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.