26 January 2018
Bath Racecourse is delighted to announce that James Blunt will headline the Bath Cup Festival, playing live after racing on Saturday 15 September 2018.
The singer-songwriter has sold over 20 million records across the world and will take to the stage to headline the new two-day Bath Cup Festival, one of the highlights of the racing season at Bath.
Tickets go on general sale next Wednesday, 20 December, at 9am and will be available from www.bath-racecourse.co.uk. They will be priced at £40 for adults and £20 for children aged under 18. Hospitality packages are available from £75 per person.
Acting Executive Director of Bath Racecourse, Russell Smith said, ‘We’re absolutely delighted to be announcing James Blunt playing live here at Bath Racecourse. It has been a really big couple of years for us at the Racecourse and we’re delighted to attract an artist of James’ calibre to play here as part of the Bath Cup festival’
Bath Racecourse’s season will get underway on Good Friday, 30 March, with a high-class card worth a total of £175,000 plus an action-packed day of entertainment for all the family. Other highlights to mark on the calendar include a new date for Ladies’ Day on 16 June plus Ladies’ Twilight on 18 August, a Beer Festival Raceday on 20 April and a Cider Festival on 3 August, with the new Bath Cup Festival taking place on 15 and 16 September.
The Bath Cup Festival is one of a number of community-focused initiatives for the racecourse in 2018, which will also see many local schools coming to the racecourse to take part in curriculum-based learning activities, as well as ‘taking over’ the Family Fun Day on the Bank Holiday 7 May.