Friday 23 July
TOM JONES LIVE AFTER EVENING RACING ON FRIDAY 23 JULY 2021
Tom will be headlining at Newmarket Racecourses on 23 July 2021, where he’ll be performing hits from his huge repertoire, spanning genres and generations including ‘Kiss’, ‘Delilah’ and ‘It’s Not Unusual’.
Please be aware there will be no tickets available on the day.
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We’re looking forward to welcoming back live music to Newmarket and the atmosphere that it will create, something that we know so many of you have missed over recent months and will be looking forward to experiencing again.
We recognise that it’s been a long time since most people were around others in significant numbers, so we wanted to explain what you can expect on the night. Although there are a number of changes to restrictions in England which take effect from July 19th, we will continue to encourage you to take a number of steps to prioritise your safety and wellbeing:
- While government restrictions have been lifted we all have a personal responsibility to make choices to protect the health of ourselves and those around us
- We recommend all spectators take regular lateral flow tests to help manage the ongoing risk of transmitting Covid 19 and to vaccinate where possible to maximise protection to fellow racegoers and staff working at the fixture.
- There will be an NHS QR code at entry to the racecourse and we encourage you to check in via the NHS app.
- Please do not attend this event if you are experiencing any symptoms commonly associated with Covid 19 or if you are self-isolating or have been in close contact with someone who has recently tested positive.
- We recommend that spectators wear a face covering when in crowded areas and when indoors
- Hand sanitiser will be available throughout the site and you should take care to wash your hands regularly
- All spectators are asked to be considerate around making space for those around them
- Our courses are cashless, with the exception of the on course Bookmakers
- You are no longer required to be seated to enjoy food and drink while on a racecourse
- The venue is largely an outdoors venue, so there will be plenty of good ventilation
Please take a look at our spectator code of conduct, which is in place across all Jockey Club racecourses. We are asking all attendees to read this in advance of the raceday.
It’s important to remember that it will be busier around the racecourse than we have been used to in recent times, a feeling which most us have not experienced for a while. While we appreciate that the majority will be enjoying this return of live music and the shared experience it creates, others might not adjust to these relaxing of restrictions in the same way.
If you begin to feel uncomfortable or are concerned for the wellbeing of someone else, please speak to one of our teams who will be on hand to help.
Once the concert has finished, we would appreciate you leaving calmly and quietly and respecting local residents.
We look forward to welcoming you to Newmarket Racecourses.
We’re looking forward to welcoming back live music to the July Course and the atmosphere that it will create, something that we know so many of you have missed over recent months and will be looking forward to experiencing again.
Following confirmation from the Government that outdoor gatherings can take place at full capacity, we’ve been working closely with Public Health teams and other local organisations to ensure our events will be both safe and enjoyable for everyone attending and in line with local and national guidance and we’re very much looking forward to welcoming you to Evening Racing followed by Tom Jones Live in Concert on Friday 23 July.
We recognise that it’s been a long time since most people were around others in significant numbers, so we wanted to get in touch to help explain what you can expect on the night.
Although there are a number of changes to restrictions in England which take effect from July 19th, we will continue to encourage you to take a number of steps to prioritise your safety and wellbeing:
- The government have removed restrictions on the number of spectators who can attend sporting events outdoors. This event is therefore only limited by the normal venue capacity and we all have a personal responsibility to make choices to protect the health of ourselves and those around us.
- There will be a lot of people attending this event. To reduce the chance of being caught in a large queue please consider arriving early and delaying your departure. Gates are open from two hours before first race and our bars and food concessions will remain open for up to an hour after the performance ends. There will also be a food/coffee unit in the white and orange car parks.
- If you prefer to enjoy the concert in a less busy environment we will have the performance showing on our large screens in the Garden Enclosure and at the rear of the stage
- Please think about your travel plans to and from the racecourse and allow plenty of time for your journey. You may want to consider pre-booking taxis. A free shuttle bus service will be in operation from Newmarket Train Station and the High Street, commencing two hours before the first race. The return journeys commence at the penultimate race. You can also book our Outrider Bus Service ahead of the day. Places are limited so we suggest booking ASAP via our website or calling 0344 579 3010/01638 675500 option 4. Masks are compulsory on both these bus services.
