Days out

An afternoon of racing

Event Date: 
19/09/2014 - 12:15pm
Venue: 
Newton Abbot Racecourse

Visit Newton Abbot Racecourse on Friday 19th September and enjoy an afternoon at the races.

Racing starts at 2:15pm and gates open at 12:15pm.

Tickets for the afternoon can be bought online until 5pm on Thursday 18th September. There will also be the chance to buy tickets at the gates on the day.

Tickets cost £18 for the Paddock Enclosure and £12 for the Course Enclosure. Children aged 16 and under and students with a valid photographic student ID / NUS card can enjoy free entry.

For more information and to buy tickets, visit www.newtonabbotracing.com .

Sky dive record attempt fun day

Devon- and Cornwall-based charity, Pete’s Dragons is set to embark on its biggest fund raising event yet - a record of 60 sky dives from 15,000 feet and falling at around 135mph - raising money for Cornwall Search & Rescue and The Samaritans.

But to get these adrenaline junkies as far as Dunkerswell Aerodrome, they need to raise vital funds to get the campaign kick-started. Hoping to raise the cash needed, volunteers are holding a Family Fun Day and Dog Show at Westpoint Exeter on 6th September, welcoming the public for a day of entertainment for all ages.

Pete’s...

Westpoint Exeter reveals winning charities

As Westpoint Exeter celebrates its 25th year it reveals the lucky winners of its free charity event giveaway at a birthday tea party held at the venue’s Wadsworth Pavilion.

The competition, which ran earlier this year, invited local and national charities to suggest an event they would like to host at the venue - one of the largest in the South West. Shortlisted from a number of hopeful entrants, Westpoint Exeter are delighted to announce that the three top charities selected for a spot on Westpoint Exeter’s events calendar are Families for Children, Dame Hannah Rogers Trust and...

Enjoy an evening at the races

Event Date: 
21/08/2014 - 3:30pm
Venue: 
Newton Abbot Racecourse

Join Newton Abbot Racecourse for an evening of racing on Thursday 21st August.

Racing will start at 5:25pm, with gates opening at 3:25pm. The last race will be at 8:00pm.

Tickets can be bought online until 5pm on Wednesday 20th August. Tickets are priced at £18 for the Paddock Enclosure and £12 for the Course Enclosure. There will also be tickets available to buy at the gate on the day.

The Family Enclosure will be open to entertain children, with a variety of giant garden games and inflatables for them to enjoy.

Remember – Children aged 16 and under and...

An afternoon at the races

Event Date: 
13/08/2014 - 12:15pm
Venue: 
Newton Abbot Racecourse

Enjoy a day in Devon and join Newton Abbot Racecourse for an afternoon of racing on Wednesday 13th August.

Racing for the day starts at 2:10pm and gates open at 12:10pm.

Tickets can be bought online at www.newtonabbotracing.com until 5pm on Tuesday 12th August. Tickets will be available to buy at the gate on arrival.

Tickets are priced at £12 for the Course Enclosure and £18 for the Paddock Enclosure. Children aged 16 and under and students with a valid photographic student ID / NUS can enjoy free entry.

The Family Enclosure will be available, providing...

Enjoy a family day at the races

Event Date: 
20/07/2014 - 12:15pm
Venue: 
Newton Abbot Racecourse

Join Newton Abbot Racecourse on Sunday 20th July and celebrate the upcoming summer holidays at their Family Day.

The Family Enclosure will make its return for the summer at every summer holiday fixture this season. There’s plenty to keep the children entertained with inflatables and giant garden games, with a great view of the course for parents.

Racing for the day starts at 2.20pm, with gates opening at 12.20pm.

Tickets can be bought online at www.newtonabbotracing.com until 5pm on Saturday 19th July. Tickets are priced at £12 for the Course Enclosure and £18 for...

Spend an afternoon at the races at Newton Abbot

Event Date: 
07/07/2014 - 12:15pm
Venue: 
Newton Abbot Racecourse

Enjoy an afternoon at the races at Newton Abbot Racecourse on Monday 7th July.

Racing will start at 2:15pm, with gates opening at 12:15pm.

Tickets can be bought online at www.newtonabbotracing.com until 5pm the day before the fixture. Tickets will be available to buy at the gate upon arrival.

Celebrating a special occasion? Newton Abbot Racecourse have a range of group booking discounts available when booked in advance.

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

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:

THEATRE

The Great Gatsby Friday & Saturday, 7.30pm, Barnfield Theatre, Exter It’s the 1920’s, the age of jazz and women’s independence; when wealth, glamour and decadence ignited public fascination for a fleeting moment in time. Jay Gatsby embraced the era as he set about acquiring all the trappings of a self-made millionaire. His biggest conquest was the young socialite, Daisy. For years, Gatsby is passionate in his pursuit of her love until it all ends...

An afternoon of racing at Newton Abbot Racecourse – Thursday 8th May

Event Date: 
08/05/2014 - 12:00pm
Venue: 
Newton Abbot Racecourse

With summer just around the corner, enjoy an afternoon of thrilling summer jumps racing at Newton Abbot Racecourse on Thursday 8th May.

Racing will start at 14:05, with gates opening at 12:05.

Tickets for the day can be purchased at www.newtonabbotracing.com until 5pm the day before the fixture. Tickets will be available at the gate upon arrival.

Don’t forget – children aged 16 and under and students with a valid photographic student ID / NUS card can enjoy free entry to all fixtures.

Your guide to What's On this weekend

You'll find something to suit all ages and tastes in our guide to the best of what's on in and around Exeter this weekend:

THEATRE

Exeter Comedy Club Friday, 8pm, Exeter Corn Exchange Four top comedians, everyone gets a seat at a table, the bar is open throughout and pizzas are served to your table - all this goes to make one of the best evenings out in the city. Over 16s, tickets £12. www.exeter.gov.uk/cornexchange

The Sugar Dandies' Tea Party Saturday, 2pm, Northcott Theatre, Exeter A modern and fun twist on an old-fashioned afternoon tea dance! The award-...

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