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Keep up to date with all the latest news at some of the UK's top attractions.

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, 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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Thursday 15th December 2016

Blenheim Palace is championing the use of alternative energy within historic properties to help protect their future.

The Oxfordshire UNESCO World Heritage Site has instigated a series of environmental initiatives in a bid both to reduce its reliance on traditional energies and its overall carbon footprint.

Among the most significant improvements are a 42% reduction in overall mains water consumption from 2013, the lowest electricity usage figures in five years and an 81% reduction in its use of heating oil.

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Friday 18th November 2016

Blenheim Palace has cut its biggest Christmas Trees ready to decorate for the 2016 festive season. The 10 Norway Spruces, the biggest standing at an incredible 25ft tall, have taken up to 25 years to grow.

In order to fell such a large tree the Forestry Team must clear the area before making a cut, it then takes Forestry Foreman Nick Baimbridge just one minute to complete the fell! The trees are bound with rope to bring in the branches leaving the tree as natural as it can be.

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Tuesday 18th October 2016

The Tropical Butterfly House, Wildlife & Falconry Centre in North Anston, Sheffield would like to thank visitors for raising £4,910 in donations for the Hawk Conservancy Trust’s International Vulture Programme.

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Tuesday 18th October 2016

Julian Newman, Blenheim Palace’s official timekeeper, is gearing up for the challenge of changing 30 historic clocks ready for daylight saving time to end at 2am on Sunday, October 30th.

Among the priceless antique timepieces he’ll need to change is the 18th century East Courtyard Clock Tower, which is twice as old as Big Ben.

Julian has been keeping time at Blenheim Palace for over 12 years; and has the delicate job of changing all the clocks twice a year, alongside his other duties of maintaining and repairing the rare timepieces. 

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Wednesday 12th October 2016
As global superstar, Justin Bieber, prepares to take the 02 by storm with his Purpose World Tour this week, fans will be able to get an extra fix of the magnetic musician in a special new experience at Madame Tussauds London featuring a stunning, ‘wet look’ wax figure. Inspired by the jaw dropping climax of the tour, the experience stars Bieber in front of a wall of rain in the heart of the world famous attraction and was previewed by fans and media this morning.
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Tuesday 20th September 2016
Sustainable home of the ‘big zoo’ animals celebrates record visit 
Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm in Wraxall is celebrating a visitor milestone, having welcomed its 2 millionth visitor through the gates.
The 2 millionth visitor was father and daughter Dave and Lili on 14th September, the 67th and 68th visitors through the gates on the day. The pair hadn’t visited the park before and enjoyed taking in the big zoo animals and using the adventure play.
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