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Sat 21st August 2021
Castle Howard Proms
Event Type: Event for all


This event was originally scheduled for Saturday 22nd August 2020, unfortunately due to COVID-19 it had to be postponed to Saturday 21st August 2021. Anyone who purchased tickets for the event in 2020 are welcome to use their ticket for admission to the event in 2021.

Set in the magnificent gardens of Castle Howard, this spectacular classical concert will be a night to remember for the whole family, with the two guest soloists now confirmed. Best-selling tenor Wynne Evans will be joining soprano, Victoria Joyce for Yorkshire’s most prestigious al fresco Proms event.

Wynne Evans is a best-selling classical artist, with his debut album with Warner Music going straight to number one in the classical charts. His acclaimed performance in the 25th anniversary performance of The Phantom of the Opera, and appearances in a host of concerts at the Royal Opera House, English National Opera and Opera North have made him an incredibly popular live performer, whilst he is also well known for his decade in the recurring role as Gio Compario in a series of TV adverts.

‘Wynne’s performance at last year’s concert was just spectacular and we’re delighted to be welcoming him back to the Castle Howard Proms,’
comments promoter and event organiser, Mark Harrison.

Victoria is without a doubt one of the UK’s most exciting performers. After studying at the Royal Northern College of Music she made her English National Opera debut in 2003 as La Charmeuse in Massenet’s Thaïs, and has returned to ENO on many occasions since performing roles such as Queen of the Night in Mozart’s The Magic Flute and Rosina/The Barber of Seville. Also appearing at prestigious opera houses including La Fenice, Hamburg State Opera; the Semper State Opera in Dresden and Rossini Opera Festival in Pesaro.

The rousing musical accompaniment to the evening will be provided by the London Gala Orchestra under the baton of Stephen Bell.

The programme will include popular classics, songs from musicals and all your flag waving favourites from the Proms including Jerusalem, Rule Britannia and Pomp & Circumstance No.1. With a Spitfire flyover, stunning lasers and spectacular firework finale, this will be a magical evening of musical entertainment.

Gates open at 5pm with the main programme starting at 7.30pm. 

Ticket Prices

Early Bird Offer!

(ends midnight 31stMar)

Standard Ticket

From 1stApril to midnight 20th Aug

On the Day







*does not include online booking fee
  • Child rates apply for 5 - 16 years, under 5's go free
  • Castle Howard members save 10% (this discounted rate will not be available after 4pm on Friday 20th August 2021). 
  • A booking fee applies to each ticket purchased
  • Accessible Tickets - Entitles the bearer to bring 1 (one) carer free of charge. Please note that Carer Tickets are not issued online. To obtain a Carer Ticket you will be required to present a valid disabled adult ticket and proof of entitlement to DLA or PIP (higher rate), Attendence Allowance (higher rate) or a valid Access Card (via CredAbility) to the Box Office at the Main Entrance on the day. Our customer service staff will issue Carer tickets accordingly.


The Prime Minister’s confirmation that formal Covid-19 restrictions ended on Monday 19 July means that the concerts at Castle Howard looks set to operate in a far more familiar, effectively “normal” manner.

As the Prime Minister has stressed, the coming weeks will require a significant degree of personal responsibility. If you do feel unwell, have Covid symptoms or have been advised to self isolate you should not attend the event. We will have Track & Trace QR codes positioned throughout the venue and would ask all attendees to scan and check in on arrival.

The Government guidance around “hands, face, space, fresh air” remains appropriate advice to all individuals attending a concert at Castle Howard. We will provide plenty of hand sanitiser, guidance and signage around the site to support this advice. Of course, being an outdoor concert, we have plenty of fresh air and space for concert goers to distance themselves if they feel this is appropriate and more comfortable to them. Government guidance to individuals regarding face coverings is that these are advisable when indoors or in a busy area. Please be aware that this is Government guidance to individuals, so we would recommend wearing face coverings in busy areas. To make concertgoers aware in advance, we will not be mandating concertgoers to wear face coverings when in busy areas – rather it is encouraged and recommended. Our close contact team, such as those in the bar areas will be lateral flow tested daily. Staff onsite will be given the option to wear face coverings.

Frequently Asked Questions

Will tickets be available on the day?
Tickets are subject to availability; therefore it is advisable to book your ticket in advance to avoid disappointment. Ticket prices on the day will be £44 for adults and £5 for children. Please note that no discounts will be available on tickets purchased 'on the day.'

