Wednesday, 10 February 2010

Ascot Racecourse Family Days in 2010

Here's a summary of all six Family Days at Ascot Racecourse in 2010. Ascot provides entertainment for all the family and these days are particularly focussed on giving the little ones a day to remember!

To book any of our Family Days, visit or call 0870 727 1234.

Sunday 18th April 2010: Countryside Raceday
A day jam-packed full of action with great Jumps racing, including the Independent Newspapers Veterans Handicap Chase, a family farm, mini beast safari, duck and ferret racing, sheepdog trials, shopping opportunities and lots more.
Adult prices start from £16. Under 18’s free.

Sunday 25th July 2010: Betfair Weekend Sunday: Alice’s Adventures at Ascot
Turn an ordinary Summer’s afternoon into a magical adventure as we relive Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.
Start the day with a ride on the rabbit hole helter-skelter and many other fairground rides; between races take tea with the Mad Hatter and White Rabbit, solve the Cheshire Cat’s riddles, have your face painted by the Queen of Hearts and much more.
The feature race of the day is the Hong Kong Sprint.
Adult prices start from £16. Under 18’s free.

Saturday 7th August 2010: Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup and 80s Concert after Racing
The Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup is Britain's only jockeys' competition, where teams of riders from all over the world compete over six races for the coveted trophy. The teams are Great Britain, Ireland, Europe and Rest of the World.
The day is easy for everyone to follow and on this unique occasion you get the chance to meet the jockeys taking part and get their autograph in the racecard. This will take place before racing in the Parade Ring.
Fairground Rides will include: sizzler, carousel, waltzer, inflatable slide, flying chairs, tea cups and paratrooper ride. We will also have 10 face painters to keep the children entertained.Back by popular demand, we have a 2 hour live ‘80s concert in the Old Paddock after racing featuring The 'Here & Now' Tour. The line-up is: Boy George, The Christians, Belinda Carlisle, Johnny Hates Jazz, Midge Ure, Captain Sensible and China Crisis.
Adult prices start from £25. Under 18’s free.

Sunday 26th September 2010: Family Fun Day

Our fourth Family Day of the year is one for young and old alike with a series of fun activities to see and do all around the racecourse. We will have a creative workshop in the Pavilion with the chance to paint pictures that you can take home as well as painting a section of a life sized racehorse that will be showcased at the racecourse for years to come. We also have a series of fairground rides including tea cups, inflatable slide, paratrooper ride, flying chairs, toy ride and formula 2000.
Mr Alexander's will be performing his travelling show throughout the afternoon. This is a lively and exciting 20 minute show featuring magic, juggling, uni-cycling and illusion - a performance not to be missed!
Ascot Brass will also be playing on the Bandstand throughout the day.Adult prices start from £16. Under 18’s free.

Saturday 30th October: United House Day featuring a Firework Spectacular after Racing
After the racing action, Ascot presents a Charity Firework Spectacular in association with Ascot Round Table and Ascot Rotary Club. All racegoers buying a ticket to the racing are welcome to stay for the show.There will be rides open all day on the Plaza Lawns these include: the ever popular dodgems, a carousel, ghost train, walter, children’s slide, tea- cups, formula 2000 and a paratrooper ride. The rides will close when the fireworks begin. There will also be three balloon artists creating animal sculptures throughout the afternoon.Adult prices start from £16. Under 18’s free.

Saturday 18th December: BGC Day featuring Christmas Entertainment
A wonderful day of fabulous Jumps racing action and festive fun. Off the track, meet Father Christmas in our Winter Wonderland Grotto where there will be a gift waiting for everyone that has been good this year! (The first 450 children will receive a present).
To make the day truly festive, why not take a ride on the fairground or have your faces painted with a festive motif by one of Santa’s elves. After racing join us for a collection of Christmas Carols in the Grandstand. The festive sing-a-long begins 20 minutes after the last race where a Christmas Carol sheet will be provided.
Adult prices start from £16. Under 18’s free.

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