Newcastle Races Plate Meeting

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.


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.


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 £125.00 per person + vat
Friday £130.00 per person + vat
Saturday £270.00 per person + vat

Diamond Marquee Package

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




Saturday £345.00 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 Package

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


Saturday £165.00 per person + vat




Newcastle Race Fixtures

DayDateEvent 
Wednesday07/04/2021Evening Racing
Saturday10/04/2021Afternoon Racing
Tuesday13/04/2021Evening Racing
Thursday15/04/2021Evening Racing
Friday30/04/2021Evening Racing
Tuesday25/05/2021Evening Racing
Thursday24/06/2021Northumberland Plate
Friday25/06/2021Northumberland Plate
Saturday26/06/2021Northumberland Plate, Live Music: Pete TongEnquire Now
Saturday24/07/2021Live Music: Jess Glynne Live After RacingEnquire Now
Thursday29/07/2021Racing League Day 1
Thursday05/08/2021Evening Racing
Friday20/08/2021Evening Racing
Thursday02/09/2021Racing League Day 6
Friday03/09/2021Afternoon Racing
Tuesday19/10/2021Afternoon Racing
Friday12/11/2021Afternoon Racing
Thursday18/11/2021Afternoon Racing
Saturday27/11/2021Afternoon Racing
Thursday09/12/2021Afternoon Racing
Saturday11/12/2021Afternoon Racing
Saturday18/12/2021Afternoon Racing