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Race Day Events in The North East 2024

Race days are an important part of the sporting calendar. We’re rounding up some of the upcoming race day events in the North East for 2024

Besides being an important part of the sporting calendar, race days are also a real highlight for social scenes. With this in mind, we’ve picked out some of the must-visit race day North East 2024 locations…

May Spring Meeting

The May Spring Meeting is lined up for Saturday 25 May, and it’s your first chance to make York Racecourse part of your summer socials.

The first Saturday of the season offers up the chance to enjoy some fresh air, racing fixtures, good food, drink and company. What’s more? Mania – The Abba Tribute, straight from London’s West End, will be gracing the stage for some sensational after-racing entertainment.

Gladrags at the ready for a magnificent music-fuelled day out at the races.

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Northumberland Plate Day

It’s the most famous race day in Newcastle and a must on the summer social and sporting calendars. Saturday 29 June is Northumberland Plate Day, with many hospitality packages available for a day of fashion and fixtures.

Hacienda Classical, the widely acclaimed live orchestral clubbing series, will be taking to the course for ‘Live After Racing’ – a fantastic opportunity to dance the night away following a day of racing thrills.

Ladies Day at Ripon Races

Ladies Day comes to Ripon on 20 June for a day of racing and some fabulous prizes for the best dressed. The Yorkshire course offers a great day out for all the family, with plenty of food and drink options available to kickstart the celebrations. Gates open from 11.30am, first race 1.45pm.

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Ladies Evening ft Abba Arrival

Sedgefield Racecourse has girls night sorted this May, with a special Ladies Evening featuring Abba-Arrival and the Abba ‘Greatest Hits Show’.

Expect an evening of high glamour and horse racing as horses thunder down the home straight, the Pimms is flowing and live music sets the scene. Don’t forget to don your best outfit and sign up for The Style Awards.

The date for your diary is Friday 10 May.

Afternoon Racing ft Royal Ascot

If you’re not going to make it to Royal Ascot this year, Catterick Racecourse has got you covered. They will have a special afternoon of racing featuring live action from Royal Ascot.

Head to Catterick on Tuesday 18 June for a day of race-day fun. Gates are opening at 12pm and the first race gets underway at 2.10pm.