TOM JONES and the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra added to HAMPTON COURT PALACE FESTIVAL line-up


  • Tom Jones to perform on 21st and 22nd June
  • The Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra to perform on 23rd June
  • Tickets go on sale at 9am, 23rd February //
  • Lionel Richie, Paloma Faith, Gary Barlow, Joe Bonamassa, The Beach Boys and Jools Holland already announced to perform in the stunning Tudor surroundings of Hampton Court Palace's largest courtyard in June 2018

Historic Royal Palaces and IMG are thrilled to announce that Tom Jones and the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra have been added to the line-up for Hampton Court Palace Festival 2018 supported by Viking, award-winning cruise line. Tickets for the concerts will go on sale at 9am on 23rd February and can be purchased from

Musical icon Tom Jones returns to headline Hampton Court Palace Festival on Thursday 21st June and Friday 22nd June, having last performed a string of sold out shows in 2016. He will be singing hits from his unrivalled repertoire from a career spanning more than 50 years such as timeless classics Delilah’‘What’s New Pussycat’ and ’It’s Not Unusual’.

The Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra will also be returning to Hampton Court Palace Festival to perform on Saturday 23rdJune. Against the atmospheric backdrop of Base Court, the palace's most impressive Tudor courtyard, the internationally acclaimed Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra will perform scores from the mainstream masters of classical music. A fireworks display will provide a spectacular finale to round off this superb evening.

Now in its 26th year, Hampton Court Palace Festival, is a series of truly special and unique open-air concerts. Attendees will arrive at the sumptuous Palace Gardens to enjoy a spot of picnicking in the spectacular surroundings with champagne available to purchase from the festival’s Champagne Partner, Champagne PIAFF.  The festival also offers the perfect opportunity to celebrate special occasions in a prestigious setting, with exclusive dining and corporate entertainment available, ensuring a memorable VIP experience.  Artists perform in an intimate 3,000-seat auditorium in Base Court, set against the backdrop of Henry VIII’s magnificent Tudor Palace.

Already announced to perform at Hampton Court Palace Festival 2018 are international superstar Lionel Richie on 5th and 6th June, pop sensation Paloma Faith on 8th June, legendary guitar player Joe Bonamassa on 12th June, musical virtuoso Jools Holland on 14th June, legendary American rock band The Beach Boys on 15th and 16th June and Take That star Gary Barlow on 19th and 20thJune. Tickets are still available to purchase for all other concerts, except for general admission seating for the Lionel Richie and Gary Barlow concerts as they are now sold out.

Tickets for the Tom Jones and Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra will go on sale at 9am on Friday 23rd February, available from:

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Ticket Information:          
Date                                         Artist                                  
Tuesday 5th June                     Lionel Richie
Wednesday 6th June                Lionel Richie
Friday 8th June                         Paloma Faith
Tuesday 12th June                  Joe Bonamassa
Thursday 14th June                 Jools Holland              
Friday 15th June                     Beach Boys                             
Saturday 16th June                 Beach Boys                                         
Tuesday 19th June                  Gary Barlow    
Wednesday 20th June              Gary Barlow
Thursday 21st June                  Tom Jones
Friday 22nd June                      Tom Jones
Saturday 23rd June                  Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra