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Tuesday 20th June 2017
A charity dinner at Blenheim Palace has raised over £50,000 for an Oxford-based children’s and young adults’ hospice.
 
Hosted by the Duke and Duchess of Marlborough, the VIP event featured a silent auction and live music, and tickets to the charity black tie function were £1,000 to raise vital funds for Helen & Douglas House. More than 70 people attended the Dinner. 
 
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Tuesday 6th June 2017

The Tropical Butterfly House has had an unusual guest recently… a little owl was brought in by visitor Paul Tredgett. Mr Tredgett, of Killamarsh, Sheffield, found the owl in the middle of Marsh Lane at Eckington in Sheffield. The owl remained in the middle of the road and did not move when approached, upon closer inspection the owl appeared to have an eye infection. Mr Tredgett picked up the owl so that it wouldn’t get any further injuries on the busy road, and placed him on the passenger seat of his car.

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Wednesday 24th May 2017
The Tropical Butterfly House wins Silver in the Exhibits category at the National Zoo and Aquarium Awards
 
The Tropical Butterfly House has been recognised for their work in the Exhibits category at the British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums (BIAZA) annual awards ceremony.  
 
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Friday 12th May 2017

Pupils and staff from Springfield Special Needs School in Witney travelled to Blenheim Palace to collect a charity cheque for £1,000.

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Friday 7th April 2017
The Forbidden Forest may be strictly off-limits to Hogwarts students, as part of the Warner Bros Studio Tour you are invited to defy Professor Dumbledore’s orders and follow the footsteps of Harry, Ron and Hermione deep into the grounds of the Forbidden Forest.
 
In the depths of the forest you will come face-to-face with Aragog, the Acromantula. Emerging from his dark lair, the enormous spider will appear before you along with spiderlings from his family.
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Thursday 6th April 2017
This week, the restored scarlet silks worn by jockey Jem Mason when he won the first Grand National on the aptly named Lottery in 1839, go on display for the first time at The National Horseracing Museum (one part of the National Heritage Centre for Horseracing & Sporting Art) in Newmarket.
 
The National Heritage Centre at Palace House Newmarket acquired the historically important silks at auction. They employed a specialized textile conservator to restore them before the unveiling, the week of the 170th running of the world's most famous steeplechase.
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Tuesday 28th February 2017

Madame Tussauds London signed for a monstrous delivery that is set to be a roaring success at the iconic attraction, with the arrival of a larger than life Kong: Skull Island experience. In partnership with Legendary Pictures and Warner Bros. Pictures, Madame Tussauds London and Madame Tussauds New York will bring the experience to life with an eight-foot, multi-sensory animatronic head of the gigantic ape that will wow and terrify visitors in equal measure.

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Tuesday 14th February 2017

Madame Tussauds London guests were seeing double today as the iconic London attraction unveiled the wax figure of lyrical legend will.i.am, side-by-side with the man himself.  

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Tuesday 24th January 2017
Blenheim Palace is pleased to announce that Elizabeth Emanuel will be contributing to the exciting new, ‘Passion for Fashion – 300 years of Style,’ exhibition opening on 12th February, 2017. 
 
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