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26th - 28th August 2016

August Bank Holiday

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Friday Fireworks, '50s Fun & Frivolity

Held at the racecourse over three magical days, our enchanting 1950s-themed August Bank Holiday weekend rekindles the nostalgic Summer holidays of yesteryear to create the ultimate family day out. There’s a fabulous choice of entertainment available including live music and traditional fairground rides, as well as a spectacular fireworks display set to music on the Friday night. A favourite for all ages. Not to be missed.

Day One - Friday 26 August

We've got a classic treat lined up for you this August Bank Holiday as we once again rekindle the nostalgic Summer Holidays of yesteryear, with three days of magnificent racing as well as heaps of family entertainment - starting on Friday with an evenings racing followed by a spectacular fireworks display to music.

Fantastic Fireworks - Get set for many an "ohhhhh" and "ahhhhh!"

Following racing on the Friday night there will be a spectacular fireworks display to music which will start at approximately 8.45-9.00pm. This is something not to be missed, as we once again welcome a company that has won awards and accolades the world over, including designing and supplying the fireworks at Buckingham Palace for the Diamond Jubilee celebrations.

Day Two - Saturday 27 August

Saturday provides one of the season's undoubted highlights with the prestigious Group 2 Celebration Mile taking centre stage. There will be heaps of excitement around the racecourse with lots of activities that the whole family will love. With so much on offer this is one event most definitely not to be missed!

See you at the racecourse for much fun and frivolity on one of our most colourful days of the year.

Day Three - Sunday 28 August

Sunday is the ideal opportunity to get together with friends and family to enjoy heaps of excitement at the racecourse in addition to seven thrilling races. There's so much on offer, including a host of complimentary children's entertainment and music acts for the not so little - find out more here!

See you at the racecourse for much fun and frivolity and an unforgettable day at the races.

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