EVENTS

We’re one of the busiest racecourses in the UK with a massive 59 in 2020 as well as loads of fantastic non-raceday events throughout the year, there really is something for everyone. To view our 2020 fixture list, please click below.


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Gentlemen's Day Saturday 1st August 2020
Saturday, 01 August 2020



Saturday 1st August - Car Park Theatre: Horrible Histories Barmy Britain
Saturday, 01 August 2020

Car Park Party is coming to Chelmsford City Racecourse!

Bringing live theatre safely back to the stage, Car Park Party are partnering with the award-winning Birmingham Stage Company, producers of Horrible Histories live on stage, who will be performing their hilarious hit show ‘Barmy Britain’, perfect for all the family.

We all want to meet people from history. The trouble is everyone is dead! So Horrible Histories isbringing them to the stage! Can you beat battling Boudicca Would you be shaken or stirred by Richard III? Will you lose your heart or head to horrible Henry VIII? Will Parliament survive gunpowder Guy? Dare you stand and deliver to dastardly Dick Turpin? Escape the clutches of Burke and Hare and move to the groove with party Queen Victoria!
 
It’s the horrible history of Britain with the nasty bits left in - to entertain the whole family this
Summer.

If you would like more information or tickets to this event, please click here




Saturday 1st August - Car Park Karaoke: A Night at the Musicals
Saturday, 01 August 2020

Car Park Party is coming to Chelmsford City Racecourse!

Car Park Karaoke brought to you by sing-a-long sensation Massaoke. Featuring a full live band on stage with lyrics projected on a gigantic screen, there’s no need to queue for the mic as everyone has a voice with this unique evening of mass karaoke. 

If you would like more information or tickets to this event, please click here




Saturday 1st August - Car Park Karaoke: Back to the 80s
Saturday, 01 August 2020

Car Park Party is coming to Chelmsford City Racecourse!

Car Park Karaoke brought to you by sing-a-long sensation Massaoke. Featuring a full live band on stage with lyrics projected on a gigantic screen, there’s no need to queue for the mic as everyone has a voice with this unique evening of mass karaoke. 

If you would like more information or tickets to this event, please click here




Friday 7th August - The Blockheads - CANCELLED
Friday, 07 August 2020

GATES OPEN - 3:40pm | FIRST RACE - 5:40pm | LAST RACE - 9:00pm

English rock icons, The Blockheads, come to the Essex countryside to play their seminal post punk/funk anthems such as 'Hit Me with Your Rhythm Stick' and 'Reasons to be Cheerful' as well as their newest tracks, all after a glorious summer evening of Thoroughbred racing.

Unfortunately, this raceday has been cancelled. If you have purchased tickets, you will be contacted via email.




Saturday 8th August - NOW That's What I Call the 80s Live
Saturday, 08 August 2020

GATES OPEN - 11:35am | FIRST RACE - 1:35pm | LAST RACE - 5:05pm

It's time to get down to the races for NOW That's What I Call the 80s Live!

Relive all of your best-loved classics from everyone's favourite decade, the 80s, with an explosive concert of unforgettable music from the best selling compilation albums in chart history!




Saturday 22nd August - Ministry of Sound Classical
Saturday, 22 August 2020

GATES OPEN - 3:30pm | FIRST RACE - 5:30pm | LAST RACE - 8:30pm

Back by phenomenal demand, Ministry of Sound Classical returns to Chelmsford City Racecourse!

Relive the greatest dance anthems through a 50-piece orchestra and spectacular laser light show. Experience The Chemical Brothers, Faithless, Fatboy Slim, Moloko and many more's biggest dance tracks reimagined with an awe-inspiring orchestral makeover. This is one show you will not want to miss!

Also witness racing's best with Chelmsford City Racecourse’s most valuable race in the calendar, The Chelmsford City Cup, is worth a staggering £100,000 and the UK’s richest evening race and meeting.




Friday 28th August 2020
Friday, 28 August 2020

GATES OPEN - 3:20pm | FIRST RACE - 5:20pm | LAST RACE - 8:50pm

It's Friday night and time to get down to the races! Join us for a glorious summer evening of Thoroughbred horseracing followed by a live DJ to kick-start your weekend the right way. Why not make the most of your raceday experience with one of our fantastic packages available?

 




Saturday 29th August 2020
Saturday, 29 August 2020

GATES OPEN - 11:15pm | FIRST RACE - 1:15pm | LAST RACE - 4:40pm

Our final Saturday of the summer is sure to be filled with excitement as we present a thrilling contest of Thoroughbred racing to sign off the season in style! Why not make the most of your experience at the races with one of our fantastic packages available?





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