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The Hampton Court Palace Festival

Posted by silverhand on June 14, 2017 at 12:00 AM

Are you a lover of the fine arts with a modern twist? Do you love music from both the old and new age? Then the Hampton Court Palace Festival is the event for you. For the period between 7th and 24th of this month, all roads lead to the Hampton Court Palace grounds. There will be musical performances from a wide range of international artists and other forms of merriment. Take a break throughout your month by listening to some of your favorite musicians. The performances will cover a variety of genres, so do no worry if you thought you would be left out. With its beautiful grounds, the Hampton Palace will be the perfect setting for this midsummer concert.

Since the festival’s performances will be conducted in the evening, you do not have to worry about your enjoyment clashing with a tight work schedule. Have your series of meetings, your usual day of work then listen to some of the world’s best musicians at work. What’s more, the fact that you have a variety of days to choose from means you can always pre-schedule your attendances. Additionally, it gives you time to plan what artist’s performances you would like to attend. Set the reminder on your phone for any of the days. Are you going to be in London over the month but are unsure of a place you can let loose each evening? This festival is an excellent choice for you. The Hampton Court Palace is well-lit, secure and you are sure to get the best service from the event’s staff.

Apart from its taste of world-class music, the festival will also enable locals to showcase different cuisine in street food stalls. You can sample a variety of London’s best foods as well as snacks from other parts of the world within the festival. The fact that that members of the audience will have numerous open-air bars available to them makes it a very convenient event to end a typical work week. That said, you can attend the event with your colleagues, teammates or friends. All performances will be held in the East Front Garden. As such, there will be plenty of space for you to rest or dance as preferred.

2017 marks the 25th anniversary of this event’s occurrence. Previously set up as a classical music event, the festival has evolved over the years to include musicians from other genres. These include Rhythm & Blues, jazz, and pop. This year, the event will be graced by the amazing Bryan Ferry and Van Morrison. Lovers of Rhythm and Blues will have their ears enjoy music from Jools Holland accompanied by his R&B Orchestra. Michael Ball, John Morrison, and Alfie Boe will also be performing over the month at the festival.

Gates to the East Front End Garden will be open every day of the festival from 5:30 pm. There will also be free parking for all ticket holders each day from 5 pm, so you do not have to worry about parking fees. Being a very popular event in London, the festival attracts thousands of people each year. You are therefore advised to reach early to secure a convenient parking spot. The show will go on regardless of weather, so make sure you carry a raincoat along just in case.

Enjoy some of the world’s best music at the Hampton Court Palace Festival.

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