Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 6°C

min temp: 1°C

Search

Newmarket: Tom Jones and Wet Wet Wet to headline Newmarket Nights

10:32 22 January 2014

Archant

Tom Jones and Wet Wet Wet have been confirmed as the first two acts for the ever-popular Newmarket Nights at The July Course.

shares

Tom Jones, currently appearing as a coach on BBC One’s The Voice, will perform at the racecourse on Friday, August 1.

It will be the third time in four years the Welsh superstar has performed at Newmarket, with his past performances attracting 22,000 fans.

A fortnight later, chart-toppers Wet Wet Wet will close the season of seven concerts at the racecourse, which are set to bring in 100,000 race goers over the course of the summer.

Amy Starkey, regional director of the east for Jockey Club Racecourses, said: “Adnams Newmarket Nights are an institution in East Anglia and beyond, and we are thrilled to announce Tom Jones and Wet Wet Wet as the first acts to be confirmed for our 28th season of concerts.

“Newmarket Nights and Tom Jones go together wonderfully well. Tom is regularly our most popular artist and his legions of followers will be thrilled that he is returning to The July Course on Friday 1st August.

“We’re expecting a rush for tickets for one of the ‘must be there’ music events of the whole of 2014.”

Other acts will be announced over the coming weeks.

For more information or to book tickets visit www.newmarketracecourses.co.uk, call 01638 675307 or email newmarket.boxoffice@thejockeyclub.co.uk.

shares

0 comments

A male cyclist has suffered a serious leg injury after being involved in a collision with a car in Ipswich this evening.

Firefighters at the scene of the blaze in Station Yard, Needham Market

The blaze is believed to have been in a storage unit

Poilce investigation work at the scene of the accident on the A12 at Martlesham Heath.

A toddler is fighting for their life in hospital after they were involved in a two-vehicle crash.

Wymondham Police Investigation Centre (PIC)

An Ipswich man has been charged with murder following a stabbing in Great Yarmouth.

The scene in Back Hamlet, Ipswich

Back Hamlet in Ipswich has reopened after what was described as an “unexploded grenade” was found.

Comedian Stewart Francis

“Nine of diamonds. Sorry, my mind is playing tricks with me.”

A model of Hogwarts Castle used in the filming of the Harry Potter films. Photo: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

Suffolk has featured in various films and TV shows over the years – but often it is well hidden or shown only briefly.

Sir Bob Russell meets with Paul Geater.

A fortnight ago in my column I was discussing the importance (or not) of car parking prices in attracting visitors to a town for a shopping trip or general day out.

The A12 as it approaches the Copdock roundabout.

One lane is blocked on the A12 at Copdock after a multi-vehicle crash.

Ipswich Park and Ride. Martlesham.

Hopes are rising that the park and ride service will be saved after talks between Suffolk County Council and the Ipswich Vision board.

Most read

Most commented

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Topic pages

Streetlife

Great British Life

Great British Life
MyDate24 MyPhotos24