Autumn Fest @ Blenheim Palace 2022

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28/09/2022 - 02/10/2022 All day
Blenheim Palace
Phone: Please contact the venue or organiser for bookings, cancellations or further information on 01993810530
Blenheim Palace
Phone:Please contact the venue or organiser for bookings, cancellations or further information
Address: Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire OX20 1PP

Celebrate harvest with a stunning food market, dragon maze trail, live music, family games, entertainment and much more. Devised by acclaimed creative designer Charlotte Lloyd-Webber, the event is a re-imagining of the traditional Harvest and Michaelmas Festivals, but with a decidedly modern green twist.

There will be artisanal and food markets, workshops, demonstrations and talks as well as live entertainments and Apple Day.

Other highlights include the stunning Harvest Feasting tent with autumnal menu and the Blenheim Orange Bar serving the county’s best beverages, together with nature, willow and foraging trails.

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