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What's on in Newmarket

What’s on in Newmarket

Welcome to what's on in Newmarket - your essential and up-to-date guide to what's happening in Newmarket including fun events for family and children, live music, agricultural shows, craft shows, arts festivals, interesting local events and much much more

Our listings provide the most comprehensive guide to what’s going on in Newmarket there is so if you have an event that’s taking place, and it’s not listed, then we’d love to hear about it. All you need to do is click here to add your event, fill in the form, submit and we’ll do the rest. It’s as simple as that.

How to use the Guide

Using the Guide is really easy. You can search by week, month or venue and if you press Ctrl F on your PC (Command F if you’re on a Mac) then you can search the events by word. For example, if you’re looking for an event that is ‘free’ simply type that in and the list will jump immediately to any free events.

All the events are listed in date order so check your diary, see when you’re free, and see if there’s anything in the list that floats your boat.
What's on in Newmarket  April 2018
Saturday 28 April
ReGINerate: An evening of Gin tasting
5-8pm or 8-11pm
The Severals Pavilion, Severals, Newmarket, CB8 7BP
A relaxed and informal evening of Gin tasting, in Newmarket, Suffolk. We will have 100 fabulous Gins from around the world for you to choose from, all served with a premium mixer and garnish. Let the fun beGIN!
Drinks tokens on the evening will be £5 each. Buying your drinks with your ticket now saves you money. All drinks include a single measure of the Gin of your choice, premium mixer and garnish.
There are 2 tasting sessions available for you to choose from: 5-8pm and 8-11pm.
Buy tickets online at www.ticketsource.co.uk/reginerateevents

Saturday 28 April
Arab Horse Society Parade
2.30pm
Palace House, Palace Street, Newmarket, Suffolk , CB8 8EP
To Celebrate 100 Years for the Arab Horse Society a special parade will take place in the Peter O'Sullevan Arena. Come and watch these beautiful animals going through their paces and discover the versatility of the breed.
Tel: 01638 667314

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What's on in Newmarket  May 2018
Friday 4 May
Tattersalls Tour
9-16:00
Newmarket, CB8 8JL



The famous Tattersalls Bloodstock Auction House attracts the wealthiest owners and industry figures from all over the world, including members of the Royal family from countries such as Dubai and Qatar. As bidding soars in the saleroom the electrifying atmosphere radiates throughout the whole town.

With our special Tattersalls package you will start your day with a guided tour of the Newmarket Gallops where you will see some of the 3,000 racehorses exercising on the heath followed by a visit to a busy Trainer£s yard. You will then visit The National Heritage Centre for Horseracing & Sporting Art for a tour and a spot of lunch before being taken up to Tattersalls to have a behind-the-scenes tour and learn what bloodstock agents and buyers are looking for when picking a horse to bid on. You will get to sit in the famous Tattersalls ring and witness the adrenaline and excitement as horses are paraded and bid on for thousands of Guineas.
£85 per person
0344 748 9200
admin@discovernewmarket.co.uk

Saturday 5 May to Sunday 6 May
Race Day Tour
Newmarket, CB8 8JL



After a driven tour around the town you will visit the fascinating National Heritage Centre for Horseracing & Sporting Art where you can learn about the royal connections to the town and the history of where racing began, right here!
You will then be taken up to the Racecourse for an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour plus much more ...
See The National Heritage Centre for Horseracing & Sporting Art for full information.

Saturday 5 May
Short Head Tour
8:50-13:00
Newmarket, CB8 8JL
This popular half-day morning tour is ideal for people with other afternoon plans or those just wanting a glimpse into the world of racing. You will spend the morning visiting the gallops, a trainer's yard and then onto the National Heritage Centre for Horseracing & Sporting Art or The National Stud

See The National Heritage Centre for Horseracing & Sporting Art for more information.

Monday 7 May
Short Head Tour
8:50-13:00
Newmarket, CB8 8JL
This popular half-day morning tour is ideal for people with other afternoon plans or those just wanting a glimpse into the world of racing. You will spend the morning visiting the gallops, a trainer's yard and then onto the National Heritage Centre for Horseracing & Sporting Art or The National Stud

See The National Heritage Centre for Horseracing & Sporting Art for more information.

Friday 18 May
An Evening With ... Andrew Graham Dixon
7.00 - 8.30 pm
Palace House, Palace Street, Newmarket, Suffolk , CB8 8EP
Reflections on the Royal Collection
Join presenter Andrew Graham-Dixon for an evening talk about his recent BBC4 series ''A Royal Collection''. Discover what makes one of the largest and most significant art collection in the world unique.
£15 including a drink on reception
01638 667314

Saturday 19 May
Fascinating Falconry - Museums at Night
5:00pm - 8:00pm
National Heritage Centre for Horseracing & Sporting Art , Palace Street, Newmarket, CB8 8EP
Find out why hawks are so important in the royal history of Newmarket and meet the majestic birds themselves in the Rothschild Yard.
See The National Heritage Centre for Horseracing & Sporting Art for more info.

