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Ladies Day 2021

Sunday 15th August 2021

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Get ready for The Advertiser Southwell Racecourse Ladies Day 2021.

A treat for the senses, Ladies Day at the races is your chance to experience the style, drama, and atmosphere as exciting live horse racing and stunning Ladies Day fashion combine to create a gorgeously fun-filled day out.

We want you to have something truly exciting to look forward to in summer 2021 and this will be the hottest ticket in town. With reduced capacities, tickets are expected to sell out quickly. Don’t miss out and book your tickets safe in the knowledge that if the event is cancelled or you are unable to attend due to COVID-19, you can get a full refund.

Experience The Style

One of the most exciting horse racing fixtures of the Southwell Racecourse season, the all-important Ladies Day fashion is as dramatic as the live horse racing. A much-needed chance to get out of your working-from-home-wardrobe and dressed up in those forgotten ‘going out’ clothes, chic outfits and beautiful Ladies Day hats will be in abundance as racegoers put their best Jimmy Choo forward to impress the judges of the striking Advertiser Style Award; with the winning Ladies Day outfit taking home a selection of fantastic goodies – full details will be revealed soon!

Unlike Royal Ascot Ladies Day and The Epsom Derby, there's no official dress code at Southwell races Ladies Day, unless you’re in hospitality, therefore racegoers are not obligated to wear a Ladies Day hat or specific outfit style. However, even if you're not looking to enter the Advertiser Style Award, many guests – both male and female - enjoy indulging in some Ladies Day style by wearing a smart outfit for the occasion with lots of ladies adding a beautiful hat, fascinator or even a modern headband to make Ladies Day at the races a little bit more special.

Experience The Drama

It doesn't matter if you're new to watching live horse racing or if you've been to many horse racing fixtures before, the atmosphere a day at the races offers can't be beaten; soak it up as your horse thunders down the home straight and join in with other racegoer as they cheer on their horses in each of the seven thrilling horse races.

This year, Southwell Racecourse Ladies Day will take place during a flat racing fixture, so get ready to enjoy some face-paced action and thrilling finishes.

Experience The Food

As well as exciting live horse racing and fabulous Ladies Day fashion, there will be plenty of scrumptious food and drink available to purchase. Enjoy glasses of summer Pimm's, sparkling prosecco and of course glasses of smooth Champagne. To tempt your taste buds, they'll be a variety of delicious summery food available. Please be aware that no food or drink can be brought into the racecourse.

If you're looking for a truly indulgent Southwell races Ladies Day experience, upgrade to one of our first-class Ladies Day hospitality packages.

Ladies Day Tickets & Hospitality - SELLING FAST!

We are currently selling a reduced number of tickets for this sell-out event and a number of ticket options have SOLD OUT!

More tickets and hospitality packages will go on sale soon - including the popular VIP Lawn. Existing customers will get access to a priority window to book though, so don't delay. Get your ticket now before they go!

We also have a range of great value packages, which include entry plus some extras - why not enjoy the afternoon with Afternoon Tea which includes a glass of wine too?

So much to choose from!

Due to a likely reduced capacity, there are only limited tickets available so make sure you book quick so you don't miss out...

Dress Code
Most racegoers choose a smart casual outfit when attending the races and we discourage sportswear and ripped jeans. There are more formal dress codes in place for some of our premier ticket options as well as hospitality and restaurant packages. Please click here to view our dress code.
Kids Go Free!

Children 17 and under go free to the races when accompanied by an adult (some exclusions apply for Festival fixtures and Live After Racing events). You’ll need to select a child ticket when making your booking.

Tickets are ONLY available in advance. Advance tickets close at midnight the day before racing. A fulfilment fee may apply to some orders. This will be added at the checkout. All bookings are made in accordance with our terms and conditions of entry

If your plans change and you can no longer attend due to Coronavirus, you can transfer your booking or get a full refund.

From how to find us to what you can bring along, click here to get answers to all your questions'

Advanced Bookings Only

Popular Ticket Options

Prosecco Package for 2

Save £29* with this great-value Prosecco package.…This ticket gives you:

  • Two x General entry tickets to the racecourse, with access to the Grandstand, Parade Ring, bars and food outlets
  • Bottle of Prosecco
  • Discount already applied. Discount compared to on-the-day prices. This ticket will be sent via email.


Minster Lawn Package

The Minster Lawn package continues to remain one of our most popular packages. It includes the following: Admission tickets, one bottle of Prosecco per couple, afternoon tea, dedicated betting services, draught bar, guaranteed seating trackside (not individually reserved), and private toilet facilities. Please note no picnics are permitted in this area. Minimum booking of 2 packages applies. Maximum of 6 per party


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General Admission & Afternoon Tea

The perfect package for an elegant day at the races. The package includes: General admission ticket, afternoon tea, single glass of Rose wine


General Admission Advanced



To view our full range of tickets hit the button below. Alternatively, you can call our team on 01636 814481 or email us to arrange your booking.

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