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Things To Do - Horse Racing
The Hexham Races
High above the historic market town, Hexham Racecourse has been the home of National Hunt racing in Northumberland for well over a century. It is now Northumberland's only racecourse.
Hexham is a country course where a friendly welcome always awaits. It has long been regarded as a true test of hardiness for racehorses and spectators alike. Now, with recent improvements, they can enjoy the best of both worlds; a brand new stand provides a safe haven from the fickleness of the north of England weather for spectators; a new watering system fed by a lake in the centre of the course ensures the best of going for the horses.
Racing takes place in spring, early summer and in the autumn. From March to June there are several weekend and bank holiday fixtures, as well as popular evening meetings, which take advantage of the long evening twilight. One of the highlights of the Spring is the Heart of All England Maiden Hunter Chase which many consider a 'Cup Final' for rising chasing starts in the north of England.
The course offers a wide range of hospitality facilities to enjoy a meal or a drink while watching the racing, from a light snack at the bar to a full meal in a private box. There are also many opportunities for companies and groups to sponsor races and to entertain their guests. The course is also recognised as having some of the best viewing facilities for disabled people in British racing, with access provided by a lift to all areas of the stands as well as a special car park from which races can be viewed.
See course website: www.hexham-racecourse.co.uk
Coming Events
Find out what's on in the Corbridge area.
22/09/2019
Labyrinth: Autumn Equinox
06/10/2019
Shoplifters - Corbridge Film Night
13/10/2019
Yoga in the Dilston Physic Garden, Corbridge NE45 5QZ
27/10/2019
Leave no Trace - Corbridge Film Night
24/11/2019
The White Crow - Corbridge Film Night
29/11/2019 - 02/12/2019
Corbridge Christmas Tree Festival 2019
02/12/2019
Late Night Christmas Shopping in Corbridge
15/12/2019
Our Christmas Film - Corbridge Film Night
22/12/2019
Celebrate the Winter Solstice
12/01/2020
The Guilty - Corbridge Film Night
09/02/2020
Apostasy - Corbridge Film Night
01/03/2020
Foxtrot - Corbridge Film Night
22/03/2020
Capernaum - Corbridge Film Night
19/04/2020
Woman at War - Corbridgte Film Night
View the Events Diary for a full list of planned events in and around Corbridge
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