Located right by the River Thames and only a short stroll away from Hampton Court Palace, the hotel stands out as one of the finest boutique hotels in Surrey. Find out more about great events taking place this September!
During the entire month of September, the River Thames will come to life during the Totally Thames Festival. The banks of the River will see various daily events dedicated to celebrating arts and culture. Every day, you will be able to discover an entertaining programme including a River quiz, Riverside walks and an art exhibition. This initiative stands out as a great example of collaboration between local communities and businesses to promote the River Thames.
Host of the Concours of Elegance from the 1st to the 3rd of September, Hampton Court will see a collection of rare and gorgeous historic cars roll into the gardens of the Palace. 60 cars will be on show next to numerous prestigious motor cars. This exclusive experience will give guests the chance to discover unique pieces of the collection in a fantastic setting. One of the lucky car models will be voted for by each participant to be awarded the ultimate “Best of Show” trophy.
The Great River Race takes place every year and welcomes international crews for an incredible competition day. On 9th of September, the boat race will start at the London Docklands and finish at Ham House, Richmond covering almost 22 miles. The event will combine highly competitive teams aiming to reach the final line in a record time with more relaxed teams dressing up for the occasion and looking for a fun time.
BBC Proms is one of the biggest classical music festivals in the world. Running since mid-July, the festival will end in style in Hyde Park on the 9th of September with a superb line-up of iconic groups for the BBC Proms in the Park event. This year’s headliner, Sir Ray Davies, will perform on stage alongside Steps and Texas. There’s no better way to finish this great summer event than with live music!
Hampton Court Palace is about to get crafty! The Handmade Fair will settle at the Green at Hampton Court Palace for 3 days of arts and crafts, topped by wonderful food and drinks options. From the 15th to the 17th of September, the program will include workshops, talks and stands of beautiful handmade pieces from over 300 sellers. Whether you are keen to redecorate your house or want to search for decoration inspiration, this is the best place to let your creativity shine.
This is the ideal event for food lovers. From the 22nd to the 24th of September, the iconic Tower of London will welcome the BBC Good Food’s Feast for a fantastic cocktail of classes, food demos, tastings and entertainment. The dry moat close to the Tower will see pop-up restaurants, street vendors and food stalls taking over the space for the weekend and is sure to attract the London foodies for an incredibly tasty day.
There is no time to rest this Autumn in London – whether you are passionate about the finest cars, creative with your crafts or simply enjoy spending time by the River Thames, there are events for everyone. If you are planning on attending any of these events, the Mitre Hampton Court Hotel is sure to be one of the most desirable places to stay near Hampton Court.