Alexandra Palace

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  • The iconic north London venue offers everything you need for an extraordinary event or great day out with the benefit of some of the best panoramic views of London.

    Check out the What’s On section to see all the events on offer, or visit Things To Do to plan a great day out.

    Alexandra Park first opened in 1863 and has a rich history of extraordinary milestones. Check out our interactive timeline to find out more. Did you know there used to be a racecourse called the Frying Pan at the bottom of the park?

    Alexandra Palace opened in 1873, has survived two fires, hosted the first ever television broadcast and has seen millions of people experience extraordinary events for over the last 140 years! Take a look at our timeline to see some of the unbelievable events that have taken place at the Palace.

    Ally Pally, as it is lovingly known, has an ambitious regeneration programme in progress to restore the Palace and open currently derelict areas of the site such as the Victorian theatre for the public to enjoy. Click here to learn more about the regeneration plans.

    Community Groups

    If you belong to a group who would be interested in visiting Alexandra Palace and learning about its history please contact to find out about all available historical talks for groups as well as upcoming community events.

    Are you interested in holding a community event at Alexandra Palace? We welcome your enquiries and would be delighted to discuss with you our community rates. To find out more information please contact