- There will be a left luggage facility in our Blue Car Park, opposite Premier 2 entrance. Bags no larger than 40x35x19cm are permitted into the venue.
- If you have Garden Enclosure tickets you may bring picnic furniture and a picnic if you wish but no furniture or large bags can be brought up to the main concert area once racing has finished
- Drug detection dogs and bag searching will be in operation at all entrances
- There will be no tickets available on the day. Only those with a valid ticket should come to the racecourse on the day of this fixture. All valid tickets are E-tickets or tickets printed on ticket stock. If you have booked for Premier Enclosure, hospitality or dining you will also receive your swing badge in the post
- Please follow all directional signage on leaving the racecourse as traffic management will be in place
- We have ample free parking on site, please follow the signage on arrival. To avoid being caught in a large queue please consider arriving early and staggering your departure from site to avoid queuing. This could mean arriving in plenty of time before racing or perhaps relaxing for a little longer on the course after the concert concludes. Food concessions will remain open for a period of time after the performance ends and there will also be a food/coffee unit in the white and orange car parks.
- A taxi rank is located outside Premier Entrance 1, at the front of the white car park.
- Private Hire: There is a designated pick up and drop off area within the racecourse car parks for private hire cars and minibuses (15 seats or less). All vehicles using this area must enter the racecourse via Gate 2 and turn immediately right where they will be able to wait in designated waiting bays for 15 minutes. All vehicles must then exit via Gate 3 as there is a one way system in operation. This area will be signed for pedestrians and vehicles. Please see the attached map for the location. (No free access for private hire drivers)
- Coach Parking: Free coach parking available on site (no free access for coach drivers)
- We run a free shuttle bus from Newmarket Train Station and the High Street. It commences 2 hours before the first race and recommences 45 minutes before the last race.
- Our Outrider Service will also be in operation, however we do recommend pre-booking on-line to avoid dissapoiintment
Please follow directions to Gate 2 and park in the White Car Park, to access Premier Entrance 1. You must display your car parking pass in your vehicle at all times to ensure you are not redirected to an incorrect car park.
If you are being dropped off for your day at the races via a taxi, you can be dropped off outside Premier Entrance 1. Please ask your taxi to follow signs to Gate 1 and the White car park, if possible please ask your taxi driver to display the car pass in the vehicles window to ensure you are dropped off at the correct entrance.
Please head for our Premier Entrance 1 where you will need to show your e-ticket and ID. You will also collect your badge for your facility here.
Admission and entry
- Barcoded entry tickets are required for entry. This would be either digital tickets or Jockey Club printed tickets.
- Access will not be permitted to the racecourse without a valid ticket.
- As the garden enclosure has sold out, no access will be given to Annual Badge Holders, Premier or Grandstand & Paddock customers
- No tickets will be available to purchase from the gates on the day
- No drinks are permitted trackside in front of the Head on Stand (Stand Premier Enclosure Area) during racing
- No umbrellas are permitted during the concert during inclement weather
- The site will mainly be cashless, the only areas taking cash will be Tote, William Hill and the Bookmakers. All of these outlets will also accept card payment. Cash machines will be available on site
- Picnics cannot be brought into the racecourse, but can be consumed in our car parks or Garden Enclosure if you have a ticket for this area.
- As you will be attending an outdoor event, we encourage you to dress appropriately for the weather in accordance with our guidelines of our dress code which is smart casual.
- Premier Enclosure no scruffy, ripped or torn jeans, no trainers t-shirts or sports attire.
- Grandstand & Paddock and Garden a more relaxed dress code applies.
- Fancy dress is not permitted in our premier enclosure but is acceptable in the Grandstand & Paddock or Garden enclosure as long as it is tasteful
23 July 2021.
CONCERT STARTS (approximately)
ABOUT TOM JONES
Tom Jones’ career has spanned over half a century, and has seen him win many accolades including a BRIT Award for Outstanding Contribution to Music and a Silver Clef Award for Lifetime Achievement.
A global star, who was knighted by Her Majesty the Queen in 2006, has amassed 36 top 40 UK hits and has a continued worldwide reputation as one of the great vocalists, earning the nickname ‘The Voice’. He continues to be a coach on the hit ITV show of the same name.
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