Days out

Biggest fixture of the season at Newton Abbot Racecourse

Event Date: 
22/08/2015 - 11:15am
Venue: 
Newton Abbot Racecourse

Join Newton Abbot Racecourse for the biggest fixture of the racing season on Saturday 22nd August.

With over £120,000 worth of prize money on offer and the listed Class 1 Lord Mildmay Memorial Handicap Chase, it’s the perfect opportunity to enjoy the end of the summer holiday season.

Racing starts at 13:55, with gates opening at 11:15. The last race will be at 17:25.

Tickets can be bought until 17:00 on Friday 21st September. Tickets are priced at £18 for the Paddock Enclosure and £12 for the Course Enclosure. Tickets will also be available at the gate on the day...

Kick-start the week with an afternoon of racing

Event Date: 
27/07/2015 - 12:15pm
Venue: 
Newton Abbot Racecourse

Start the week with a thrilling afternoon of summer jumps racing on Monday 27th July at Newton Abbot Racecourse.

Racing starts at 14:15 with gates opening at 12:15. The last race is at 17:15.

With the summer holidays in full swing, the Family Enclosure will return with a range of garden games and inflatables for children to enjoy such as a big challenge assault course, Shoot ‘N’ Score, jousting, bouncy castle, giant Snakes and Ladders, giant Connect 4 and giant Jenga.

Tickets can be bought online until Sunday 26th July. There will also be tickets available at the...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Don't make any plans for the weekend until you've checked out our guide to what's on in and around Exeter (17-19 July).

THEATRE

The Magnificent Three Friday & Saturday, Rougemont Gardens, Eeter Cornish company Miracle Theatre will be performing their rootin’ tootin’ new show The Magnificent Three in the glorious outdoor setting of Rougemont Gardens. One for all the family, there's be plenty of fun extras, including workshops and a Friday night live music hoedown under the stars. Performances start at at 7pm and are recommended for everyone over seven. Tickets at the...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Your essential guide to What's On in and around Exeter this weekend (10-12 July).

THEATRE

Mrs Warren's Profession Friday & Saturday, 7.30pm, Northcott Theatre, Exeter Vivie Warren, a young Cambridge graduate is horrified to learn that her education and entire luxurious life-style has been financed by her mother's career in the world's oldest profession. Tickets: £16.50-£27. www.exeternorthcott.co.uk

Amy's View Friday & Saturday, 8pm, Manor Pavilion, Sidmouth Weekly rep continues at the Manor Pavilion Theatre in Sidmouth this week with the arrival of the...

Spend an afternoon at the races

Event Date: 
03/07/2015 - 12:15pm
Venue: 
Newton Abbot Racecourse

Kick-start your weekend with an afternoon of thrilling summer jumps racing at Newton Abbot Racecourse on Friday 3rd July.

Racing starts at 14:10 with gates opening at 12:10 and the last race will be at 17:30.

Tickets can be bought online until 17:00 on Thursday 2nd July. Tickets are priced at £18 for the Paddock Enclosure and £12 for the Course Enclosure. There will be tickets available at the gate on the day.

Children aged 16 and under and students with a valid photographic student ID / NUS card can enjoy free entry.

The racecourse also offers entry to all...

Heavitree Jumble Trail

Event Date: 
21/06/2015 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Venue: 
Heavitree, Exeter

Heavitree is hosting its first Jumble trail on Sunday 21 June 2-4pm. Want an afternoon getting to know the people in your community whilst also hunting down a bargain? Jumble Trail is for you...

Stalls selling plants, jumble, hand made jewellery, pop up cafes, scout’s car wash and so much more have all signed up so far! Stall holders can sign up free of charge by searching for the Heavitree event on www.jumbletrail.com . Browsers and buyers can find locations and details of stalls on this website too.

Many local groups are taking part. The 2nd Exeter Scout Group are teaming...

Ladies’ Day returns to Newton Abbot Racecourse

Event Date: 
23/06/2015 - 4:00pm
Venue: 
Newton Abbot Racecourse

The social highlight of the racing season, Ladies’ Day, will return once again this year on Tuesday 23rd June.

The evening’s racing starts at 18:00 with gates opening at 16:00. Last race is 20:35.

Book before 17:00 on Tuesday 16th June and you could receive two Paddock Enclosure tickets for the price of one (£18 instead of the usual £36). Missed the deadline? Don’t miss out – tickets available at £18 for the Paddock Enclosure and £12 for the Course Enclosure and are also available at the gate on the day.

Once again – children aged 16 and under and students with a...

Racing action returns to Newton Abbot

The action returns to Newton Abbot on Friday 12th June for the racecourse’s next fixture of the season, which will be followed by live music from local band Station Road.

Champion trainer Paul Nicholls has made two entries for Friday’s feature race at Newton Abbot, as he looks to add to his already impressive record at the course.

Nicholls notched a treble at the last meeting to take his tally at the course over the last five seasons to 36 wins. Not only is his winning total well ahead of nearest rivals Philip Hobbs and Jonjo O’Neill, but his strike rate of 33% sets him...

Enjoy an evening of racing at Newton Abbot

Event Date: 
27/05/2015 - 4:00pm
Venue: 
Newton Abbot Racecourse

Join Newton Abbot Racecourse for an evening of racing and break up the working week on Wednesday 27th May.

Racing starts at 18:00, with gates opening at 16:00. The last race is at 21:00.

Tickets are available at the usual price of £18 for the Paddock Enclosure and £12 for the Course Enclosure. Tickets can be booked online until 17:00 on Tuesday 26th May. There will also be tickets available at the gate on the day.

Why not make it an evening out for the family? Children aged 16 and under and students with a valid photographic student ID / NUS can enjoy free entry to...

Spend an evening at the races

Event Date: 
19/05/2015 - 3:30pm
Venue: 
Newton Abbot Racecourse

Enjoy the thrill of horseracing at Newton Abbot Racecourse on Tuesday 19th May.

Racing starts at 17:30, with gates opening at 15:30. The last race is at 20:30.

Tickets will be priced at £18 for the Paddock Enclosure and £12 for the Course Enclosure. Tickets will be available for purchase online until 17:00 on Monday 18th May. There will be tickets available at the gate on the day.

Remember – Children aged 16 and under and students with a valid photographic student ID / NUS card receive free entry to all fixtures at Newton Abbot Racecourse.

The racecourse...

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