Tuesday, 19 April 2011

Summer Fun at Wolverhampton Racecourse

The summer is looking bright for Wolverhampton Racecourse, even before the floodlights have been turned on!

With a packed events schedule planned for the summer months, it’s never been a better time to visit the racecourse, set in 22 acres of parkland in the West Midlands.

Wolverhampton Racecourse is not only a superb sporting location; it also has a reputation as one of the leading event venues in the West Midlands. Only 15 miles from Birmingham with excellent transport links, the venue offers outdoor event space as well as a range of rooms suitable for conferences, exhibitions and seminar.

An extensive refurbishment of the first floor conferencing, hospitality and events facilities begins at the end of April, with completion expected in mid-June. The racecourse and its facilities will never have looked better. David Roberts, Managing Director of Wolverhampton Racecourse “The refurbishment is an exciting project, the plans are all in place and include all 8 hospitality suites, our meeting rooms, and the Dunstall and Wulfrun banqueting suites. We recognise the importance of continued investment in our facilities”.

Throughout the refurbishment process, Wolverhampton will be still be racing! Their all-weather course will be just the ticket if the sun doesn’t make an appearance. Wolverhampton Racecourse will be hosting a great event for all the family. The 8th of August from 12pm sees Scooby, Yikes, entertaining the kids while the adults can look forward to great food, entertainment and racing.  If that isn’t enough, they will also be having a High School musical tribute band performing the hits from the magical family movie.  The biggest thing of all is that accompanied children are admitted totally free of charge, all of the activities are also free, making it a cost saving summer holiday day out!

Nathan Corden, Head of Commercial Development for Wolverhampton Racecourse “Family fun day is a huge event at Wolverhampton Racecourse, we feel that we have really gone all out to offer a racing and events day that will cater to the whole family”.

If you enjoy the finer things in life, perhaps a sumptuous Ladies evening will be for you, with the event taking place on Saturday the 3rd of September. Big hats and pimms are definitely on the agenda, with prizes for the best dressed lady, best dressed couple and the best hat. The event is not just a great chance for the ladies to dress up, Gents, get out your finest whistle and flute to join in with the festivities! There will be 6 thrilling races followed by live entertainment from superb band Battle of the Divas - this performance is open to all race goers. Ladies Evening is the highlight of the Wolverhampton social calendar, tickets start at just £10 per person, and you are advised to book early to avoid disappointment.

With all this going on, it’s easy to forget that Wolverhampton Racecourse also has excellent facilities available for conferences, Weddings, Gala dinners, proms and parties. With packages to suit all budgets and ideas, their experienced, dedicated coordinators are on hand to help ensure that your planned event is a truly great day for everyone involved.

With their jam packed race schedule each week, now is a great time to book an event at Wolverhampton Racecourse. With party packages starting from £15.00 per person, for a minimum of 6 people, the fantastic offer includes -
  • Grandstand Entrance
  • Race card
  • 3 Drinks Vouchers (worth £2.50 each)
  • Discounted Ladbrokes Betting Voucher
  • Half Price Return Voucher
For more information on any of the planned events at Wolverhampton recourse, please call the ticket hotline on 01902 390000, or visit our website at -