We’ve got everything covered that’s happening this year at Southwell Racecourse, from Ladies Day to Christmas and family events...

It’s time to hit the races! There are tons of brilliant Southwell Racecourse events to attend in 2024 - and we have all the details.

From thrilling horse races to opportunities to dress up in your finest, as well as family events to keep everyone entertained - there’s something for everyone.

Horse racing enthusiasts will be keen to visit Southwell Racecourse. Set in 145 acres of beautiful countryside, it’s been open since 1898.

The track is only one of six in the UK that has an all-weather flat course. It also has evening fixtures after flood lights were added in 2019.

It holds over 50 fixtures each year, either on its flat course, or on its National Hunt course, where horses jump over fences and ditches.

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Where is Southwell Racecourse?

Southwell races is one of the premier racecourses in the UK. It’s situated two miles away from the market town of Southwell in the Midlands, in the county of Nottinghamshire.

The best events at Southwell Racecourse

Take your pick from our list of epic Southwell Racecourse upcoming events. Your adrenaline will be pumping as you watch the horses high tail it down the track.

You can choose between flat racing and jumping days - each with their own unique charm. One thing’s for sure - the events Southwell Racecourse puts on are unforgettable.

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Afternoon racing

29th July - Monday Afternoon Flat Racing

2nd August - Friday Afternoon Flat Racing

4th September - Wednesday Afternoon Flat Racing

3rd October - Thursday Afternoon Jump Racing

7th November - Thursday Afternoon Flat Racing

15th November - Friday Afternoon Jump Racing

26th November - Tuesday Afternoon Jump Racing

3rd December - Tuesday Afternoon Jump Racing

Evening racing

30th August - Friday Evening Floodlit Racing

3rd September - Tuesday Evening Flat Racing

26th September - Thursday Evening Floodlit Evening Racing

5th October - Saturday Evening Flat Racing

8th October - Tuesday Evening Flat Racing

10th October - Thursday Evening Flat Racing

17th October - Thursday Evening Flat Racing

21st October - Monday Evening Flat Racing

24th October - Thursday Evening Flacing

28th October - Monday Evening Flat Racing

31st October - Thursday Evening Flat Racing

4th November - Monday Evening Flat Racing

12th November - Tuesday Evening Flat Racing

13th November - Wednesday Evening Flat Racing

18th November - Monday Evening Flat Racing

19th November - Tuesday Evening Flat Racing

21st November - Thursday Evening Flat Racing

10th December - Tuesday Evening Flat Racing

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Ladies days

There are not one, but two incredible options for Ladies Day at Southwell this year - one in summer and one in winter.

Advertiser Ladies Day ft DJ Vernon Kay

Date: 18th August | Gates open: TBA

This one is a great choice if you want a girls’ day out. Check out the horses first and get into the spirit as you place your bets in the August sunshine.

Then, in the evening there’s a DJ set from Vernon Kay - as well as lots of food and drink options.

And don’t forget to wear your best outfit as there’s the traditional Style Awards open for all to enter. With a £500 prize on offer for the winner, there’s going to be some stiff competition.

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Winter Ladies Day

Date: 2nd November | Gates open: 3pm

Winter gets its own edition of Ladies Day and it promises to be just as fun as the summer edition - but do bring a coat.

After watching the fast and furious races, you’ll indulge in food and drink in a night to remember.

Entertainment for the night is still TBC, but you can expect top-notch DJs as in previous years.

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August Bank Holiday Family Fun Day

Date: 26th August | Gates open: TBA
Spice up your bank holiday weekend with the kids and head down to Southwell for a family-friendly day at the races.

There will be a funfair, petting zoo, face painting and a bouncy castle, whilst mum and dad get to watch the horses. Under 17s go free.

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Racing League Finale

Date: 29th August | Gates open: 3pm

Made up of seven teams from around the UK, the competition takes place each Thursday night over six weeks.

On 29th August, the event hits Southwell for its crescendo when the winner is crowned.

There’s lots of family fun to be had, from a treasure hunt to prize giveaways and face painting. And if that wasn’t entertainment enough, there will also be a Queen tribute band on the day.

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Christmas racedays

A Christmas visit to the races promises to be full of joy and festive cheer. From Christmas food and drink to the thrill of the race track, it’s all going on at Southwell.

13th December - Festive Racenight

14th December - Festive Racenight

16th December - Festive Racenight

19th December - Festive Racenight

20th December - Festive Racenight

28th December - Festive Racenight

29th December - Festive Racenight

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