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Friday 2nd August 2019

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Get ready for an awesome Friday night of summer racing at Bath Racecourse followed by live music on the open-air stage at this unique music concert. Three fantastic tribute acts will be performing live after racing celebrating some of Pop's most iconic acts - David Bowie, George Michael and Queen.

Firstly, you can enjoy the night's seven exciting races, all offering you the chance to experience the thrill of watching live horseracing alongside a variety of lip-smacking food and drink. Straight after racing, three acclaimed tribute music acts will take to Bath Racecourse's open-air stage to perform classic songs live by three iconic acts.

Absolute Bowie - winners of the 'Best Bowie' and 'Best Tribute Band' at the Agents Association Awards 2018

George Michael by Michael Butler - a flawless tribute to the incredible George Michael

Flash - the world's most authentic live Queen Tribute band who were hand-picked by the BBC to perform live to a primetime television audience of millions.

Absolute Bowie and Flash will both be performing with their full bands so expect a fantastic Friday night out of great racing and live music that will have you singing and dancing to the sounds of some true music legends. Don't miss out on this electric night of thrilling racing and chart-topping live music.

Event times

Event times are subject to change

  • Gates open 3.30pm
  • First race 5.40pm, last race 8.20pm
  • Bands to perform immediately after racing for approximately 2 hours
  • Event ends 10.30pm

How to find us

Bath Racecourse is located north of Bath City centre and is easily accessed from Bristol and the M4 with plenty of free parking. Alternatively, there's a bus service from outside Bath Spa train station.


If you book in advance then you'll benefit from an advance booking discount. Under 18s go for free.

Dress Code
The dress code in hospitality areas and the Roof Garden is smart casual. Sportswear, trainers and fancy dress are not permitted. There is no dress code in the Grandstand, however sportswear is discouraged. Fancy dress is allowed, providing it's decent and would not cause offence to other guests. The dress code does not apply to children under 10. Click here for more information.
Children Go Free

Children under 18 go free when accompanied by an adult (*Some exceptions apply - including Lansdown Live events). ID may be required.

A fulfilment fee (max £2.75) may apply to some orders. Where applicable, this will be shown in the online checkout.

No refund shall be given in respect of any unused part of any badge or other entitlement. Click here for our full terms and conditions.

Popular Ticket Options

Mornington VIP Package - Hospitality

Enjoy everything you need for a superb hospitality experience. As well as a delicious two-course meal and an unlimited bar of beer, cider, wine, lager and soft drinks you’ll also benefit from a reserved table in our charming Mornington suite with access onto the private terrace for views of the finishing straight. This package also includes your hospitality entry ticket and raceday programmes. Please note that tables are for 10 people. If your party is less than 10 you will be sharing with others.


Royal Crescent Restaurant - Gold Package

Take a seat in the luxurious Royal Crescent Restaurant on the first floor of the multimillion-pound Langridge stand, which boasts stunning views across the racecourse and its own balcony. As well as a sumptuous three-course a la carte meal prepared by our award-winning chefs, our Gold Restaurant package also includes a traditional West Country cheeseboard. Of course, tea and coffee, a raceday programme and hospitality admission are all included and you’ll have your private table reserved for the whole event. Please note this package does not give you access to the Roof Garden.


Paddock Pavilion Diner - Early Bird

Upgrade your entry into the racecourse and experience your day at the races in our relaxed Paddock Pavilion restaurant. Overlooking the Parade Ring and just a short walk to the finishing post, feast on our all-you-can-eat buffet featuring classic American diner-inspired dishes; from build your own burger, to sticky waffles and zesty key lime pie. This package also includes your hospitality entry ticket and raceday programmes. Please note that tables are for 10 people. If your party is less than 10 you will be sharing with others.


Roof Garden Ticket - Adult

Save £5 when you book in advance. Enjoy all of the benefits of a Grandstand Enclosure ticket, as well as access to our exclusive rooftop bar. A covered roof terrace on the top deck of the Langridge Stand, the Roof Garden offers panoramic views over the racecourse, as well as delicious food and drink available for purchase at the bar. The Roof Garden has a limited capacity and early booking is advised. This area has a smart dress code. Advance discount already applied.


Grandstand Enclosure Ticket - Early Booking

Save £7 by booking early - limited availability! Get close to all the action on and off the track with a Grandstand Enclosure ticket. Giving you general admissions into the racecourse, view the exciting racing trackside or from the Grandstand, see the horses before each race in the Parade Ring and access plenty of bars, eateries and places to bet. Early booking discount already applied.



To view our full range of tickets hit the button below. Alternatively, you can call our team on 01225 424609 or email us to arrange your booking.

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