13-24 August 2021 / East Molesey, Surrey, UK

Hampton Court Palace Festival 2021


Hampton Court Palace Festival Line-up 2021

Hampton Court Festival 2021 will be headlined by Van Morrison, Björn Again,Bastille Re-Orchestrated, Keane and Tom Jones

Here's the day by day line-up for the festival concert series:

Hampton Court Palace Festival Line-up 2022

Hampton Court Festival 2022 will be headlined by Lionel Richie, Rick Astley and Goerge Benson

Here's the day by day line-up for the festival concert series:

Line-up 2021

Hampton Court Palace Festival 2021 Tickets

All tickets for Hampton Court Palace Festival are allocated seats which includes entrance to the Palace Gardens from 17.30. Free car parking is available for all ticket holders from 17:00. View tickets for each concert date here:



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About Hampton Court Palace festival 2021

About Hampton Court Palace festival

Now in its 28th year, Hampton Court Palace Festival is a series of truly unique open-air concerts. Critically acclaimed artists perform in a 3,000-seat auditorium in Base Court, set against the backdrop of Henry VIII's magnificent Tudor Palace.

Returning in August 2021, the Festival has an incredible line-up including Van Morrison, Keane, Bastille ReOrchestrated, Tom Jones, Nile Rodgers & Chic and Bjorn Again

Make the most of your evening and arrive early to soak up the pre-concert atmosphere. Enjoy bars, serving up refreshing summer drinks, a host of gourmet street food stalls as well as picnic hampers which will be available to order beforehand. Hire a Waterside Gazebo to add a little extra luxury to your evening and entertain in splendour within the beautiful East Front Gardens.

Don't miss your chance to hear world class acts performing in the most unique and intimate setting.

Hampton Court Palace accessible tickets


The Festival offers a step-free route from the Palace Gardens to the Palace Courtyard. However, the Palace is an historic building and therefore has uneven surfaces.

Within Base Court, there are 6 wheelchair spaces and 6 complimentary companion seats per concert on the wheelchair platform.

In addition, accessibility requirements can be accommodated on the flat areas of the auditorium in specific locations within Blocks B, C & D.

Hampton Court Palace Access Info:

Head to Ticketmaster Access for general accessibility information.


Location Map

Hampton Court Palace East Molesey, Surrey
KT8 9AU, UK Get Directions


Where is Hampton Court Palace Festival?

The festival takes place at Hampton Court Palace in East Molesey, Surrey, KT8 9AU, UK. Each concert performance will take place in Base Court in a seated auditorium within the walls of Hampton Court Palace.

How to get to Hampton Court Palace Festival:

  • By Train - the nearest train station is Hampton Court Station, located a short walk from the venue. Hampton Court Station is 40 minutes from London Waterloo with trains going twice an hour.  
  • By Bus - the bus routes R68, 411, 111 and 216 stop nearby the festival.
  • By Car - the festival site is located within 20-minutes’ drive from junctions 15, 12 and 10 of the M25. There is free festival car parking available for festival goers which will be clearly signposted. Please use postcode KT8 9AU and follow the parking signs if you are using a satnav system.
  • By Boat - you can get a boat service to Hampton Court Palace from Turks Pier at 17.15 in Kingston Upon Thames which is a short walk from Kingston Station in South West London. There is an additional boat service from Richmond, departing at 16:15

When is Hampton Court Palace 2021?

Hampton Court Palace Festival takes place from 13 August – 24 August 2021.

What time does Hampton Court Palace start and finish?

The formal East Front Gardens open for festival goers from 17.30 to enjoy pre-concert entertainment, food and drinks. The Auditorium opens at 18.30. The concerts usually start at between 20:30 and 21:00 - please check your ticket to confirm your concert start time.

How long does each concert last?

Each concert typically lasts for around 90 minutes with no interval for each Hampton Court Palace Festival date.

Is Hampton Court Palace a camping festival?

No, Hampton Court Palace Festival is not a camping festival.

Is Hampton Court Palace a family friendly festival?

Hampton Court Palace Festivalis family-friendly and welcomes fansof all ages, however everyone must havea ticket for the performance and children should be accompanied by an adult. For those booking the VIP Package, children aged 12 years and under are not permitted to dine in the state apartments.

Are the concerts outdoors?

Yes, the concerts are open to the elements and it is an outdoor event. There is limited undercover seating that can be selected at the time of booking. Please note umbrellas are not permitted.

Is there a cloakroom?

Yes, there is a crèche in the East Front Gardens to store items which can be collected after the concert has finished.

What if I am late for the start of the performance?

Concerts will start promptly at the advertised time. Late comers may be admitted at a suitable break in the performance.

Can I bring my own food and drink?

Festival goers can bring in their own food and drinks to enjoy before the concert. However, food and drinks are not permitted into the Palace or auditorium during the concert.

Can I book accessible tickets for the festival?

Yes, simply select accessible tickets at the checkout or call us on 0800 988 4440.

When will I receive my tickets?

You should receive your tickets five days before the event or immediately for e-tickets. If the tickets have yet to arrive five days before, please contact us. You can check ticket dispatch information here.

Can I sell my tickets for Hampton Court Palace Festival?

Yes, if you can no longer go to the festival, you can head to our verified fan to fan ticket exchange site to sell your tickets safely and securely so another fan gets to enjoy the festival. See our Ticket Exchange site here.

Please note that Ticketmaster can only deal with questions and issues regarding tickets. For all other enquiries regarding the festival, please visit the Hampton Court Palace Festival website or contact them directly.

Hampton Court Palace Festival 2021