Highclere Castle: Battle Proms Concert 2024

Highclere Castle: Battle Proms Concert 2024

Battle Proms Picnic Concerts 2024

Available from 3 August 2024 to 3 August 2024
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Saturday 3rd August - One day only!

Book Battle Proms Picnic Concerts 2024 tickets today!

Filled with fun music, spectacular sights and your perfect homemade picnic, celebrate summer with the spirit of the British at 2024's Battle Proms Picnic Concerts!

Pack a picnic, chill the fizz and get ready for an afternoon of filling up with good music, great food and ginormous laughs with the UK's longest running picnic proms series!

Please note: Battle Proms Picnic Concerts encourage you to bring your own food and drinks!

There's so many things to do and see at Highclere Castle

Set in the stunning stately home of Hampshire's Highclere Castle, the grandiose grounds are the perfect location for this unmissable and unforgettable live music event. 

Music for Battle Prom's Picnic Concerts at Highclere Castle:

  • Battle Proms Belles: Join Battle Proms residents Lizzie and Abi and their fabulous live band!
  • New English Concert Orchestra: Performing crowd classics such as The Downtown Abbey theme, The Dam Busters March, Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture and Beethoven's 'Battle Symphony'
  • Denise Leigh - Soprano: The highly-acclaimed superstar sings soundtracks from 'The Sound of Music' and more!
  • Young Talents: Discover Britain's youngest talented performers as they open to a fresh audience
  • Last Night of the Proms: Finish your evening with a fantastic firework display set to 'Jerusalem', 'Rule Britannia', 'Land of Hope and Glory' and much more!

Entertainment at Highclere Castle's Battle Proms live 2024:

  • Battle Proms Cavalry: Worcestershire Cavalry perform thrilling skill-at-arms displays and play the ever-popular 'Musical Ride'
  • The Red Devils: The British Army's daredevils perform a spectacular freefall demonstration
  • Grace Spitfire: Performing stunning choreography, see the exact plane that downed the first enemy aircraft on D-Day
  • Cannons: Experience the ground-shaking drama of more than 200 cannons fired!
  • Musketfire: See glorious military guns displays
  • Fireworks: Accompanied by magnificent music, end your evening with a fantastic firework display that lights up the sky!

With so much to see and do at Highclere Castle, the Battle Proms Picnic Concerts are dedicated to ensuring your afternoon runs smoothly!

One of the best British Proms Live experiences in the UK

Pack your picnic, pick your poison and pop on down to one of the best promenade concerts near Hampshire!

Your itinerary for Highclere Castle:

  • 4:00pm: Gates open
  • 5:45pm: Cavalry display
  • 6:15pm: The Red Devils parachute display
  • 6:30pm: The Battle Proms Belles
  • 7:30pm-10:00pm: The Musical Programme
  • 7:25pm: The Evening Gun Salute
  • 7:30pm: Spitfire Air Display
  • Concert finishes at approximately 10:00pm.

Head to Highclere Castle now for one of the best family days out this Summer! On for one day only, secure your spot for a quintessentially British experience!

Book tickets now for Battle Proms Picnic Concerts live across the UK in 2024!

Highclere Park,
Newbury RG20 9RN

How to find us

The Battle Proms Picnic Concerts 2024 are hosted in various venues throughout the UK. 

Your Battle Proms live event:

If you are booking this event, please be aware of the following details:

  • Location: Highclere Castle, Hampshire
  • Dates: Saturday 3rd August 2024
  • Address: Highclere Castle, Highclere Park, Highclere, Newbury, RG20 9RN
  • What3Words: assembles.popping.loaning

By Car:

  • Please do not use a sat nav when close to Highclere Castle as this will bring you to the wrong entrance.
  • Simply follow the brown tourist signs from the A34.
  • Parking: Follow event signage and steward directions to on-site parking.

By Train:

  • London Paddington to Newbury: 15 minute taxi journey away
  • London Waterloo to Andover: 20 minute taxi journey away
  • London Waterloo to Whitchurch: 10 minute taxi journey away


  • Toilets
  • Food and drinks
  • Parking nearby
  • Wheelchair accessible

Yes, the Battle Proms Picnic Concerts are extremely accessible for all audience members.

  • Located on open air grass arenas with little or no hard-standing or pathways.
  • Disabled car parking, entrance and toilets available. 
  • Stewards are positioned throughout the auditorium to assist when necessary.
  • Large screen next to the stage depicting close-ups of performances
  • There is no viewing platform due to seated audiences.

Unfortunately, Battle Proms are unable to provide wheelchair hire facility, but have been running the concerts for over 20 years and have experienced very few issues. 

Unfortunately, due to the nature of the event with loud noises, vibrant displays and open food everywhere, dogs are not permitted at the Battle Proms venues.

Assistance dogs are permitted - please make sure these animals are easily identifiable, and please bring your own waste disposal bags. 

Yes, there is a plethora of free parking on the various sites. 

  • Distances from the car park to the concert entrances will vary but is usually around 50 - 350 metres. 
  • There is no overnight parking. 

Yes! Battle Proms encourages you to bring your own basket full of delicious dishes. This includes bringing your own alcohol, glassware and cutlery. 

  • Please note: Knives permitted on-site are restricted to 5 inch or under domestic knives and folding knives with a 3 inch blade or under.

Yes! The Battle Proms Picnic Concerts are a perfect way to introduce children to live orchestral music in a fun, informal setting. 

For entertainment for children, there are traditional fairground stalls, aerial displays, fireworks and more. 

  • Very young children may benefit from and can pick up a pair of junior ear defenders for noise sensitivity. 
  • As a guideline, Battle Proms recommend a ratio of one adult supervising three children under 16. 
  • Blank wristbands are available at the Info point - please feel free to take one, write your phone number on it and secure it to your child's wrist.

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