Can I bring a chair and other furniture to the event?
The concert takes place on the grass so customers can bring rugs, chairs and tables. Private marquees and gazebos are not permitted. Please refer to terms and conditions for other items not permitted into the concert arena.

Is there an ATM / cash machine at the event?
We welcome cashless transactions across the site, please be aware that some vendors may accept cashless transactions only. Sadly there are no onsite cash machines.

Can I take photographs?
You're very welcome to bring your camera to capture the atmosphere, friends and family, however professional photography equipment is not permitted.

Can I bring my dog?
Dogs are not permitted at this event.

Where can I park?
Car parking is available onsite, free of charge. Please follow the directional signage. Disabled parking is available too.

What other items should I bring?
Please keep in mind this is a standing outdoor evening concert. Weather conditions can change quickly and the temperature drops after dark and so all concert goers should dress appropriately and be prepared if the ground is wet. The concert area and car parks are well lit, but t can be useful to bring a torch to help pack up your things and find your car. Umbrellas: Please note small personal umbrellas are allowed, however large parasols and golf sized umbrellas will not be permitted on site.

What disabled access will be available?
There is a tarmac road which leads from the designated car park to the concert arena. The concert takes place on a grassed lawn. Disabled toilet facilities will be available onsite.

Can I buy food and drink at the concert?
A fully licensed bar and catering facilities will be available. We operate a Challenge 25 policy at the bars. No alcohol will be served to any persons under the age of 18. Proof of identification and age may be required in the form of a valid driving license or passport.

Can I bring my own food and drink?
The Castle Howard Proms is a picnic style concert, you are permitted to bring your own food and drink into the concert.


Terms & Conditions

1. The use of recording equipment is prohibited.
2. Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable
3. LPH Concerts and Events reserve the right to make alterations to the advertised arrangements or featured artists, or to refuse admission under reasonable circumstances.
4. LPH Concerts reserves the right to cancel or abandon any performance / event.
5. Every person attending the event will require a ticket
6. No pass out or re-entry will be allowed
7. Security staff reserve the right to search persons on entrance and refuse entry to those believed to be intoxicated or under influence of drugs
8. Entry will be refused to anyone declining to have their person or belongings searched.
9. No refunds will be offered to persons who are refused entry or ejected from a venue on account of declining to be searched, abusive, threatening, drunken or other antisocial behaviour, carrying offensive weapons or illegal substances, or making unauthorised audio, video or photographic recordings.
10. Beware of counterfeit goods, buy merchandise from within the concert venue only.
11. Tickets are sold subject to the event organiser / venues term and conditions.
12. Admission is at the persons own risk, except in respect of death or personal injury resulting from the negligence on the part of the event organiser/ venue.
13. Admission is subject to licencing conditions
14. LPH Concerts and Events shall not be liable for:
a. Any damage to or loss of the Customer’s (guest which one) property whilst at the event, unless such damage or loss has occurred as a result of the wilful misconduct of the LPH Concerts and Events Staff, and
b. Any of the Customer’s, it guests, staff and/or agents’ indirect, special or consequential losses (for example, transport or accommodations costs).
15. LPH Concerts and Events shall not be liable to the person for:
a. Any expenses or losses incurred by the person; or any delay or non-performance of LPH Concerts and Events obligations to the person, if and to the extent that such expenses or losses, delay or non-performance are caused by a Force Majeure Event.
b. A ‘Force Majeure Event‘ shall mean any event or circumstance which is reasonably beyond LPH Concerts and Events control, including without limitation , acts of God , terrorist action, imminent threat of terrorist action, epidemic, wars, national emergencies, insurrection, riots, fire, flood, suspension of power leading to inoperability of the arena, loss of utilities, national morning, strike, industrial action, lock out, breakdown , malfunction or damage of or to the Arena, any plant, equipment or materials, explosion, civil commotion or disturbance, interruption in, delay or failure of necessary transportation or technical facilities, serve weather conditions or act of local or national government.
16. Nothing in these terms and conditions shall exclude other party’s liability for death or personal injury caused by its negligence, fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation or any other liability that cannot be excluded by law.
17. These terms and conditions shall be governed in accordance with English Law. Any dispute in relation to their subject matter shall be submitted to the courts of England and Wales.


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