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Churchill 150 at Blenheim Palace | Jan – Dec 2024

January 1 - December 31

Winston Churchill 2024

Celebrating the 150th anniversary of the birth of Winston Churchill at Blenheim Palace

This year at Blenheim Palace, we will be celebrating the anniversary of Sir Winston Churchill’s birth.

Churchill tours

Available year-round, excluding Christmas. Immerse yourself in a private tour of the Palace State Rooms, Churchill exhibition and PrivateApartments, a guided buggy tour to Churchill’s grave and a delightful Champagne Afternoon Tea. For availability and pricing, contact our special tour department at 01993 815600 or email specialtours@blenheimpalace.com. (Additional cost applies)

Winstan Weekends

Visit Blenheim Palace this year and meet ‘Winstan’. A creation by Stan Streather as a tribute to the great wartime leader, brings Winston Churchill to a new generation.

Winstan will be at the Palace on selected dates…

  • 18th and 19th May
  • 29th and 30th June
  • 20th and 21st July
  • 10th, 11th, 24th, 25th, 26th August
  • September – to be confirmed
  • 12th and 13th October
  • 30th November

Enjoy a themed afternoon tea

Indulge in our Churchill-themed afternoon tea in The Orangery, featuring special appearances from ‘Winstan’ (Additional prices apply.) These will be available to book soon during the dates listed below:

  • Tuesday 7th May
  • Wednesday 3rd July
  • Tuesday 10th September

The Churchill Exhibition

Explore our year-round Churchill Exhibition, offering insights into Churchill’s life from birth to his role as a wartime leader. Head down to the Temple of Diana in our Formal Gardens, the very spot where Winston proposed to his future wife Clementine Hozier. Engage in the rich history and captivating legacy of Winston Churchill at Blenheim Palace this year.

Churchill Podcasts

Join our social historian, Antonia Keeney, on the last day of each month, as she dives into the world of Winston Churchill in our latest series of podcasts. Explore the private side of the public speaker, uncover the significance of pivotal dinner times that could have altered British history and relive crucial moments from 1942 and more. Let us guide you through the life of Winston Churchill as you embark on the journey in talks with authors, historians, and individuals who knew him personally. Listen to each episode on the last day of the month.


January 1
December 31
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Awards & Partners

*Supported by The Visitor Economy Renaissance Programme grant funding, secured by OxLEP Business