William Hill Northumberland Plate Day Ft. Judge Jules Live

Saturday 26th June 2021

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The most famous race meeting of the year returns to Newcastle

William Hill Northumberland Plate Day is the day to be in Newcastle, not only for phenomenal racing, but to enjoy a fantastic live DJ set from British dance DJ, Judge Jules and his 10-piece orchestra once the quality racing has finished.

It is a sunny June weekend in Newcastle and you’re looking for something to do. Of all the things on your list the William Hill Northumberland Plate Festival should be at the top, but especially the thrilling final day - the William Hill Northumberland Plate Day. The most famous race meeting of the year at Newcastle, featuring the William Hill Northumberland Plate, a two-mile heritage handicap worth £150,000, as well as the Chipchase Stakes, a Group 3, six-furlong sprint.

Live After Racing

We are delighted to announce that racing with be followed by an electric performance from Judge Jules and his ten-piece band! As if that wasn’t enough, there will also be an opening DJ set from HOWARD DONALD, talk about value for money!

One of the scene’s most best-known names for more than three decades, Judge Jules has never shied away from pushing the boundaries in dance music. Each track has been bespoke reinvented and reworked in a style unique to this live show, featuring a full ten-piece band, with brass, percussion, drums, bass guitar, lead guitar, keyboard, singers, and of course Judge Jules himself.

Combining the energy of specially-chosen outstanding musicians with his own inimitable presence behind the decks, Jules will take the audience on a tailor-made journey through dance music with vocals, hands-in-the-air moments and basslines that’ll take you back in time.

Please note Tickets for this fixture are only available in advance and cannot be purchased on the day.

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

Free shuttle buses will be running as follows for this event; multiple buses in loop (Regent Centre Metro Station - Four Lane Ends Metro Station - Racecourse) from 90mins before racing till the first race, and then again after racing.

Hospitality Packages: Now on sale! Hospitality will be advance bookings only, and available for parties of two or more. Click view all ticket options for information on all hospitality packages. For private hospitality, please contact us directly.

What To Expect

We’re all getting used to enjoying the things in a Covid-secure way. Things might be a little different for the moment but we’re sure you’ll enjoy being back on course to experience all the thrilling live action.

Place your bets at either the bookmakers or Tote, grab something tasty to eat and enjoy a refreshing drink from our numerous bars and food outlets.

All fixtures will be operated in accordance with the latest government advice. Find out more about any Covid measures in place during your time with us on our news pages.

Visiting Safely

With social distancing still in place, we have put in place a range of new measures in place to welcome back spectators safely, in a Covid-secure way.

For everyone’s safety, everyone attending should read and follow the new Code of Conduct.

Dress Code
Most racegoers choose a smart casual outfit when attending the races and we discourage sportswear and ripped jeans. There are more formal dress codes in place for some of our premier ticket options as well as hospitality and restaurant packages. Please click here to view our dress code.
Kids Go Free!

Children 17 and under go free to the races when accompanied by an adult (some exclusions apply for Festival fixtures and Live After Racing events). You’ll need to select a child ticket when making your booking.

Tickets are ONLY available in advance. Advance tickets are only available online and close at the advertised gates open time. A fulfilment fee may apply to some orders. This will be added at the checkout. All bookings are made in accordance with our terms and conditions of entry

If your plans change and you can no longer attend due to Coronavirus, you can transfer your booking or get a full refund.

From how to find us to what you can bring along, click here to get answers to all your questions'

Advanced Bookings Only

Popular Ticket Options

Grandstand Ticket (Live After Racing)

The Grandstand enclosure is new and improved for 2021. Relax in the fully refurbished betting hall, where you can enjoy a selection of tasty catering options and access a selection of new bars. You can also get up close to the horses in the parade ring and your ticket includes access to the concert live after racing.


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Grandstand Ticket - 2nd Release

The Grandstand enclosure is new and improved for 2021. Relax in the fully refurbished betting hall, where you can enjoy a selection of tasty catering options and access a selection of new bars. You can also get up close to the horses in the parade ring. Please note these are a 2nd release ticket and should the government steps not release restrictions as anticipated this may result in your 2nd phase ticket having to be transferred or refunded. We remain optimistic that government will enable the event to have this capacity and look forward to the return of spectators to site.


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Premier Ticket (Live After Racing)

The Premier Enclosure offers the perfect view of the winning post, with tiered steeping's for a birds eye view. Get up close to the horses in the parade ring, whilst having access to a number of hot and cold food options and a selection of bars. All Premier tickets allow access to the Grandstand enclosure and the concert live after racing.


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To view our full range of tickets hit the button below. Alternatively, you can call our team on 0191 236 2020 or email us to arrange your booking.

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