Picnic At The Palace - Afternoon Tea

Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire OX20 1PP.

Picnic at the Palace

Come and join us this summer for a socially distanced outdoor experience in a setting like no other.

Midsummer Nightcap presents 'Picnic at the Palace', the first socially distanced arts and music festival to come to Oxfordshire.

Enjoy the splendour of Blenheim Palace whilst feasting on delicious picnic grazing box, sipping on beverages and listening to live music and comedy.

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Afternoon Tea Table And Admission Selection

Please note that all tickets include a grazing box

View an example of the grazing box here
Ticket type Cost (face value)? Quantity
ADULT (WITH VEG GRAZING BOX) £48.00 (£45.00)
CHILD 4-12 YRS (WITH MEAT GRAZING BOX) £26.65 (£25.00)
CHILD 4-12 YRS (WITH VEG GRAZING BOX) £26.65 (£25.00)

Special Occasion Packages

Ticket type Cost (face value)? Quantity
THE BIRTHDAY PACKAGE £65.80 (£65.00)
For those looking for a memorable way to celebrate their birthday. - Homemade birthday cake* - Birthday decorations and party hats *For health and safety reasons, please bring your own candles and lighters
Enjoy our ultimate celebration, all our special treats at a discounted price! - Bottle of Pol Roger Brut champagne - Jar of beautiful, British flowers you can take home - Bespoke chocolates
THE FESTIVAL (PER ADULT) £20.25 (£20.00)
Add some fun and sparkle to your experience. - Disco Dust biodegradable glitter kit - Handmade feather festival crown
Some festival fun for your little ones. - Either a glitter fairy tiara and a butterfly kite - Or a pirate hat and ice cream bubbles - Disco Dust biodegradable glitter kit
FRESH FLOWERS £25.30 (£25.00)
Jar of beautiful, British flowers you can take home.


Ticket type Cost (face value)? Quantity
BOTTLE OF PROSECCO £30.40 (£30.00)
BOTTLE OF WINE - RED £20.25 (£20.00)
BOTTLE OF WINE - WHITE £20.25 (£20.00)
BOTTLE OF WINE - ROSE £20.25 (£20.00)
JUG OF PIMMS £30.40 (£30.00)

More information about Picnic At The Palace - Afternoon Tea tickets

Picnic packages

Tuesday to Thursday - Choose between a luxurious Lunchtime Feast or an Afternoon Tea treat.

Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday - Lunchtime Feast, Afternoon Tea or Dinner Grazing Box available.

Due to social distancing regulations, each sitting has been catered to accommodate groups of two, four or six people. Your picnic grazing box is locally sourced, high quality food, designed for sharing. Each group gets their own pergola with a choice of tables, chairs, deckchairs and a parasol. Your socially distanced set-up overlooks the spectacular Blenheim lake, whilst idyllically positioned to enjoy the live music and comedy.

Find out more about the picnic packages below.

The caravan bar

Midsummer Nightcap will be serving all your favourite alcoholic and non-alcoholic tipples, including cocktails, champagne and draft beer.


Haven't been able to get to a festival this summer? Fear not, as each sitting is accompanied by top live music performers. Lunchtime and afternoon tea sittings will have a range of talented musicians and singers.

Thursday evening is comedy night, and Friday and Saturday evenings will include headline acts. To finish the week, we'll be hosting a live Sunday jazz session.

There are still so many reasons to celebrate this summer, so we have beautifully crafted our 'special occasion packages' for those who wish to make their experience that extra-bit special.

Midsummer Nightcap hopes to see you at the Picnic at the Palace this summer to enjoy a memorable picnic, one of summer's greatest pleasures, with the ones you love!

Picnic packages and timings

Your ticket gets you entry into your selected time, a picnic grazing box and live music or comedy (Thursdays only).

The choice of sittings are:
Lunchtime Feast (11am-2pm) or Afternoon Tea (4-6pm), which includes:
•  Entry to the Palace grounds
•  Car parking
•  Live entertainment 2 x 45 minute sessions
•  Lunch or afternoon grazing box
•  A dedicated gazebo for groups or deckchair private area for couples

Dinner (7:30-10:30pm), which includes:
•  Car parking
•  Headline music acts (see performers)/Thursday comedy night
•  Dinner grazing box
•  A dedicated gazebo for groups or deckchair private area for couples

View an example of the grazing box here

Please arrive with plenty of time before your sitting. You cannot bring your own alcohol into the event, however our lovely caravan bar is on site serving all your favourite tipples, alcoholic and non-alcoholic.

For more information about the event, our lineup, Covid-19 regulations and frequently asked questions click here, or you can get in touch via our Chatbox below.

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