Newcastle Racecourse the Northumberland Plate Meeting

The three day Northumberland Plate Festival is the North-East’s most loved racing and social occasion of the year. Known locally as the Pitmen’s Derby, the Northumberland Plate is one of the richest two mile handicap in Europe.

Newcastle Racecourse Hospitality really does have something for everyone during the Northumberland Plate Meeting. With first class facilities, fabulous cuisine and an atmosphere that is to say the least electric you really do have to experience the magic that is the Northumberland Plate.

Whatever type of Hospitality, size of your party of budget we are sure to have the package to suite your requirements for the Northumberland Plate.


Restaurant Facilities

The Grande Buffet Package is available in The Gosforth Park Suite & Park View Suite and both facilities are situated in the Premier Grandstand. With Panoramic views across the course and direct access to reserved seating in the Grandstand this is an excellent option for shared dining. Private tables of 10 available with smaller parties expected to share a table.

The prestigious Diamond Marquee is situated in a prime location overlooking the track, and offers the very best in luxury hospitality.

The Harchibald and Sergeant Cecil Pavilions are situated just past the winning post and both offer shared dining facilities in a non viewing Marquee. Both offer a fine dining experience whilst being just a stroll from the rails and the racing action. Private tables of 10 available with smaller parties expected to share a table.


Diamond Marquee

  • Premier Badge
  • Every effort will be given to provide Private Tables
  • Smaller Groups may have to Share a Table
  • Champagne Reception
  • Diamond Buffet Lunch
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Racecard
  • Fully Inclusive Bar
  • Cocktail Bar
  • Fully Dressed Marquee
  • Raceday Tipster

Saturday £345.00 per person + vat


Grande Buffet Package

  • Premier Badge
  • Private Tables for 10 Guests
  • Smaller Parties will be Expected to Share a Table
  • Reception Drink
  • Grande Buffet Lunch
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Racecard
  • Cash Bar ( Thursday & Friday )
  • Fully Inclusive Selected Drinks ( Saturday Only )
  • Viewing Restaurant with Grandstand seating


Thursday £120.00 per person + vat
Friday £150.00 per person + vat
Saturday £270.00 per person + vat

Harchibald Pavilion

  • Premier Badge
  • Private Tables for 10 Guests
  • Smaller Parties will be Expected to Share a Table
  • Reception Drink
  • 4 course Lunch
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Reserved Seating in a Non Viewing Marquee
  • Racecard
  • Fully Inclusive Selected Drinks

Saturday £220.00 per person + vat

Sergeant Cecil Pavilion

  • Premier Badge
  • Private Tables for 10 guests
  • Smaller Parties will be Expected to Share a Table
  • Reception Drink
  • 3 course Lunch
  • 1/2 Bottle Wine with Lunch
  • Racecard
  • Reserved Seating in a Non Viewing Marquee
  • Cash Bar Facilities

Saturday £TBC per person + vat


Private Tominator Marquees

The Tominator Private Marquees are situated just past the winning post and are available for a minimum of 30 guests. These fabulous marquees are purpose built for you comfort and enjoyment, offering great views of the racing action and are a very popular option for larger parties. It is advisable to book these Marquees as soon as possible as the are one of the first facilities to sell out for Ladies Day.


Tominator Marquees

  • Minimum 30 Guests Required
  • Premier Badge
  • Reception Drink
  • 4 course Lunch
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Reserved Viewing Marquee
  • Racecard
  • Fully Inclusive Selected Drinks

Saturday £270.00 per person + vat

Newcastle Racing Fixtures

DayDateEvent
Friday28/09/2018Evening
Wednesday03/10/2018Twilight
Tuesday09/10/2018Twilight
Wednesday17/10/2018Twilight
Friday19/10/2018Evening
Tuesday23/10/2018
Wednesday24/10/2018Twilight
Saturday03/11/2018Twilight
Wednesday07/11/2018Twilight
Friday09/11/2018Evening
Friday16/11/2018
Thursday22/11/2018
Wednesday28/11/2018Twilight
Friday30/11/2018Evening
Saturday01/12/2018Stan James Fighting Fith
Thursday13/12/2018
Saturday15/12/2018
Wednesday19/12/2018Twilight
Saturday22/12/2018
Wednesday02/01/2019Floodlit
Saturday05/01/2019
Sunday06/01/2019
Tuesday08/01/2019Floodlit
Saturday12/01/2019Floodlit
Tuesday15/01/2019
Thursday17/01/2019Floodlit
Tuesday22/01/2019Floodlit
Friday25/01/2019Floodlit
Tuesday29/01/2019
Thursday31/01/2019Floodlit
Friday01/02/2019Floodlit
Friday08/02/2019Floodlit
Tuesday12/02/2019Floodlit
Friday15/02/2019Floodlit
Wednesday20/02/2019
Saturday23/02/2019Eider Chase
Thursday28/02/2019
Friday01/03/2019Floodlit
Tuesday05/03/2019
Friday08/03/2019Floodlit
Saturday16/03/2019St Patricks Raceday
Friday22/03/2019Floodlit
Thursday28/03/2019
Friday29/03/2019Floodlit
Monday01/04/2019Floodlit
Saturday06/04/2019Grand National Raceday
Thursday11/04/2019Floodlit
Friday19/04/2019
Friday03/05/2019Evening
Tuesday04/06/2019Evening
Thursday27/06/2019
Friday28/06/2019Evening
Saturday29/06/2019Northumberland Plate
Saturday27/07/2019Beeswing Ladies Day
Thursday08/08/2019Evening
Friday30/08/2019Evening
Friday06/09/2019
Tuesday17/09/2019Floodlit
Friday20/09/2019Floodlit
Wednesday25/09/2019Floodlit
Friday27/09/2019Floodlit
Wednesday02/10/2019Floodlit
Monday07/10/2019Floodlit
Wednesday09/10/2019Floodlit
Friday11/10/2019Floodlit
Friday18/10/2019Floodlit
Tuesday22/10/2019
Friday25/10/2019Floodlit
Friday01/11/2019Floodlit
Monday04/11/2019Floodlit
Friday08/11/2019Floodlit
Friday15/11/2019
Thursday21/11/2019
Friday22/11/2019Floodlit
Saturday30/11/2019Fighting Fifth Hurdle
Friday06/12/2019Floodlit
Monday09/12/2019Floodlit
Thursday12/12/2019
Saturday14/12/2019
Wednesday18/12/2019Floodlit
Saturday21/12/2019