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 June | Temporary Exhibitions | Daily events

June 2017

17th June

Louise Robson RoR Demo

2.30pm.
International dressage rider Louise Robson will highlight the retraining process for former racehorses that have just come off the track through to advanced level dressage.
Tickets to view the RoR demonstration in the Peter O’Sullevan Arena only are £5pp (under 5's free) and can be purchased on the day.
Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult

18th June

Shetland Pony Grand National

Caption required

10am – 5pm. £5.00pp into the Peter O’Sullevan Arena only (under 5s free).

Races: 11am and 2.30pm

Tickets: Click Here

Enjoy an action packed family day out and celebrate Father’s Day in this special venue. Enjoy watching the Shetland National and see if you can ride like a jockey on our fun inflatables. With lots to do and see this will be a great day out. A pop up BBQ and Adnams bar will be provided by The Tack Room in the arena area.

Tickets to the Peter O’Sullevan Arena only are £5pp (under 5's free) - tickets can be purchased HERE. To make the most of your visit then purchase an annual ticket on the day, and find out why we have been nominated for the Art Fund Museum of the Year 2017 prize.

Please note that all access is via the entrance on Palace Street, there will be no access via the Rous Road entrance. For directions on how to find us please click here.

We recommend that tickets are purchased in advance by CLICKING HERE or at the main reception.

All annual members who have not purchased tickets in advance must buy their tickets in the Palace House Shop on the day.

Any visitors buying their ticket on the day must purchase them via the main reception.

Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult at all times, and please remember the event is outdoors so dress appropriately. There will be limited seating in the BBQ area, so please feel free to bring a picnic rug. Dogs are not allowed

21st June

Suffolk Day

10am – 5pm.
25% off admission Celebrate everything Suffolk has to offer and enjoy 25% off admission tickets and a free coffee with any food purchased from The Tack Room and Pantry Bakery.

27th June

The Tack Room Wine Tasting

7pm – 11pm
Bordeaux wine Tasting night with Private Cellars Wine Merchants. Enjoy a relaxing evening with four courses perfectly matched to four beautiful French wines. Booking is essential
£75 per head. Please call 01638 666390 to book.

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Temporary Exhibitions

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26th January - 11th August

GODS OF SPORT: 50 Years of Sporting Photography by Chris Smith

10am -5pm. Access is included in admission tickets.
Chris Smith has devoted half a century to capturing the drama, beauty, challenges and elation of sport, winning many prestigious awards along the way.In 1976 Chris moved to The Sunday Times, acting as their principal sports photographer for 30 years. This exhibition celebrates five decades of Smiths iconic work, with over 50 photographs including Muhammad Ali, George Best, Ayrton Senna, Seve Ballesteros, Lester Piggott, Sir Henry Cecil along with a selection from Olympic Games. To see some images in the collection click here

26th January - 18th June

BOXIANA: Heroes of the Ring

10am -5pm. Access is included in admission tickets.
Explore prints from the BSAT that illustrate the prize-fighters from Daniel Mendoza and Richard Humphries in 1788 through to the inaugural ‘world title’ international boxing match that took place between Sayers and Heenan. To see the collection click here.

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Daily events

Caption required

Every day at 11.00am and 2.30pm

Daily Demonstrations from the RoR horses:

Access is included in admission tickets.
There are demonstrations to show how a racehorse is retrained after it has finished racing. This might include dressage, lunging, long reining, pole work or grooming. The demonstration usually lasts 30 minutes to 1 hour. Please meet at the reception in the glass Atrium if you wish to watch a demonstration. To see which horses are currently stabled in the Rothschild Yard please click here. Demonstrations take place outside and are subject to change, please ensure you dress appropriately.

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