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My Classic Guitar Shows

Sunday 24th March 2019

Due To the huge demand after My Classic guitars presented the Northampton Guitar show in October 2018, My Classic Guitars are now presenting the first ever, ‘Premier Table Top Guitar Show’ at the Newmarket Racecourses.

There is a great deal of excitement about the show, which is attracting a high number of guitarists and musicians from local and the surrounding areas.

 

On the day of the show there will be:

 

  • Live music from Anth Purdy, (30s through to the 50s) Americans calling it the new ‘Hot Rod Music’. About to release his 3rd album
  •  Demos throughout the day from Gordon Smith Guitars, Auden Guitars, Flattley guitar pedals and PMT
  • An amazing and diverse mix of Independent Traders 
  • Vintage guitar, amp and pedal Collectors
  • The very best and talented Guitar, Amp and Pedal builders 
  • A FREE prize draw with fantastic prizes from our sponsors
  • 4 lucky tickets will be drawn towards the final prize a fantastic Gordon Smith GS1000 guitar (which won Gear of the Year – Picture attached). To be drawn at the Milton Keynes show in November 2019 
  • Sign up to Guitar building courses with Crimson Guitars at a special discounted show price
  • FREE musical instrument valuations
  • Want to sell an instrument? Then bring it along to the Guitar Auction House to be entered into their next Auction 
  • The show sponsors are: PMT, Gordon Smith Guitars, Auden Guitars, Dogiel Guitars, Smooth Hound, and The Guitar Auction House.
  • The venue boasts state of the art facilities –The main exhibition hall is housed in  "The Stand" which is modern, light with great access for everyone. Free parking.

 

  • Opening times: 10am to 4pm
  • Entry: £6.00, under 12s go FREE

UK CYCLING EVENTS

30th March 2019

If you paid attention during GCSE geography you would assume this cycle ride would be flat based on its location, but it’s far from it. Ok, there are no killer climbs, no real leg breakers, but if you tackle the long route of the Suffolk Spring Classic you’ll be gaining over 1000 metres of elevation which equates to an awful lot of little lumps and bumps.

 

Visiting the three counties of Suffolk, Cambridgeshire and Essex the routes navigate around the towns of Haverhill, Saffron Walden and Sudbury thus avoiding areas of congestion allowing you to enjoy the free-flowing traffic free roads. From one idyllic village to the next between the high hedgerows and farmland your cares will simply drift away as you cruise around this sleepy part of England.

 

Pick a package and challenge yourself!

 

  • EPIC (80 miles) - £40 
  • STANDARD (64 miles) - £40
  • SHORT (30 miles) - £31

 

  • Online entry closes on Wednesday 27th March 2019 at 1pm

 

FIND OUT MORE

 

Federation of small business AWARDS

5th April 2019

The FSB Celebrating Small Business Awards is THE event where smaller businesses within the East of England are celebrated.

 

  • Arrival: 12:00
  • Lunch & Awards: 13:00
  • Event concludes: 16:00
  • Dress code: Lounge Suits/Business wear

 

  • Invitation Only.

OAKLEIGH FAIRS

6th & 7th April 2019

East of England Food Home & Craft Fair

 

A celebration of all that is good to eat and drink and a lot more besides at this popular event including crafts and good things! in its home at Newmarket Racecourse Millennium Grandstand. You can enjoy browsing, sampling and buying from a mouth-watering array of exhibitors together with enjoying a superb set of cookery as well as other demonstrations, headlining Sophie Grigson National Treasure and Cookery Supremo, Chef/Compere Ondine Hartgroves (Masterchef), Victoria McNeill British Herb expert. Saira Hamilton (Masterchef Finalist) Saturday, who will be launching her new Cookery Book Saturday, Ian Cumming (BBC Bake Off Finalist) Sunday & throughout the weekend to surely whet your appetite for all things foodie (and a lot more besides!)

  • Opening times: 10am to 4pm
  • Entry: Adult £5 (or £4 in advance)
  • Accompanied children/young adults 18 & under go free

 

BOOK TICKETS

 

Antique & 20th Century Collectors Fair

Sunday 12th May

With over 220 inside stands plus outside stands of Antiques, Art Deco and Collectables. Antique valuation roadshow. Free valuations and appraisals. Antique Restoration workshop. Specialist Collectors Room for stamps, medals, cards, coins, ephemera etc.

Times & Entry:

 

  • Trade Entry - 8am (£7)
  • Public Entry - 9.30am-4.00pm (£4)

Pop Up and Network

Tuesday 21st May

This fantastic new networking event is for local and regional business wanting to interact with other professionals. Simply, bring your pull up banner, pop it up and network.

It’s FREE to attend and we’ve included some tasty snacks and refreshments.

Location: Rowley Mile Racecourse, CB8 0TF
Times: 9.45am-12pm

To register, email newmarket.conferences@thejockeyclub.co.uk

TOTFest®

Sunday 7th July 2019

TOTFest®, the dedicated baby and toddler festival, will be coming to Newmarket in 2019, and will take place at the iconic Rowley Mile Racecourse on Sunday 7th July.

 

Specifically aimed at children aged 6 months to 5 years, parents and children alike can expect a unique, fun, interactive and varied programme of events, ranging from giant painting canvasses and miniature fairground rides, to live shows from the likes of The Flying Seagull Project and Glastonbabies.

 

But the fun doesn’t stop here: there’s a creation zone, a baby rave, bubble workshops, science classes, crazy golf, drama workshops, story zone, tots race track, bounce land and messy play. In-fact there are over 50 shows, classes and activities scheduled to keep the smallest of guests entertained all afternoon.

 

Tickets range from £10 – £12 (with babies under 6 months free) and both dates for TOTFest® 2019 went on sale on Friday 18th January. Book your tickets or find out more.

 

Newmarket Wedding SHow

Sunday 15th September

The show is set in the unique surroundings of The Millennium Grandstand at Rowley Mile Racecourse in Newmarket, Suffolk. The best suppliers from the surrounding areas of Suffolk and Cambridgeshire will be joining us on the day to give you a fantastic choice for your wedding, including florists and wedding cakemakers to wedding dresses and chocolate fountains. With around 130 exhibitors, the show is a day out in itself. You can also have a full Sunday lunch or snack here to complete your visit.

 

We will also be having bridal fashion, demonstrations, entertainment as well as tips and ideas from all the wedding show suppliers going on throughout the day.

 

  • Opening times: 11am to 4pm
  • Entry: We do recommend you pre-book your free entrance at as this saves time at the door. 

 

BOOK FAST TRACK TICKETS

Classic Run Series

20th October 2019

The Jockey Club has teamed up with Reach, the UK’s largest publisher, and Hollicom Events to launch a new initiative giving people the chance to run at Newmarket’s Rowley Mile, one of the most historic racecourses in Britain.

 

The events will form the Classic Run Series, giving thousands of runners of mixed ability the unique opportunity to complete circuits of the iconic racecourses with each ‘festival of running’ including a Classic 10km Run, Junior Run and a Family Mile event.

 

Elite and club runners will also be able to compete for prize money in next year’s three-race series, with long distance running legend Liz McColgan and her double Olympian daughter Eilish both signed up as Classic Run ambassadors.

 

Anyone interested can sign up for the runs at theclassicrunseries.co.uk

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