1. Go to the Hampton Court Food festival this Bank Holiday weekend

Join us for a summer celebration of food and drink in the iconic East Front Gardens at Hampton Court Palace.

The Kitchen

Join us in the Kitchen for live cooking demonstrations from top chefs and experts including Michel Roux Jr, Nadiya Hussain and Rhiannon Lambert.

View the timetable and book your seat at the Food Festivals website.

Eating, shopping and drinking

Discover, taste and shop your way around over 100 hand-picked artisan producers and companies.

With everything from oysters to sausages, and brownies to crepes, it’s guaranteed to delight even the most committed foodie. Pick up tasty picnic treats to enjoy against a backdrop of one of Britain’s most historic buildings.

Children’s activities

There are plenty of activities on offer to keep children of all ages entertained, from face painting to the circus school, arts and crafts and Dance Stars.


Don’t miss our lovely bandstand, with Hampton Court Palace deckchairs around it for all to relax on, where we have live entertainment from The Herringbone Cocktail Club, The Courtiers and Dos Tiempos.

Also performing across the weekend are Soul Rites and The Polka Duo. From traditonal folk music to sunshine filled pop and classic brass sounds, relax at the bandstand and soak up the delicious Bank Holiday weekend!