RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival © RHS, Neil Hepworth
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Royal Albert Hall
JUNE Royal Ascot & Ladies’ Day
Excitement, glamour and style! Royal Ascot is, without a doubt, Britain’s best-loved horseracing meeting and the highlight of the summer racing season. With superior facilities and top class amenities, Ladies’ Day at the modern Ascot Racecourse is the perfect place to parade your best side and enjoy a truly memorable day out with friends - admire the horses, have a flutter, spot the celebrities and outshine them all in your own fabulous outfit! JULY RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival The RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival is the world’s biggest annual flower show. Marvel at the beautiful flowers in the rose marquee and the innovative conceptual gardens showcasing the next big names in garden design, watch demonstrations by celebrity gardeners around the showgrounds and get tips on gardening in a changing climate. In addition, learn about growing your own fruit and vegetables and shop for garden supplies to create your own little oasis at home. JULY-SEPTEMBER BBC Proms at the Royal Albert Hall Presented by the BBC, the Royal Albert Hall plays host to the BBC Proms, a full season of exceptional classical concerts from world-renowned artists. JULY-OCTOBER Buckingham Palace Buckingham Palace is a London royal residence and the administrative headquarters of the monarch. It is one of the few working royal palaces remaining in the world today. During summer, the palace opens its doors to visitors where they can see the 19 State Rooms which are used by the Royal Family to entertain their guests on State, ceremonial and official occasions. All rooms are furnished with many of the greatest treasures from the Royal Collection, including paintings by Van Dyck and Canaletto, sculpture by Canova, Sèvres porcelain and magnificent pieces of English and French furniture. Please note, Buckingham Palace is open end of July - beginning of October.
Blue Drawing Room, Buckingham Palace
RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival © RHS Oliver Dixon
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