Historic Royal Palaces and IMG are thrilled to announce that Tom Jones and the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra have been added to the line-up for Hampton Court Palace Festival 2018 supported by Viking, award-winning cruise line.
Musical icon Tom Jones returns to headline Hampton Court Palace Festival on Thursday 21st June and Friday 22nd June, having last performed a string of sold out shows in 2016. He will be singing hits from his unrivalled repertoire from a career spanning more than 50 years such as timeless classics ‘Delilah’, ‘What’s New Pussycat’ and ’It’s Not Unusual’.
The Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra will also be returning to Hampton Court Palace Festival to perform on Saturday 23rd June. Against the atmospheric backdrop of Base Court, the palace's most impressive Tudor courtyard, the internationally acclaimed Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra will perform scores from the mainstream masters of classical music. A fireworks display will provide a spectacular finale to round off this superb evening.
Now in its 26th year, Hampton Court Palace Festival, is a series of truly special and unique open-air concerts. Attendees will arrive at the sumptuous Palace Gardens to enjoy a spot of picnicking in the spectacular surroundings with champagne available to purchase from the festival’s Champagne Partner, Champagne PIAFF. The festival also offers the perfect opportunity to celebrate special occasions in a prestigious setting, with exclusive dining and corporate entertainment available, ensuring a memorable VIP experience. Artists perform in an intimate 3,000-seat auditorium in Base Court, set against the backdrop of Henry VIII’s magnificent Tudor Palace.
Already announced to perform at Hampton Court Palace Festival 2018 are international superstar Lionel Richie on 5th and 6th June, pop sensation Paloma Faith on 8th June, legendary guitar player Joe Bonamassa on 12th June, musical virtuoso Jools Holland on 14th June, legendary American rock band The Beach Boys on 15th and 16th June and Take That star Gary Barlow on 19th and 20th June. Tickets are still available to purchase for all other concerts, except for general admission seating for the Lionel Richie and Gary Barlow concerts as they are now sold out.
Published on 21 February 2018 by Ben Robinson