Saturday 19 May
Race Day Tour
Rowley Mile Racecourse, Newmarket



After a driven tour around the town you will visit the fascinating National Heritage Centre for Horseracing & Sporting Art where you can learn about the royal connections to the town and the history of where racing began, right here in Newmarket!

You will then be taken up to the Racecourse for an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour. Not only will you visit the Weighing Room, Royal Box and Commentators Box, you will also get to experience the buzz inside the Parade Ring, brushing shoulders with owners, trainers and jockeys as they prepare for a race!

Your Premier Enclosure badges which are included in the price of the tour take you into the most prestigious enclosures on the course where you can enjoy an afternoon of exciting racing.

£130.00
Other Race Day Tour dates available.
01638 675 509
http://www.discovernewmarket.co.uk/places/race-day-tour/

Saturday 19 May
Fascinating Falconry - Museums at Night
5.00pm - 8.00pm
Palace House, Palace Street, Newmarket, Suffolk , CB8 8EP
Meet the stunning birds of prey that Charles II would have used on his hawking excursions. Watch them fly and create some beautiful crafts to take home and remind you of your evening at the Museum.
£5 per person
01638 667314

Friday 25 May
Dalham Hall Stud Tour
Newmarket, CB8 8JL
Discover Newmarket has an exclusive opportunity to visit Godolphin's International Headquarters, Dalham Hall Stud for one day only. Visit this prestigious stud to view the facilities and champion stallions including Dubawi and New Approach. Not to mention the outstanding Derby and Arc winner, rated the best in the world on turf in 2015, Golden Horn, who has recently retired to stud. This exclusive tour will give you access to one of the finest studs you will ever see, owned by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Ruler of Dubai and the breeding operation to the internationally renowned Godolphin Racing. Following your tour, you will be taken to the 2AA rosette restaurant at the Bedford Lodge Hotel to enjoy an arrival drink and two-course lunch.

£95 per person
0344 748 9200
admin@discovernewmarket.co.uk

Sunday 27 May
Jockey Club Rooms Champagne Afternoon Tea & Tour
13.45 - 16.30
Jockey Club Rooms, Newmarket
Learn about the illustrious history of The Jockey Club and the sport of horseracing through the knowledgeable team of Rooms Stewards at The Jockey Club Rooms. Guests will be able to enjoy a guided viewing of the collection of sporting art and memorabilia for approximately 1 1/2 hours before indulging in a champagne afternoon tea, freshly prepared by Executive Head Chef Tim Turner and his team. Afternoon tea includes both sweet and savoury treats, with a range of specially blended Jockey Club teas.

Please note, pre booking is essential.
£30.00 per person
Discover Newmarket - 01638 675 509
http://www.discovernewmarket.co.uk/places/jockey-club-rooms-afternoon-tea-tour/

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What's on in Newmarket  June 2018
Saturday 2 June
Country Mile Tour
Newmarket



Our Country Mile tour is one of our most popular tour and offers a true insight into one of the world's leading racehorse training centres. This action-packed day will show you all Newmarket has to offer. You will get to visit our top attractions, The National Heritage Centre for Horseracing & Sporting Art and The National Stud, as well as a morning on the gallops and behind-the-scenes yard tour.
£80.00 per person
Other Country Mile Tour dates available
01638 675 509
http://www.discovernewmarket.co.uk/places/country-mile-tour/

Saturday 2 June
Summer Light - Glass Workshop
11am, 2pm, 4pm
Palace House, Palace House, Palace Street, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 8EP
Working with science based glass artist Jenny Walsh, this drop in workshop is aimed give all ages the opportunity to work with glass. Participants are invited to create individual pieces with glass slides to take home. This event will explore 'Summer Light' and how the different colours in nature and inspires artists. Please feel free to bring items along that remind you of autumn to share and use for inspiration for your glass creation.

All children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult and this is not recommended for children under 5.

Price: £10
Tel: 01638 667314

Saturday 9 June
Race Day Tour
Newmarket, CB8 8JL



After a driven tour around the town you will visit the fascinating National Heritage Centre for Horseracing & Sporting Art where you can learn about the royal connections to the town and the history of where racing began, right here! You will then be taken up to the Racecourse for an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour.

