News & Insight

Find out more about all the exciting projects we are working on as well as the amazing organisations helping us to achieve our key goals and targets.

For further information please contact the Marketing Department at marketing@blenheimpalace.com or on 01993 810510

We're Hosting Sunrise Walk for Grief Support Charity

We're Hosting Sunrise Walk for Grief Support Charity

We are once again offering people the opportunity to watch the sunrise over the Estate as part of a fundraising walk on Saturday, 25th September.

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A lone Spitfire soars over Blenheim Palace to mark the 76th anniversary of VJ Day

A lone Spitfire soars over Blenheim Palace to mark the 76th anniversary of VJ Day

A lone Spitfire from the RAF Battle of Britain Memorial Flight soars over Blenheim Palace to mark the 76th anniversary of VJ Day

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Blenheim Bursary Boost for Local Good Causes

Blenheim Bursary Boost for Local Good Causes

A total of 20 local charities, organisations and good causes are set to benefit from our £50,000 charity and community bursary.

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‘Lost’ Victorian Fire Engine Returns to Blenheim Palace

‘Lost’ Victorian Fire Engine Returns to Blenheim Palace

A ‘lost’ horse-drawn Victorian Merryweather fire engine that was part of Blenheim Palace’s private fire brigade has returned to the Palace.

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Candlemaker Wins Blenheim’s Start-up Business Award

Candlemaker Wins Blenheim’s Start-up Business Award

A candlemaker from Long Wittenham has won Blenheim’s annual business start-up competition.

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We've Donated Shrubs to Woodstock Care Home

We've Donated Shrubs to Woodstock Care Home

Our Head Gardener made a special visit to a Woodstock care home to help plant a selection of donated flowering shrubs.

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Outdoor Exhibition Celebrates Beautiful Blenheim

Outdoor Exhibition Celebrates Beautiful Blenheim

Our stunning landscape and parkland is being showcased as part of an outdoor photography exhibition celebrating the natural beauty of the Blenheim Park and Gardens.

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Award-winning Photographer Reveals Blenheim’s Wild Side

Award-winning Photographer Reveals Blenheim’s Wild Side

Award-winning photographer Pete Seaward has created a stunning new display of wildlife photography for our new exhibition.

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We Are Recruiting A Record Number of Apprentices

We Are Recruiting A Record Number of Apprentices

We are offering 12 new apprenticeship opportunities in a wide range of roles from bricklaying to social media.

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Stunning Video Game Technology Brings Churchill’s Story to Life

Stunning Video Game Technology Brings Churchill’s Story to Life

Didcot-based Rebellion Film Studios has produced an extraordinary video to accompany the launch of our new Churchill exhibition at Blenheim Palace, which opened earlier this month.

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Furlough Courses Allow Blenheim Staff to Flourish in Lockdown

Furlough Courses Allow Blenheim Staff to Flourish in Lockdown

We have been supporting our furloughed staff and those having to work from home by funding online training courses of their choice.

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Blenheim Bursary Scheme Aims To Help Bring People Together

Blenheim Bursary Scheme Aims To Help Bring People Together

We are inviting grant applications for our 2021 bursary scheme from local projects and charities that focus their work on bringing people together in the local community.

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Re-Launching our Start-Up Scheme

Re-Launching our Start-Up Scheme

We are once again inviting entrepreneurs and new businesses to take part in our start-up scheme aimed at boosting their chances of success.

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We're Extending Support Of Local Charity SeeSaw Into 2021

We're Extending Support Of Local Charity SeeSaw Into 2021

We have confirmed Oxfordshire-based grief support charity SeeSaw as our official Charity of the Year 2021.

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Our Apprentice Lands Promotion

Our Apprentice Lands Promotion

This National Apprentice Week (8 -14 February 2021), we are pleased to announce the promotion of one of our apprentices, 19-year-old Woodstock student Nicole Nielsen-Pike, to the role of Guest Services Supervisor.

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We Live Streamed Talks and Tours Into More Than 100 Care Homes

We Live Streamed Talks and Tours Into More Than 100 Care Homes

We live-streamed a series of talks and tours into over 130 care homes across the UK over the Christmas holidays.

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We've Carried Out Emergency Roof Repairs as Part of Government’s Culture Recovery Fund

We've Carried Out Emergency Roof Repairs as Part of Government’s Culture Recovery Fund

A team of conservation contractors is carrying out emergency repair work to fix leaking leadwork on the roof of our Palace with a grant from the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund.

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Bursary Helps School Build New Outdoor Classroom

Bursary Helps School Build New Outdoor Classroom

Wooton-on-Woodstock Primary School has created a brand new outdoor learning area and additional storage facilities with the help of a grant from our Charitable Bursary.

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We're live-streaming virtual Christmas events into 240 care homes and hospitals

We're live-streaming virtual Christmas events into 240 care homes and hospitals

Hundreds of care home residents across the UK will be able to enjoy free live virtual tours and interactive talks about Blenheim Palace over the Christmas period.

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Our Bursary Supports Eco-friendly Village Refill

Our Bursary Supports Eco-friendly Village Refill

We have set up a bursary fund which is helping a local business deliver earth-friendly household cleaning and body-care products to Woodstock and the surrounding villages.

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Remembrance Day Tribute Soars Past Fundraising Target

Remembrance Day Tribute Soars Past Fundraising Target

Our moving tribute featuring 200 full-size silhouettes of soldiers to commemorate Remembrance Day has raised more than £38,000 for the Royal British Legion.

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We've received £1.8m Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage Grant in Massive Boost for Oxfordshire Tourism

We've received £1.8m Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage Grant in Massive Boost for Oxfordshire Tourism

We have received a £1.8m grant from the government’s Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage as part of a nationwide rescue scheme to safeguard some of the UK’s most important cultural sites.

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Marking Remembrance Day With 200 Silhouetted Soldiers

Marking Remembrance Day With 200 Silhouetted Soldiers

A poignant company of 200, life-size Armistice Day soldier silhouettes has been assembled ahead of Remembrance Sunday.

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Using AI to Predict our Visitor Numbers

Using AI to Predict our Visitor Numbers

We are using artificial intelligence to help predict visitor numbers and manage the flow of guests through The Palace.

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Crucial Heritage Stimulus Fund Helps Conserve Iconic Grand Bridge

Crucial Heritage Stimulus Fund Helps Conserve Iconic Grand Bridge

Critical conservation work to help preserve our 18th century Grand Bridge will be able to proceed thanks to a grant from the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage.

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Sunrise Walk Raises £10k for SeeSaw Charity

Sunrise Walk Raises £10k for SeeSaw Charity

A sponsored sunrise walk at Blenheim in memory of loved ones raised more than £10,000 for charity on Sunday 20th September.

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SeeSaw Sunrise Walk

SeeSaw Sunrise Walk

We are offering people the opportunity to watch the sunrise over the Estate as part of a fundraising walk on Sunday, 20th September.

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Outdoor Exhibition Celebrates Beautiful Blenheim

Outdoor Exhibition Celebrates Beautiful Blenheim

Award winning images from the Beautiful Blenheim competition are on display in our Rose Garden this Summer.

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Churchill’s White House is saved by Bladon Community

Churchill’s White House is saved by Bladon Community

Reputed to be the pub where Winston Churchill “learnt to drink” during his time at Blenheim Palace, this historic pub is set to become the heart of the community once again.

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HelpHub on Independent’s Annual ‘Happy List’

HelpHub on Independent’s Annual ‘Happy List’

The founder of a local online emotional support service for people affected by the coronavirus has been included in The Independent newspaper’s annual ‘Happy List’.

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