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York Races & Paloma Faith

York Races & Paloma Faith

With her acclaimed Number 1 Album 'The Architect' riding high in the charts and a Brit nomination for Best British Female, Paloma Faith, has been announced for the headline act for Summer Music saturday at York racecourse.

Paloma Faith at York Racecourse


Paloma Faith will be taking centre stage on Saturday 30th June 2018 at York Racecourse! Paloma returned to the charts in 2017 with 'The Architect' followed the huge success of her 2014 album 'A Perfect Contradiction', which spevt 29 weeks in the top 10 Album Chart, 66 weeks in the top 40 and 100 weeks in the top 200. the new album is currently on coarse to become her fourthdouble platinum album in a row- which would make her the first British woman in chart history to achieve this incredible feat.




Largest enclosure

Knavesmire Stand, many bars offering racing views

Trackside viewing

‘Good food to go’ options

Knavesmire Restaurant

Roberto Lawn & Southern Terraces

Parade Ring viewing

Pre-Parade Ring viewing

Main Betting Ring


Ticket Prices

0-4 yrs    Free

5-17 yrs  £30

Adult      £45




If there's no availability online please call 01226 743109



What's Included:-


  • Pickup from designated points on pickup route A.

  • Entrance to Grandstand & Paddock.

  • Afternoon racing at York Racecourse

  • Paloma Faith performance.

  • Coach Travel.



Other Information

The position of the stage for 2018 is the same as our Music Showcase Weekend from recent years, at the southern end of Bustardthorpe Lawn on the main grandstand side parallel to the track (see image top and bottom). We will make good use of the giant screens and an enhanced sound system to add to the experience of both music and racing for all racegoers. Again this year we have invested in the sound and light system. - Please note in order to get closest to the stage racegoers will need to book entry to County Stand or Grandstand & Paddock; thereafter there are no reserved positions. Admission price reflects the wider facilities provided for the duration of the raceday and does not reflect any reserved position or preferential view of the stage. -


MUSIC RACEDAYS; Saturday 30 June - Children aged 5-15 need a ticket, maximum two children per adult. - Racegoers aged 16 and 17 years old need a paid for admission, however they do not need to be accompanied. - Limited number of child tickets available, once this allocation has been reached the full adult price ticket applies.


Under 16 required to have an accompanying adult. - Given the open air nature of the racecourse, the main viewing area in front of the stage is exposed to the weather and does not have a roof. - The main viewing area is standing, although a disabled viewing platform is available. Reserved seating/positions are not available in relation to the music stage. Quick guide for York Races plus music events - So that as many people as possible can get the best sight and sound, in front of the stage, there will be no furniture in this area.


During racing, casual seating is available around the course including in the specially created, Bustardthorpe Lawn Extension. - It is planned that the live music will finish between 7pm and 7.30pm on the Saturday. As the event is a combined ticket for racing and music, guests are expected to be at the racecourse by the time of the last race. We hope you arrive for the first race on each day and so enjoy the full experience.


Gates open at 11.15am on Saturday. - Gentlemen are required to wear a jacket, collared shirt and tie in County Stand. Most would choose to wear smart trousers and formal shoes to complete the look. So whilst there is no formal restriction on wearing jeans and trainers, these are rarely seen in the County Stand. If we are fortunate and the events take place during a heatwave then please watch our website and social media for any updates on the dress code. - It is not possible to bring your own food and drinks into the advance booked enclosures however there is a wide range of food and drink options available on the day, please see the website for more details.


Given that we are both a sporting and concert venue, we hope visitors will appreciate that there are other guidelines in operation with regard to where drinks, and in particular glass can be carried. Our house wines are available in a special plastic bottle and we will be asking customers to drink from plastic glasses in many areas. - In common with most concert venues, drinks will not be allowed in the area immediately in front of the stage; it is simply not fair on your fellow racegoers as inevitably there would be spills. - On a practical level, the racecourse has significantly increased its provision in areas such as toilets or “good food to go” outlets. However, these are likely to be busy at key times, such as those nearest the stage immediately before the concert. Please use facilities in all areas of the racecourse.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Barnsley Opposite The Cinema, Elden Street, Barnsley
Birdwell Club The Birdwell Venue Club, Birdwell
Burncross The Crown & Cushion Public House, Burncross
Chapeltown Bus Stop Under Railway Bridge, Chapeltown
Ecclesfield CO-OP Co-op Supermarket Bus Stop, Ecclesfield
Elsecar (A) Fitzwilliam Arms Public House, Elsecar
High Green - Edleys Edleys Carpet Shop, High Green
High Green - Greengate Greengate Lane Co-op Supermarket, High Green
Hoyland - Southgate Southgate Bus Stop, Hoyland
Hoyland Common Grays Travel Shop, Hoyland Common
Worsborough (A) The Ship Inn Public House, Worsborough
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