Good Friday family raceday – Newcastle Racecourse

Date: April 19, 2019
Start Time: 12:00:00
Location: Newcastle Racecourse High Gosforth Park Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 5HP


Enjoy the Bank Holiday with Newcastle Racecourse 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 are very limited, call for details on 0191 236 2020.

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

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Join Newcastle Racecourse after racing for the official after party at Aveika, located on the quayside, your admission ticket will allow you FREE entry and QUEUE JUMP! To book a VIP booth call the Aveika team on 0191 233 3732 or visit

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 the 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