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Doncaster's 10 day festival is back!

The 2015 St Leger racing Festival will take place from the 5th to 14th September.

Once again Doncaster will be celebrating Doncaster’s long history and rich heritage, centred around the oldest classic horse race in the world.

Further details will follow as the festival programme is developed

St Leger Festival Week Facts:

Since 1776 the St Leger Stakes – the world’s oldest classic horse race –has been the biggest event in Doncaster’s social calendar.

The St Leger Festival Week is a 10 day celebration of racing, music, fine food, arts and culture. Alongside four days of race meetings, visitors from all over the world will come to enjoy:

  • Roman soldiers set up camp at the Minster with marches and displays through town

  • Doncaster Live – a free open air rock concert in the historic Market Place

  • Opera, live music and dancing in Regent Square

  • Champagne breakfasts at venues throughout town

  • Live music throughout the week, from jazz to folk to rock

  • Special shows at the Cast, Doncaster Little Theatre and The Dome, with comedy nights, plays and live bands

  • Funfairs at Doncaster racecourse

  • Beer Festivals

  • Organ recitals and wine tasting at the Minster

  • And much, much more!

Stay a few extra nights in Doncaster and enjoy shopping at Doncaster Market (now officially the best in Britain), the Frenchgate Centre or Lakeside and take in some of the top attractions such as Brodsworth Hall, Conisbrough Castle or the Yorkshire Wildlife Park with its lions and tigers!


Plan your journey to and from Doncaster Racecourse


Tourist Information Centre

eMail: tourist.information@doncaster.gov.uk | Tel: 01302 734309

The Blue Building, 38-40 High Street, Doncaster, DN1 1DE

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