Wednesday, 24 August 2011

Just 10 days and counting.....

With just 10 days to go until our Ladies Evening on Saturday 3rd September bookings for tickets are flooding in. Ladies Evening Wolverhampton has become an event not to be missed in recent years and this year is no exception.

The restaurants and hospitality packages are all sold out but tickets are still available for the public enclosures and start at just £10pp with accompanied under 18's admitted FREE of charge. £10 for evening racing plus fantastic live entertainment - that is great value!

Ladies Evening is without a doubt our most popular fixture of the year . Dressing up is very much the theme of the event and we have some amazing prizes for the winners of the Best Dressed Lady, Best Hat and Best Dressed Couple competitions.

The competitions will be held during racing and we have a fantastic line up of judges this year. Checking out the fashion on the evening we have model and winner of the Style award at Aintrees ladies day Lystra Adams, celebrity hairdresser Royston Blythe, Miss Black Country 2011 and Miss England finalist Roshni Pink and Beacon Radio's drive time host James Carpenter. James will also be hosting the competitions on stage in the Grandstand Enclosure and said "I am delighted to be part of the judging panel for Ladies Evening 2011, I expect we will have some very difficult decisions as the standard or fashion and style is always so high at these events. I am looking forward to the racing too - I may even have a little flutter!"

Details on the fantastic prizes up for grabs will be announced on our facebook page over the next few days - click here to like us. We will be encouraging people to upload their photos to our facebook page on the evening and will be giving away FREE tickets for future racedays to those who do.

The entertainment will continue after racing with live music from Battle Of The Divas so racegoers can dance away the rest of the night. Click here to see a video of the band.

All ladies who PRE BOOK their tickets will receive a complimentary drink upon arrival at the racecourse on the evening.
Nathan Corden, Head of Commercial Development at Wolverhampton Racecourse Racecourse said "we are thrilled to have sold out all of our restaurants and hospitality suites but we still have room in our public enclosures! Pre-booking tickets is advisable as it is such a busy event for us and of course ladies who pre-book tickets receive a complimentary drink. I am so pleased that we have an outdoor band for 2011 so the live entertainment is available to all racegoers and with tickets from just £10 we are offering fantastic value for money".
Call 01902 390000 or click here to book your tickets today!

Tuesday, 9 August 2011

Scooby Doo proves a winner at Wolverhampton Racecourse

Yesterday's Family Fun Day at Wolverhampton Racecourse proved a real winner as a crowd of over 2,300 people enjoyed a fun packed afternoon at the races.

The fun started at Midday when the gates opened, Scooby Doo was there to meet the crowds and proved very popular all afternoon.

The picnic area was packed with FREE activities for the kids, the unlimited candy floss stall was a particular favourite. Other FREE activities included a bouncy castle, gladiator duel, penalty shoot out, bungee run, bouncy boxing and more!

Between races the High School Musical Tribute Act performed, posed for pictures and taught some routines.

Dudley Zoo were also here with their creature features which included a bearded dragon, a snake, a rat and some cockroaches. They also provided a FREE face painting service all afternoon.

More pictures from the day are on our facebook fan page - click here to like us

Our next feature day is Ladies Evening on Saturday 3rd September, we hope to see you there!

Thursday, 4 August 2011

MP Paul Uppal looks forward to Family Fun Day at Wolverhampton Racecourse

Family Fun Day at Wolverhampton Racecourse is packed with FREE entertainment for the kids, the fun starts at 12 noon when the turnstiles open and the kids will be greeted by TV favourite Scooby Doo who will be appearing at various intervals during the afternoon. Other activities planned for the day include FREE access to a Mega Slide, Penalty Shoot Out, Bungee Run and a Soft Play Area.

If that wasn’t enough The High School Musical Tribute Act will be performing between races and will also be teaching some routines!

Mr Uppal said “myself and the children are all looking forward to Family Fun Day; it is fantastic that all activities are FREE for children. I am very much looking forward to a fun packed family afternoon and hope to have the opportunity to meet some of my constituents on the day.”

Wolverhampton Racecourse is situated at the heart of the St. Peters ward of the city, David Roberts, Managing Director said “we look forward to seeing Paul and his family on the 8th August, our Family Fun Day is a great value afternoon out and is always popular with families from all over Wolverhampton.”

Adult tickets are available from £10pp with accompanied under 18’s admitted FREE of charge.
For more information on the Family Fun Day please call 01902 390000 or visit our website