Hexham Racecourse

Family Fun Evening

A Family Fun Meeting

Our special early evening meeting for all the family, with free entertainment for children and where accompanied under 18s received free entry.

Discover #stirrupsummer a new campaign aimed at children, young people and those new to racing.

Marie Curie Family Day Image Britain's Most Scenic Racecourse Patterson Box, situated on the top floor of the Ramshaw Stand, providing fantastic viewing of the racecourse and surrounding countryside Hexham Racecourse is the perfect venue for a wedding ceremony and reception

At The Races

Hexham Racecourse takes full advantage of a natural amphitheatre of sloping grass below the stands to provide superb viewing of horse racing as well as the magnificent surrounding countryside.

Wedding Ceremonies

Hexham Racecourse has a licence to hold marriage ceremonies and set in beautiful country surroundings it's the perfect venue for the ceremony and reception.

Henderson Room

Overlooking the parade ring, the Henderson Room offers great dining with a panoramic view of the course and the winner's enclosure.

Pavilion Restaurant

Grande Buffet with traditional carvery, hot and cold cuisine, salad bar and desserts to tantalise your taste buds, with a superb view of the course.

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Hexham Racecourse Family Fun Evening - 21st Aug 2017

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A summer holiday 'treat' - an evening of exciting live racing and free entertainment in the children’s area, which included: Penalty Shoot-Out | Crazy Golf | Mega 4 In Line | Bouncy Castles | Face Painting.

Hexham Racecourse Family Fun Day Games

 

Under 18? New to Horse Racing? Planning a 'Day at The Races'? Then 'Saddle Up' with.....

Hexham Racecourse has linked up with Great British Racing, the sport’s promotional body, which has launched its biggest ever national under 18s campaign to encourage more families to take advantage of FREE ENTRY for children and young people at racecourses across the country.

At stirrupsummer.com, Instagram, Twitter (#stirrupsummer) and You Tube you’ll find all sorts of exciting and fun activities, discover much more about racing for the under 18s, even find out what your racehorse name would be with the Hip Hop Horse Name Generator, which famous racehorse you are with a cool quiz! Something for young people of all ages!

 

More Fun Stuff!

 

Hip Clop Commentary Challenge

X-Factor stars and Hip Hop artists Reggie & Bollie, have taken to the horse racing commentary box and put their lyrical dexterity to the test as part of our #StirrUpSummer under 18s go racing free campaign.

You can watch the dynamic duo rap to the finish of The Coral Eclipse here: www.stirrupsummer.com/hip-clop and all U18s can take up the commentary challenge for a chance to win some brilliant prizes (entry details below the video).

 

Giddy Up - is now live and kicking

Giddy Up game imagThe new, and very addictive, horse racing game. The Mario-run styled game has four different courses for gamers to try and complete in as fast a time as possible, and is a key fun-fuelled element of our #StirrUpSummer U18s campaign.

Play Giddy Up

Challenge your friends and post your scores via social media pages. Perhaps looking to challenge rival courses to see if they can beat your mark!

 

Sara Cox’s ‘Guide to the Races’ (see below for Jumping Jockeys)

As part of the campaign, Great British Racing has teamed up with BBC Radio 2 DJ, Sara Cox, an avid racing fan who has ridden in several charity races and has had a lifelong love of horses.

Watch a video of Sara’s ‘Guide to the Races’.

NB if you can't view the video within this page you can view it on You Tube here.

 

Sara Cox’s Jumping Jockeys

As part of the campaign, Great British Racing has teamed up with BBC Radio 2 DJ, Sara Cox, an avid racing fan who has ridden in several charity races and has had a lifelong love of horses.

Watch a video of Sara’s ‘Guide to the Races’.

NB if you can't view the video within this page you can view it on You Tube here.

 

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