to-be-missed, Arabian Performance Horse Parade at Palace House Newmarket on Saturday 28 April 2018 As part of this year’s Arab Horse Society’s Centenary celebrations, AHS members with winners in all ridden disciplines will take part in a parade of leading Arabian Performance Horses on Saturday 28 April 2018 at 2.30pm. Ta…

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28th March 2018
Palace House launches teacher resources

Palace House launches teacher resources

In March 2018 we launched an online ideas bank of downloadable teacher resources on the education page of our website. The resources support learning in the three areas of English, Science and Learning From Objects. They have been created as the result of teacher training sessions (led by Pippa Smith of “Handling The Past” and Robert Cooper of STEM Learning) and …

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5th March 2018
British Science Week 2018

British Science Week 2018

From Eohippus to Frankel there is plenty to discover at the National Heritage Centre at Palace House during British Science Week 2018! With this year's British Science Week upon us, Palace House it looking at all aspects of how we can help people get involved with the science behind horses and the science of horseracing. A key focus within the galleries – with the …

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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 – 4pm daily. Hop around the King’s Yard galleries with our specially designed Easter ‘Bingo’ Trail and have an egg-tastic …

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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 showcas…

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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’s oldest horse breed. The exhibition opens on Thursday 22nd March until Friday 13th July 2018. Wilfrid Scawen Blunt on Pharoah Lady Anne Blunt (c) Phili…

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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’s arresting Fight between a Lion and a Tiger (1797) on loan from the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge and View in Tabley Park (1813-18), on loan from Tate…

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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 ‘Pip’ and ‘Plum’ who will be ready to greet visitors in the Roth…

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