Fun for all the family at Newmarket races

If you’re stuck for something to do this weekend (6th and 7th May) there’s plenty on offer to see and do at the QIPCO Guineas Festival which takes place in Newmarket. As well as the chance to watch some of the best flat racing in world there’s lots to keep the whole family entertained.

Watch some of the best flat racing at the QIPCO Guineas Fesstival

Watch some of the best flat racing at the QIPCO Guineas Fesstival

Family-friendly fun

Kids under 18 go free on both days, and with an all-new Pony Club Zone with jockey coaching and a chance to meet a racehorse, as well as farriery demonstrations, pony rides, an inflatable slide and bouncy castle. On Sunday 7th May, Peter Rabbit will be making an appearance.

Great food

The Winning Post Pavilion offers exceptional views of the course and great cuisine. 2015 Great British Bake Off finalist, Ian Cumming will be providing Winning Post Pavilion guests with a signature Afternoon Tea on Saturday, whilst on the 7th, you can experience a Sunday Roast Cavery with a view. 

Après Racing

Post-racing, racegoers should stick around as on Saturday 6th May, Festival ambassador, Radio X presenter and broadcasting legend, Johnny Vaughan will take to the decks as he kicks of après racing for 2017. Sunday 7th May sees Empire of Sound up on stage covering some of your favourite hits and getting you to dance the night away. 

With impeccable racing, a host of exciting new entertainment, an extended family area for children and the weather forecast looking dry for Newmarket on both days, what better way to spend the weekend?

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