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Blenheim Palace Festival of Literature Film and Music

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Blenheim Palace
Woodstock, Oxfordshire OX20 1PP United Kingdom
0333 666 3366 www.blenheimpalaceliteraryfestival.com

Blenheim Palace Festival of Literature Film and Music is a celebration of books and literature, and of art forms inspired by literature – film, television and music.

This year’s festival features a performance of Jane Austen’s favourite characters accompanied by period music and a performance of a new play by William Humble, Wodehouse in Wonderland. Speakers include entertainers Nicholas Parsons and Gyles Brandreth; Booker-longlisted novelist Esi Edugyan; wine writer Jonathan Ray; historians Sam Willis, James Daybell and John Blair; and The King’s Speech author Peter Conradi.

Check www.blenheimpalaceliteraryfestival.com for the full line-up.

Festival ticket holders gain free entry to the palace grounds and gardens on the day of their event.


The culinary experience is a significant part of the Blenheim Palace Festival of Literature, Film and Music. There are various dinner events as well as food-and-drink talks, and the palace’s cafés and restaurants serve locally sourced fresh food to suit every taste. Choose from:

  • The Oxfordshire Pantry
  • Water Terrace Café
  • Pleasure Gardens Deli

Opening Details:

Thu 11 – Sun 14 Oct 2018

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