See The National Heritage Centre for Horseracing & Sporting Art for full info.


Saturday 9 June
History & Heritage Walking Tour
Newmarket, CB8 8JL
Discover Newmarket is proud to bring you this fascinating tour.

The History and Heritage Tour includes a historic Walking Tour where you can discover the history and heritage of Newmarket from the time of King James I to the present day and learn how the town has developed into the international Home of Horseracing.

See The National Heritage Centre for Horseracing & Sporting Art for full information.

Sunday 10 June
Champagne Afternoon Tea & Tour
13:45-16:30
Newmarket, CB8 8JL
Learn about the illustrious history of The Jockey Club and the sport of horseracing through the knowledgeable team of Rooms Stewards at The Jockey Club Rooms. Guests will be able to enjoy a guided viewing of the collection of sporting art and memorabilia for approximately 1 1/2 hours before indulging in a champagne afternoon tea, freshly prepared by Executive Head Chef Tim Turner and his team. Afternoon tea includes both sweet and savoury treats, with a range of specially blended Jockey Club teas.

Please note, pre booking is essential.
£30.00 per person
0344 748 9200
admin@discovernewmarket.co.uk

Friday 15 June
Learn to Work with Cameras
National Heritage Centre for Horseracing & Sporting Art , Palace Street, Newmarket, CB8 8EP
Spend the day developing the skill of photographing live horses in our very own Rothschild Yard.
Work with our beautiful equine residents and discover the beauty of the thoroughbred horse through the lens, the morning session will look at photographing still horses while the afternoon session will look at photographing horses in motion.

See The National Heritage Centre for Horseracing & Sporting Art for info.


Sunday 17 June
Shetland Grand National and Fathers Day Funday
10.00am - 5.00pm
Palace House, Palace Street, Newmarket, CB8 8EP
Join us for an action packed Father's Day.

Enjoy watching the Shetland National, where some of the country's smallest ponies race for the title, and one of Newmarket's youngest jockeys will be crowned champion!

Have a go yourself on our bouncy blow up race track and meet the ponies.

See The National Heritage Centre for Horseracing & Sporting Art for full info

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What's on in Newmarket  July 2018
Wednesday 11 July
Tattersalls Tour
9.00am - 4pm
Newmarket, Newmarket
The famous Tattersalls Bloodstock Auction House attracts the wealthiest owners and industry figures from all over the world, including members of the Royal family from countries such as Dubai and Qatar. As bidding soars in the saleroom the electrifying atmosphere radiates throughout the whole town.

With our special Tattersalls package you will start your day with a guided tour of the Newmarket Gallops where you will see some of the 3,000 racehorses exercising on the heath followed by a visit to a busy Trainer's yard. You will then visit The National Heritage Centre for Horseracing & Sporting Art for a tour and a spot of lunch before being taken up to Tattersalls to have a behind-the-scenes tour and learn what bloodstock agents and buyers are looking for when picking a horse to bid on. You will get to sit in the famous Tattersalls ring and witness the adrenaline and excitement as horses are paraded and bid on for thousands of Guineas.
£85.00 per person
01638 675 509
http://www.discovernewmarket.co.uk/places/tattersalls-tour/

See The National Heritage Centre for Horseracing & Sporting Art for full info.


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What's on in Newmarket  August 2018
Wednesday 8 August
Dalham Hall Stud Tour
Newmarket, CB8 8JL
Discover Newmarket has an exclusive opportunity to visit Godolphin's International Headquarters, Dalham Hall Stud for one day only. Visit this prestigious stud to view the facilities and champion stallions including Dubawi and New Approach. Not to mention the outstanding Derby and Arc winner, rated the best in the world on turf in 2015, Golden Horn, who has recently retired to stud.
This exclusive tour will give you access to one of the finest studs you will ever see, owned by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Ruler of Dubai and the breeding operation to the internationally renowned Godolphin Racing.
Following your tour, you will be taken to the 2AA rosette restaurant at the Bedford Lodge Hotel to enjoy an arrival drink and two-course lunch.

£95.00
0344 748 9200
admin@discovernewmarket.co.uk

Sunday 12 August
Champagne Afternoon Tea & Tour
13:45-16:30
Newmarket, CB8 8EP
Learn about the illustrious history of The Jockey Club and the sport of horseracing through the knowledgeable team of Rooms Stewards at The Jockey Club Rooms. Guests will be able to enjoy a guided viewing of the collection of sporting art and memorabilia for approximately 1 1/2 hours before indulging in a champagne afternoon tea, freshly prepared by Executive Head Chef Tim Turner and his team. Afternoon tea includes both sweet and savoury treats, with a range of specially blended Jockey Club teas. Please note, pre booking is essential.

