What's On

What's on at Palace House, Newmarket!

With so much to see and do we hope, from amazing artwork, family friendly activities and exciting exhibitions, each time you visit, you'll discover something new!



Daily Events


Community Engagement Trainee Programme

Saturday 15th June I 12pm - 2pm I Free drop-in event

Are you interested in working in museums?

Palace House, Newmarket is looking to support two Community Engagement Trainees for 1 year as part of Transforming People to Transform Museums, a Skills for the Future programme funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund. To find out more come along to this event or go to www.cimuseums.org.uk/transformmuseums

Celebrating Armed Forces Day 

Saturday 15th June I 10am - 5pm I FREE EVENT for Armed Forces and Emergency Services Personnel

On Saturday 15th June Newmarket will be hosting a day of celebrations for the armed forces and emergency services, one week before national Armed Forces Day. In honour of this town-wide celebration Palace House will be offering FREE ENTRY to all armed forces and emergency services personnel. For more information on what events will be happening across Newmarket on the day click here

Suffolk Punch Day

Sunday 30th June I 10am - 5pm I Included in general admission

Palace House will be celebrating the majestic Suffolk Punch with carriage and riding displays in our Peter O'Sullevan Arena throughout the day, the mares and foals will also be available for grooming.

Admission to the whole site will be FREE for Suffolk Horse Society members on production of a valid membership card.

Stubbs (1724-1806) Anatomist

Thursday 27th June - Saturday 28th September I 10am - 5pm I Included in general admission

This Summer,  Palace House, The National Heritage Centre for Horseracing and Sporting Art will display a set of unique drawings by Britain’s most renowned animal painter, George Stubbs (1724-1806).

The ten works, on loan from the Yale Center for British Art, the drawings will form the core of an exhibition that will illuminate aspects of Stubbs’s life and interest which have previously been underexplored and highlight the exceptional nature of his painting and drawing techniques.

100 First Women Portraits by Anita Corbin

14th February - 10th June I Mon - Sat 10am - 4pm Sun 11am - 4pm I Included in general admission

100 First Women will be a visually arresting and immersive exhibition, featuring contemporary photographic portraits of celebrities and famous personalities from across the decades including explorer Felicity Aston, First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon, business leader Dame Inga Beale, singer-songwriter Suzi Quatro and jockey Hayley Turner.

For more information on this special exhibition please visit the 100 First Women website www.1stwomenuk.co.uk