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12th July 2018
Celebrate the Suffrage Centenary at Palace House on Sunday 15th July

Celebrate the Suffrage Centenary at Palace House on Sunday 15th July

The National Heritage Centre for Horseracing and Sporting Art at Palace House are celebrating 100 Years since Women got the vote on Sunday 15th July, the birth date of the leader of the Suffragette movement, Emmeline Panckhurst. We will be joined by historian and costumed interpreter Dr Kate Vigurs who will be in full Suffragette attire and giving rousing talks throu…

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10th July 2018
Newmarket Town Prepares to Welcome Iconic Lexus Melbourne Cup

Newmarket Town Prepares to Welcome Iconic Lexus Melbourne Cup

  As Newmarket gears up for three days of fantastic racing at the Moët & Chandon July Festival, the town is also preparing to welcome the iconic Lexus Melbourne Cup on its tour around the world. Arriving in Newmarket on Wednesday 11 July, the 18-carat gold Cup worth $200,000 will begin its tour at the yard of trainer Jane Chapple-Hyam early on Wednesday mor…

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3rd July 2018
Palace House to benefit from £250,000 Heritage Lottery Funding

Palace House to benefit from £250,000 Heritage Lottery Funding

The National Heritage Centre for Horseracing and Sporting Art at Palace House is delighted at the announcement by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) that it has been awarded a £250,000 National Lottery grant from HLF’s Resilient Heritage programme. Designed to strengthen organisations and build the capacity of staff and volunteers to better manage heritage in the long…

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3rd July 2018
World class sculptor Charlie Langton in conversation with Nick Luck at Palace House

World class sculptor Charlie Langton in conversation with Nick Luck at Palace House

World class equine artist and sculptor, Charlie Langton will talk with racing broadcaster, Nick Luck about his work and inspiration on Tuesday 10th July at Palace House in a special evening talk. Langton is best known in Newmarket for his stunning statue of The Queen's Statue was unveiled in 2016 to mark Her Majesty The Queen’s 90th birthday. Inspired by the horse a…

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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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