Events & Tickets
Events & Tickets
Plan Your Raceday
Plan Your Raceday
Venue Hire
Venue Hire PackagesVenue Information
The Racecourse
The Racecourse
Buy Tickets


Shires Web Event

Find out more about The Shires!

Last year the duo of Ben Earle and Crissie Rhodes became one of the UKs biggest breakout successes of 2015 after they released their debut album ‘Brave’ early in the year on Decca Nashville. The Shires have taken the support from industry tastemakers they received early on in their career and built it into radio ... Read more

Shires Web Event

The Shires at Chelmsford City Racecourse this July!

Chelmsford City Racecourse is going a little bit Country this July when singing sensations The Shires perform! The Home Counties duo will take to the stage at the Racecourse following an evening of thoroughbred racing action. The Shires, aka Ben Earle and Crissie Rhodes, are “spearheading a British country boom” according to the Daily Mail. ... Read more


Blue to perform after racing at Ladies Day this June!

Chelmsford City Racecourse can reveal that noughties pop legends Blue will perform live after racing at Ladies Day this Summer. The third annual Ladies Day, on the 22nd of June, is the most glamorous event in the Essex calendar and with the addition of Blue, it should prove to be an amazing event. Sip champagne ... Read more


Look out for your Golden Ticket in the Fairwood this February!

Book into the Fairwood Restaurant this February and you could be in with the chance to win some amazing prizes here at Chelmsford City Racecourse!   Look out for a Golden Ticket on your seat in the restaurant – if you find one on your chair, fill in the details and you will be entered ... Read more


Racing Post gives positive reaction to CCR plans

  This article is from the Racing Post today (11th January 2017). A shorter online version can be found here. Chelmsford City Racecourse is a major step closer to fulfilling ambitious dreams that will include a new turf track on the inside of the existing all-weather racing surface after planning permission was granted for a ... Read more


GIFT VOUCHERS – The perfect present this Christmas!

Struggling for present ideas? Can’t face a trip to the shops during the busy festive season? Don’t worry – Chelmsford City Racecourse has got you covered! We are now offering gift vouchers for 2017, the perfect gift for the horse racing fan in your life. Alternatively, these can be redeemed against restaurant bookings, so why ... Read more


12 Days of Christmas at CCR!

We’re giving away 12 incredible prizes this Christmas for the 12 days of Christmas – enter your details below for the chance to win! Each day, starting from Sunday 11th December, we will be giving away a fabulous prize! This culminates on the 12th day of Christmas, the 22nd December (our last fixture of 2016), ... Read more

photo 1 horses

Tickets for January to March 2017 available now!

Tickets are now available for all our fixtures between January & March 2017. Start your new year with a bang by joining us at Chelmsford City Racecourse. We have 14 fixtures in the first three month of next year, with #ThursdayNightsUnderLights continuing – there’s just 2 Thursdays without fixtures until the end of March. We ... Read more


UB40 at Chelmsford City Racecourse in 2017!

We are delighted to announce that we will welcome UB40 on 12 August 2017. UB40 – featuring original members Ali Campbell, Astro and Mickey Virtue – will be bringing their inimitable blend of reggae and pop greatest hits to the newest Racecourse in the Uk. The famous band will take to the stage after a ... Read more


Trotting at CCR!

We are delighted to be hosting two trotting races towards the end of our fixture on 10th November 2016. The two races will take place at 30 mins intervals after the twilight thoroughbred card of 7-8 races has been completed. This is a first for CCR and we are pleased to welcome TROTBritain who will ... Read more