Elvis Graceland UK exhibition announces special events, movie screenings and VIP talks

May 3, 2024
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Saturday 18th May: FILM SCREENING: ELVIS (Baz Luhrmann, Warner Bros, 2022)

Experience Elvis, (Baz Luhrmann, 2022) on the big screen in our immersive space. The film explores the life and music of Elvis Presley, seen through the prism of his complicated relationship with his enigmatic manager, Colonel Tom Parker. Featuring Austin Butler, Tom Hanks, Olivia de Jong. Arrive early from 4pm and explore the exhibition including the authentic costumes featured in the film, each telling a story of its own and capturing the essence of an era.

Exhibition entry from 4pm. Film starts at 4:45pm. Licensed bar available. Price: £19.90, including exhibition entry and film screening.

Monday 20th May: FILM SCREENING: VIVA LAS VEGAS! (George Sidney, MGM, 1964)

Celebrate the 60th anniversary of the worldwide premiere of Viva Las Vegas! Join us at 4pm, and enjoy exhibition entry as well as a free screening of the fan favourite, vintage classic film. Musically gifted racing driver Lucky Jackson (Presley) wants to score enough money for a new car motor so he can win the Grand Prix. When he encounters sexy swimming instructor Rusty (Ann-Margret), he considers staying around longer. After Lucky loses his winnings in the hotel pool, he’s forced to remain in Vegas long enough to win back his dough – but now he also wants to win Rusty’s heart. Unfortunately so does his slick racing enemy, Elmo (Cesare Danova).

Time: 4pm. Price: £19.90 including exhibition entry and film screening.

Sunday 9th June: ICONIC BELT SPECIAL: NEW YORK 1972 HILTON PRESS CONFERENCE & WHITE GLOVE EXPERIENCE

Step back in time and relive a pivotal moment in Elvis history. Join us on the anniversary of one of the King’s most iconic press conferences for a special event screening that will transport you straight to the heart of rock ‘n’ roll nostalgia. Have a front row seat to the King’s charm and charisma as we screen his famous New York press conference at The Hilton in 1972 in our immersive space, and then enjoy our exclusive White Glove Experience and handle his Gold International Belt from the screen in your hands. Join us as we celebrate the enduring legacy of the one and only King of Rock ‘n’ Roll.

Time: 4pm. Price: £80 including exhibition entry, White Glove Experience and exclusive screening.

Sunday 16th June: KING FOR A DAY: FATHER’S DAY SPECIAL

Treat your special guest to a day fit for rock ‘n’ roll royalty as we celebrate the legacy of Elvis Presley in style. Your ticket grants entry for two into the kaleidoscopic retrospective, where you’ll journey through the life and legend of Elvis himself. From his humble beginnings to his rise to stardom, immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of his iconic career, and toast the day with a complimentary beer, wine or soft drink each. Plus treat your special guest to a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to handle Elvis Presley’s legendary Gold International Belt and connect with one of the most iconic symbols of Elvis’s unparalleled legacy.

Time: 1:30pm. Price: £80 for two, including exhibition entry, x1 White Glove Experience and x2 complimentary drinks

Thursday 20th June – Tuesday 25th June: GRACELAND CURATOR EVENTS

Immerse yourself in the captivating world of the King of Rock ‘n Roll during this special week hosted by Graceland, right in the heart of London. Experience the ultimate insider’s view as Angie Marchese, Vice President of Archives & Exhibits, flies Direct from Graceland to London and shares captivating stories and insights regarding the life and legacy of Elvis Presley. For 35 years Angie has worked in the heart of Graceland and is a wealth of knowledge and a gifted storyteller. Have the privilege of experiencing priceless artefacts from the Graceland Archives exclusively featured during these talks and feel history come alive as you explore the collection of items displayed that have shaped the life and career of the legendary Elvis Presley. Angie will take you on a journey from the beginning of Elvis’ story, through the curation of this amazing exhibition. Hosted by the acclaimed exhibition Direct from Graceland: Elvis and following the success of Angie’s talks earlier this year, these events promise to be a special journey into the heart and soul of the legendary Elvis Presley. Don’t miss your chance to be part of this exclusive gathering for Elvis fans.

Price: £125 including exhibition entry and White Glove Experience.

Saturday 22nd June: GRACELAND CURATOR EVENING EVENT

Experience the ultimate insider’s view as Angie Marchese, Vice President of Archives & Exhibits flies Direct from Graceland to London and shares captivating stories and insights regarding the life and legacy of Elvis Presley through a handful of selected treasures, not currently featured in our White Glove Experience. Hosted by the acclaimed exhibition Direct from Graceland: Elvis and following the success of Angie’s talks earlier this year, this event promises to be a special journey into the heart and soul of the legendary Elvis Presley. Don’t miss your chance to be part of this exclusive gathering for Elvis fans.

Time: 6pm. Price: £100 including exhibition entry

Friday 5th July: THAT’S ALL RIGHT MAMA: 50TH ANNIVERSARY NIGHT

Celebrate the 70th anniversary of the release of the King’s iconic first single “That’s All Right Mama!” with Direct from Graceland: Elvis and a 50s Night. Join us at 7:30 pm for exhibition entry, followed by an evening of dancing to the authentic tunes of the 50s with renowned DJ Bill Guntrip.

Time: 7:30pm. Price: £25 including exhibition entry & DJ event

To book tickets for Direct From Graceland: Elvis special events, click here.



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