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

Arab Horse Society Parade, Saturday 28 April 2018

Arabian Performance Horse Parade to take centre stage 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. Taking place in the Sir Peter O’Sulle…

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28th March 2018
Palace House launches ideas bank for teachers

Palace House launches ideas bank for teachers

This March we have launched an online ideas bank of downloadable resources for teachers 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 Learnin…

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5th March 2018
British Science Week

British Science Week

From Eohippus to Frankel there is plenty to discover at the National Heritage Centre at Palace House during British Science Week this year! The science of horseracing is a key focus within the galleries – with the Maktoum Gallery of the Thoroughbred dedicated to the scientific reasons that have made racehorses the ultimate racing machine. The state of the art galler…

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

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 pr…

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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

Easter at Palace House, Newmarket is set to be one egg-cellant occasion! Join us between Friday 30th March and Monday 2nd April for a fun-packed day out for all the family. 11am – 4pm daily. Hop around the King’s Yard galleries with our specially designed Easter ‘Bingo’ Trail and have an egg-tastic time in our craft pod, creating a racing silks master piece t…

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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 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) Philip Viscount Kne…

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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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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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