£30.00
0344 748 9200
admin@discovernewmarket.co.uk

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What's on in Newmarket  September 2018
Sunday 30 September
Champagne Afternoon Tea & Tour
13:45-16:30
Newmarket, Newmarket, Newmarket, CB8 8EP
Learn about the illustrious history of The Jockey Club and the sport of horseracing through the knowledgeable team of Rooms Stewards at The Jockey Club Rooms. Guests will be able to enjoy a guided viewing of the collection of sporting art and memorabilia for approximately 1 1/2 hours before indulging in a champagne afternoon tea, freshly prepared by Executive Head Chef Tim Turner and his team. Afternoon tea includes both sweet and savoury treats, with a range of specially blended Jockey Club teas.
£30 per person
0344 748 9200
admin@discovernewmarket.co.uk

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What's on in Newmarket  October 2018
Friday 5 October
Dalham Hall Stud Tour
Newmarket, CB8 8EP
Discover Newmarket has an exclusive opportunity to visit Godolphin's International Headquarters, Dalham Hall Stud for one day only. Visit this prestigious stud to view the facilities and champion stallions including Dubawi and New Approach. Not to mention the outstanding Derby and Arc winner, rated the best in the world on turf in 2015, Golden Horn, who has recently retired to stud.
This exclusive tour will give you access to one of the finest studs you will ever see, owned by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Ruler of Dubai and the breeding operation to the internationally renowned Godolphin Racing.
Following your tour, you will be taken to the 2AA rosette restaurant at the Bedford Lodge Hotel to enjoy an arrival drink and two-course lunch.

£95 per person
0344 748 9200
admin@discovernewmarket.co.uk

Sunday 28 October
Champagne Afternoon Tea & Tour
13:45-16:30
Newmarket, CB8 8EP
Learn about the illustrious history of The Jockey Club and the sport of horseracing through the knowledgeable team of Rooms Stewards at The Jockey Club Rooms. Guests will be able to enjoy a guided viewing of the collection of sporting art and memorabilia for approximately 1 1/2 hours before indulging in a champagne afternoon tea, freshly prepared by Executive Head Chef Tim Turner and his team. Afternoon tea includes both sweet and savoury treats, with a range of specially blended Jockey Club teas. Please note, pre booking is essential.
0344 748 9200
admin@discovernewmarket.co.uk

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What's on in Newmarket  November 2018
Sunday 4 November
Champagne Afternoon Tea & Tour
13:45-16:30
Newmarket, CB8 8EP
Learn about the illustrious history of The Jockey Club and the sport of horseracing through the knowledgeable team of Rooms Stewards at The Jockey Club Rooms. Guests will be able to enjoy a guided viewing of the collection of sporting art and memorabilia for approximately 1 1/2 hours before indulging in a champagne afternoon tea, freshly prepared by Executive Head Chef Tim Turner and his team. Afternoon tea includes both sweet and savoury treats, with a range of specially blended Jockey Club teas. Please note, pre booking is essential.
£30.00
0344 748 9200
admin@discovernewmarket.co.uk

Friday 23 November
Dalham Hall Stud Tour
Newmarket, CB8 8EP
Discover Newmarket has an exclusive opportunity to visit Godolphin's International Headquarters, Dalham Hall Stud for one day only. Visit this prestigious stud to view the facilities and champion stallions including Dubawi and New Approach. Not to mention the outstanding Derby and Arc winner, rated the best in the world on turf in 2015, Golden Horn, who has recently retired to stud.
This exclusive tour will give you access to one of the finest studs you will ever see, owned by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Ruler of Dubai and the breeding operation to the internationally renowned Godolphin Racing.
Following your tour, you will be taken to the 2AA rosette restaurant at the Bedford Lodge Hotel to enjoy an arrival drink and two-course lunch.
£95 per person
0344 748 9200
admin@discovernewmarket.co.uk

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What's on in Newmarket  December 2018
Saturday 15 December
Champagne Afternoon Tea & Tour
13:45-16:30
Newmarket, CB8 8EP
Learn about the illustrious history of The Jockey Club and the sport of horseracing through the knowledgeable team of Rooms Stewards at The Jockey Club Rooms. Guests will be able to enjoy a guided viewing of the collection of sporting art and memorabilia for approximately 1 1/2 hours before indulging in a champagne afternoon tea, freshly prepared by Executive Head Chef Tim Turner and his team. Afternoon tea includes both sweet and savoury treats, with a range of specially blended Jockey Club teas. Please note, pre booking is essential.
£30.00 per person
0344 748 9200
admin@discovernewmarket.co.uk

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