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Proms party held at Lincolnshire's Burghley House

An afternoon of open air entertainment is being held at Lincolnshire's Burghley House. Regarded as England's greatest Elizabethan house, the Tudor building provides the spectacular backdrop for the annual classical concert 'Battle Proms', featuring a Spitfire fly-past, cannons and fireworks.

Now established as a firm favourite on the summer scene, the event will offer its usual mix of orchestral music - and for 2013, the signature music, Beethoven's Battle Symphony, will have even more pomp as it celebrates its 200th anniversary.

Burghley House on the small screen

It is said to be the greatest of England's Elizabethan houses and as you might expect, Burghley House in Lincolnshire has a history that's as spectacular as its appearance.

The secret side of the stately home in Stamford is being revealed by none other than Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes in a new programme on ITV tonight. Lisa Adlam has been taking a look.


Olympic exhibition at Burghley House

On day 46 of the Olympic Torch Relay Burghley House welcomed the torch. It is as the granddaughter of former Olympic Hurdler, David Cecil, Lord Burghley, who won a gold medal at the 1928 Games has put on an exhibition about her family's history with Olympics.

Miranda Rock's grandfather also organised the London 1948 Olympics. James Webster has been talking to her.