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The Festival™ presented by Magners presents

Alongside all The Park entertainment, we also welcome live music throughout the day and after racing. 

 

To complete your day at the races with a live DJ set each day of The Festival from some familiar faces: 

DAY ONE

Dev (From BBC Radio One)

On stage at 4:30pm

DAY TWO

Laura Whitmore

On stage at 5pm

Laura Whitmore performs on Day Two

DAY THREE

Capital FM DJ Roman Kemp

On stage at 5pm

Roman Kemp performs on Day Three

DAY FOUR

Capital FM DJ Marvin Humes

featuring a guest appearance from James Haskell 

On stage at 4.30pm

Marvin Humes performs on Day Four

We also are pleased to have The Wandering Wings performing at intervals throughout the day on the main Park stage. They are an acoustic folk band that have played all over the country specialising in feel-good hits with a folksy twist.

 

We will be welcoming a range of buskers across all four days: 

  • Luke Slater loves to play the guitar and sings a broad variety of pop and rock classics, singing anything from The Beatles, to David Bowie to Oasis. 
  • Steven Burkett performs an eclectic acoustic performing 1920's classics
  • Sorrel Nation is a singer/songwriter and plays his guitar beautifully 
  • Joshua Payne performs with his piano and trumpet performing jazz, blues and reggae-flavoured music
  • Gracie Bass will be playing a variety of reggae, blues and calypso music with her ukulele and acoustic bass
  • Michael Lee & Cath Darton will be partnering up to perform old time American folk and blues classics with their fiddle and ukulele 
  • Stef will be performing with her guitar/banjo/harmonica to folk and blues classics

 

Please note, not all buskers will perform on every day of The Festival. All our buskers are being paid to perform at The Festival and any money donated to any of our buskers will be donated to Racing Welfare. 

What to do in The Park across all four days... 

Magners Bar

Celebrate your day at the races with an ice cold Magners. Our presenting partner of The Festival will be hosting their very own bar.

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Live Music

There will be live music throughout the day and after racing.

 

Click here to view the full music line-up, including a live DJ set from some familiar faces, buskers and The Wandering Wings live on stage at intervals. 

Neptune Rum

Join the #rumolution at The Park for this year’s festival and experience Neptune Rum - The Worlds Most Awarded Rum of 2018/19. Serving our speciality Bajun Rum Punch, exciting Rum Cocktails and Rum classics such as Rum n Coke and Rum n Ginger.

Carousel

Fancy a spin? Take a ride on our traditional carousel, available all four days, and free for Park racegoers.

Digbeth Dining Club

Established in 2012, Digbeth Dining Club is one of the UK’s most popular suppliers of award-winning street food. 


Racegoers can enjoy seven of the very best in the business across the four days. Enjoy burgers by the award-winning The Flying Cows, halloumi fries from Street Chef, fish and chips from The English Indian, pies from Pietanic, steak frites from Beef on the Block and loaded fries from Disco Fries.

Ferris Wheel

Enjoy a view that's never been seen before from our very our Ferris wheel. At 35 meters high, the wheel will give spectacular views over The Festival, with each free ride taking approximately 10 minutes.

PISTON GIN

Don't miss a visit to the Piston Gin horsebox bar and immerse your senses in the bespoke aromas and enduring style of their award winning, handcrafted gin.

 

Piston Gin is a distinguished mix of time-honored techniques and classic style. Distilled locally in Worcestershire, each type creates a smooth, exotic and inimitable flavour. A strong spirit of adventure meant that no stone was left unturned in our search for the perfect combination of rare ingredients

JCB

The story of JCB is one of innovation, ambition and sheer hard work. From small beginnings in 1945, to the global force in manufacturing we have become today, we have constantly pushed the boundaries in our desire to be the best.

 

In our 75th anniversary year, we are delighted to be back at The Festival, supporting the best of British horseracing as proud sponsors of the JCB Triumph Hurdle.

 

We would also be delighted if you could take some time out to visit us in The Park, where we will be showing off British engineering at its very best with even more horsepower.

TalkSport

The world's biggest sports radio station is live from Cheltenham all week. Tune in for commentary of the biggest races plus all the latest news from around The Festival™ presented by Magners. 

 

This year, the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast show and Hawksbee and Jacobs show will be coming to you live from the course. Plus, keep your eyes open for our talent reporting live from the course.  

Racing Post

Ever dream of making front page news? How about riding the winning horse across the finish line? Or lifting the Gold Cup in the winners enclosure? Through green screen technology, the Racing Post can make your dreams come true. We are offering racegoers the chance to take a photo that is guaranteed to be Instagram gold at this year’s Cheltenham Festival. 

 

Don't miss your chance to show off to your friends and make it a day to remember. Visit us in The Park for your must-have photo.

ROLLASOLE

Rollasole are the original compact footwear brand, designed as an innovative, fashionable solution to the pain of high heels. Each pair comes with high heel carry bag and is the ultimate handbag accessory for women on the go.

The Magic Teapot

Racegoers will receive a warm welcome and calm atmosphere from The Magic Teapot, an area that doesn't serve alcohol but is instead the perfect place to sit around a cosy fire with a hot tea or coffee, 'paying what you feel' whilst getting involved with live music from a variety of buskers

 

Michael G is a human jukebox on the piano and can play pretty much anything racegoers request! 

TWO FARMERS HAND-COOKED CRISPS

Two Farmers began with the vision of making delicious hand-cooked crisps that celebrate the true flavours of Herefordshire, whilst protecting their beloved countryside with a 100% compostable bag.

 

Using award-winning potatoes grown on their Herefordshire farms, Two Farmers slice and handcook their crisps in small batches before flavouring them with the finest locally sourced ingredients to create a fresh taste and great crunch.

 

#crunchwithaconcsience

Live DJ sets

Each day of The Festival, enjoy a live DJ set from:

  • Day One - Dev from 4.30pm-6pm
  • Day Two - Laura Whitmore from 5pm-6.30pm
  • Day Three - Roman Kemp from 5pm-6.30pm
  • Day Four - Marvin Humes from 4.30pm-6pm 
    • Featuring a guest appearance from James Haskell from 6pm-6.30pm

 

18 - 28 Love Ireland Bar

If you're an 18-28 Annual Member, alongside your entry into the Racecourse for all four days of The Festival, you will also have a complimentary wristband for entry into The Park with your exclusive bar - The Love Ireland Bar.

The Park - New for 2020

Be a part of the extraordinary in The Park, new for 2020, it features entertainment and live music throughout the day, a range of new bars showing live racing and boasting an electric atmosphere and a 90 minute DJ set at 4:30pm.

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