About the festival
Experience global music superstars up close at the Palace
Enjoy the unique opportunity to get up close to the world’s biggest music stars as they take to the Base Court stage within the stunning Tudor courtyard of Henry VIII’s majestic residence.
Intimate world class performances
Over the last 28 years, an incredible roster of world-renowned artists have performed on our iconic Base Court stage, including Kylie, Bastille, Nile Rodgers & CHIC, Tom Jones, Lionel Richie, Gary Barlow, Paloma Faith, The Beach Boys, Liza Minnelli, Elton John, Eric Clapton, Andrea Bocelli, Bryan Adams, Katie Melua, Brian Wilson, Ringo Starr, Gladys Knight and Grace Jones.
Delectable food and drink
Soak up the atmosphere in the breathtaking East Front Gardens whilst feasting on a pre-show picnic or your own homemade treats, accompanied by a chilled glass of champagne. After exploring the grounds, take a journey through the heart of the 500 year-old Palace to Base Court where a performance of a lifetime awaits.
Meet our first 2024 headliners
We’re so excited to welcome Nile Rodgers & CHIC, Sam Ryder, The Rest is History Live Presents: The Tudors, Sheryl Crow, Deacon Blue and Paloma Faith to the Base Court stage in June 2024. Stay tuned for more legendary artists to be announced soon…
Exclusive pre-concert dining experiences
Devour a sumptuous three-course dinner accompanied by fine wines and champagne in Henry VIII’s stunning State Apartments, accessible exclusively for King’s VIP Dining Experience guests, ahead of taking the best seats in the house for the performance.
25% Discount on Hampton Court Palace entry tickets
Upgrade your Festival ticket to a full afternoon of exploring iconic Hampton Court Palace, and benefit from a 25% discount on palace entry tickets. Why not extend your visit and experience the public dramas and private lives of Henry VIII, his wives and their children before the festival starts.