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What to Expect from JenningsBet Northumberland Plate Festival

Three days of racing royalty, first-class hospitality, and live music await at the JenningsBet Northumberland Plate Festival this June

Get ready for a weekend full of thundering hooves, dazzling spectacles, and unforgettable entertainment as the countdown to the North East’s biggest racing festival begins.

With less than 100 days until the JenningsBet Northumberland Plate Festival commences, Newcastle Racecourse has announced what guests can expect from the prestigious three-day racing event.

Newcastle Racecourse prides itself on offering exceptional value for money and ensuring accessibility for all. This year, they have gone the extra mile by offering even lower prices, with General Admission tickets for the Saturday currently available from as little as £37.50 until the end of April.

Newcastle Racecourse prioritises customer satisfaction, placing their experience at the forefront of their events. With a diverse range of offerings, there truly is something for everyone to enjoy, making it the ideal destination for a memorable day out.

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Set across three glorious days from 27 to 29 June, the JenningsBet Northumberland Plate Festival promises an experience steeped in a rich heritage, first-class hospitality, and iconic entertainment.

At the heart of the festival lies the historic JenningsBet Northumberland Plate Day on Saturday 29th June, a legendary event that captivates racegoers, enthusiasts and those looking for a great day out. Known as the “Pitmen’s Derby,” this race day traces its roots back through time, forming the very essence of Newcastle’s racing heritage.

But the festivities begin long before the big day itself. On Thursday, 27 June, the Jenningsbet Northumberland Plate Festival kicks off with the Seaton Delaval Handicap Stakes, setting the stage for three days of exhilarating competition.

Horse Racing and Live Musical Performances

On Friday 28 June, visitors can prepare for Gosforth Park Cup Night. A hugely popular evening in the city’s sporting calendar. This will be followed by an electrifying performance by the legendary band MADNESS. They will bring their timeless hits to ignite the night with an unforgettable performance of musical magic.

However, the excitement doesn’t end there. Saturday’s racing is also accompanied by the iconic sounds of Hacienda Classical, the widely acclaimed live orchestral clubbing series featuring DJ Graeme Park, Mike Pickering and spearheaded by orchestra conductor Tim Crooks.

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Bringing together a collective of artists and musicians for a non-stop set of club classics, revamped and performed live with the Manchester Camerata Orchestra. The orchestral clubbing project is one of the biggest musical sensations, receiving rave reviews since its first Bridgewater Hall concert. So, get ready to dance the night away to your favourite club classics this Plate Day.

“Everyone here at Newcastle Racecourse looks forward to the Northumberland Plate Festival. This year will be an event people won’t want to miss. remarked Paul Elliott, Executive Director of Newcastle Racecourse.

“In our most prestigious racing fixture of the year and with Madness performing on the Friday night followed by Hacienda Classical on Saturday, it’s going to be three memorable days.

“With legendary performers, first-class racing, and an unbeatable atmosphere, this year’s Northumberland Plate Festival will be one of the sporting highlights of the summer. As ever, tickets and hospitality packages are already selling well. We encourage our customers to book sooner rather than later.”

Anticipation for the JenningsBet Northumberland Plate Festival is high. Newcastle Racecourse has unveiled tickets and hospitality packages, promising an unforgettable experience for racegoers. From drinks to food, group, and private pod packages, there’s something to cater to every preference and group size.

JenningsBet Northumberland Plate Festival: Luxury and Elegance

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This year introduces new hospitality packages for Saturday’s Plate Day. All to ensure an exceptional and memorable race day experience.

The exclusive Centre Course VIP Enclosure is among some of the new offerings, priced at £95pp. Racegoers can immerse themselves in trackside views within this newly introduced VIP enclosure. It has a variety of food and drink options available inside a stretch tent-covered area.

This year, the Park View Restaurant debuts for those seeking luxury and elegance at the races. Priced at £299pp, guests can revel in a three-course fine dining menu. Plus, afternoon tea while enjoying the racecourse’s best views.

The package includes hospitality admission tickets and a table with seating for the day. It also offers convenient Tote betting facilities. Plus, access to all public areas is to soak up the vibrant atmosphere.

The All-Inclusive Park View Restaurant package costs £359 per person. It includes a bar with beers, cider, wines, spirits, mixers, and soft drinks. This ensures an exclusive and carefree dining experience for everyone in the party.

For ticket purchases and more details on the different hospitality packages, visit Newcastle Racecourse’s website. We recommend booking general admission tickets for the Saturday before the end of April to get the best price.