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Good Friday Family Raceday - The Greatest Show at Newcastle Racecourse

Good Friday Family Raceday

Fri 19 Apr


Enjoy the Bank Holiday with us and a day of fantastic Greatest Show themed entertainment for all the family, including great competition on the all-weather track to conclude the All-Weather Championships season. For more info on the All-Weather Championships, please click here.

Kids entertainment will be available throughout the afternoon, with a number of stage circus shows and meet & greets with the circus cast. Funfair attractions (chargeable) will also be available throughout the event, with wristbands available for unlimited use of the smaller activities.

This raceday features the third running of the very valuable Burradon Stakes, won in previous years by globetrotting stars Forest Ranger and Gronkowski.

This is a Category B fixture

Children's (under 18) admission is chargeable for this raceday. Children 5 and under are admitted free. Children's tickets are £5. Family admission tickets available in advance at £25.

Single admission tickets from £16 per adult in advance. Admission tickets from £20 per adult on the gate. Hospitality packages from £57 per adult in advance.

Times and number of races listed are approximated till three months prior, provisional till 48 hours prior and then confirmed.

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Continue the night at our Official After Party venue AVEIKA, to book a VIP booth or table visit www.aveika.co.uk or call 0191 233 3732.

Admission Tickets & Packages: Grandstand & Paddock Admission Tickets will be emailed and Premier Enclosure Admission Tickets & Family Tickets posted to all guests no later than a week before the event (and before the event day if booked within a week of the event), unless directly advised that they are being posted or available for collection on the day. Raceday Essentials Packages & Gift Experience Day Packages are available for collection on the day from the Racecourse Office.

Hospitality Packages: Advance bookings only, and available for parties of two or more. To check availability please call 0191 236 2020. Hospitality tickets will be posted out up to a week before the event, unless directly advised that they are available for collection on the day.

Concessions & Student Discount: Disabled guests, students with valid student ID and senior citizens (over 60) receive £4 off the gate price on the day. Admission is free for the registered carer of a disabled guest. For more information on concessions and student discount please follow the link below to FAQ's.

Group Booking Discount: £1 off each admission ticket when purchasing 10 or more in advance.

Dress Code: Please refer to our FAQ section, click here to view.

Advance bookings are all subject to a £2.50 fulfilment fee per booking (not per person) online or by phone

Popular Ticket Options

Three Course Lunch

This package includes a hospitality admission ticket, raceday programme, three course lunch and reserved seating in the raceday restaurant for the duration of the fixture. Drinks packages available upon request, call for info. Parties of less than 8 may be seated on a shared table. Please call 0191 236 2020 for further details and child prices. This package must be booked in advance.

Raceday Essentials Package

This package includes a premier enclosure admission ticket, raceday programme, food voucher and drink voucher. This package must be booked in advance.

Family Ticket

Family Ticket includes two adult Grandstand & Paddock tickets and two child (6-17) tickets. Gate price: £32.

Premier Enclosure Admission Ticket

Advance price: £21. Gate price: £25 (concession/student discount: £4 off gate price with valid identification).

Grandstand & Paddock Admission Ticket

Advance price: £16. Gate price: £20 (concession/student discount: £4 off gate price with valid identification).

Child Ticket

Access to Grandstand & Premier Enclosures for children 6-17 years old. Children 5 and under are admitted free.

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Fixture Details

Gates Open

First Race

Last Race

Race Type Flat

Number of Races 7

Dress Code

The dress code in hospitality areas and the Premier Enclosure is smart casual. Sportswear, trainers and fancy dress are not permitted. There is no dress code in the Grandstand, or when One Enclosure is in operation. Fancy dress is allowed, providing it’s decent and would not cause offence to other guests. The dress code does not apply to children under 10. Click here for more information.

For most fixtures, children under 18 go free when accompanied by an adult.

Children are chargeable for Fireworks, Good Friday and live music events. Please call 0191 236 2020 for any clarification.

A fulfilment fee (max £2.75) may apply to some orders. Where applicable, this will be shown in the online checkout.

No refund shall be given in respect of any unused ticket, part of any badge, or other entitlement, Click here for our full terms and conditions.

Get In Touch With Us

Newcastle Racecourse

High Gosforth Park
Newcastle upon Tyne

Call Us

0191 236 2020