ALTHORP HOSTS RUN AND DUATHLON

The Althorp Estate was pleased to host the Althorp Run and Duathlon, on Saturday 18th October. The Duathlon has a long standing association with Althorp with the race taking place in front of the [...]

MEET ALTHORP’S GARDENERS

On Wednesday 13 August, Althorp’s Gardeners will be on hand to answers any questions you may have about some of the processes, inspiration and ideas around Althorp’s gardens. In addition, the [...]

KILLERS OF THE KING

Charles, 9th Earl Spencer – the bestselling author of Blenheim: Battle for Europe – tells the shocking stories and fascinating fates of the men responsible for the beheading of [...]

ALTHORP SUMMER GARDEN PARTY

On Friday 11th July, Earl and Countess Spencer welcomed 350 guests, made up of past and present staff, trustees, tenants, contractors, and friends of the Estate, to a Summer Garden Party held on [...]

THE SPENCER EXHIBITION

After the close of the celebrated and critically acclaimed Diana: A Celebration exhibition in August 2013,after 15 years, Althorp is delighted to unveil a new exhibition for 2014 – The [...]

SULGRAVE MANOR CENTENARY CELEBRATIONS

In June 2014, Earl Spencer was one of two guest speakers – along with the United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom – at a luncheon held at Sulgrave Manor, the former home of George [...]

THE 11TH ALTHORP LITERARY FESTIVAL

The 11th Althorp Literary Festival took place on the 12th, 13th and 14th June 2014 and was a tremendous success, with record numbers of festival-goers. The stellar line-up of authors included [...]

IN MEMORIAM: PETER O’TOOLE

Peter O’Toole, the acclaimed actor who passed away in December 2013, was a tenant of one of the properties in the Park at Althorp, and was a keen member of the Althorp XI cricket team for several [...]

WHOLE CHILD INTERNATIONAL

Whole Child International, the charity founded by Countess Spencer in 2004, celebrated its 10th anniversary in May 2014. Whole Child International is devoted to improving the lives of orphaned, [...]

HOPE CENTRE CHARITY DINNER AT ALTHORP

A charity dinner hosted by Earl and Countess Spencer at Althorp House, on 22nd March 2014, raised more than £22,000 for the Northampton Hope Centre. The Hope Centre, which was founded in 1974 as [...]

PRIORS MARSTON SCHOOL OPENING

Earl Spencer officially opened the £1 million extension at The Priors School on Friday 21st March 2014. The village school was entrusted to the villages of Priors Marston and Priors Hardwick in [...]