10 Jul 2021

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Battle Proms Concert at Burghley

The 16th Annual Battle Proms Picnic Concert: A summer celebration with music, fireworks, spitfire, cannons and cavalry!

Please be aware that Battle Proms are currently working to a reduced capacity at all concerts due to social distancing requirements. Only a limited number of tickets remain available for each concert. You can purchase your tickets for our 2021 event via the Battle Proms website:

www.battleproms.com/venues/burghley-house

For Battle proms queries: Email: info@battleproms.com Phone: 01432 355 416

The Battle Proms at Burghley is held on an impressive elevated parkland position overlooking the grand Elizabethan architecture of the house – the perfect setting for an afternoon of sublime music and dramatic displays.

A firmly established favourite in the local calendar, this party in the park with a difference is attended by thousands of loyal fans every year, who are treated to an extraordinary afternoon and evening of unique entertainment.

The full 2 hour orchestral concert from the 60 piece New English Concert Orchestra, led by Douglas Coombes MBE and compered by much-loved BBC presenter Pam Rhodes, will include a host of well-known uplifting classical pieces and conclude with a ‘last night of the proms’ flag-waving sing-along with favourites such as Jerusalem, Land of Hope and Glory and more under a sky of breath-taking fireworks.

The extensive programme of entertainments also includes a toe-tapping warm-up act, thrilling historic cavalry displays, a meticulously choreographed aerial display from a WWII Spitfire, The Red Devils parachute display team (tbc), live firing cannons and, of course, spectacular fireworks. The Battle Proms is still believed to be the only opportunity in the world to see the signature piece – Beethoven’s ‘Battle Symphony’ – performed as he composed it: with 193 live Napoleonic cannons providing a thunderous percussion!

The Battle Proms Concerts are the longest running picnic proms series in the UK and whether you’re planning a romantic evening as a couple, a celebration as a group, or want to enjoy an informal concert as a family then this could be the unique experience you have been looking for.

Other events at Burghley

25 Nov 2021 - 28 Nov 2021

10 Apr 2021 - 11 Apr 2021

Postponed

The Rat Race Dirty Weekend

8 May 2021

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