Battle of The Proms Highclere Castle
A summer celebration with music, Spitfire, cannons, cavalry & fireworks!
Battle Proms return to Highclere Castle on Saturday 30 July 2022.
Pack up the hampers and champers and join thousands of loyal fans for an exceptional afternoon and evening of entertainment at the annual Highclere Castle Battle Proms Concert.
In a beautiful setting on the grounds in front of the iconic and impressive Highclere Castle, this quintessentially British ‘party in the park’ features magnificent musical firework displays, culminating in a flag waving spectacular including all the ‘last night of the proms’ finale favourites such as Jerusalem, Rule Britannia and Land of Hope and Glory.
The full 2 hour orchestral concert from the New English Concert Orchestra, led by Douglas Coombes MBE and compered by much-loved BBC presenter Pam Rhodes, will include a host of well-known uplifting classical pieces.
The extensive programme of entertainments also includes a toe-tapping warm-up act, thrilling historic cavalry displays, a meticulously choreographed aerial display from a WWII Spitfire, The Red Devils parachute display team (tbc), live firing cannons and, of course, spectacular fireworks. The Battle Proms is still believed to be the only opportunity in the world to see the signature piece – Beethoven’s ‘Battle Symphony’ – performed as he composed it; with 193 live Napoleonic cannons providing a thunderous percussion!
The Battle Proms Concerts are the longest running picnic proms series in the UK and whether you’re planning a romantic evening as a couple, a celebration as a group, or want to enjoy an informal concert as a family then this could be the unique experience you have been looking for.
For more information and to Book Tickets, please visit the Battle Proms Website
Gates open 3.30pm, entertainments from 5.45pm, finish approx. 10.00pm.