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Unfortunately the Food and Drink Festival is taking a break this year and will not take place in 2022.

We hope the Food and Drink Festival will return in 2023!


17th - 18th September 2022

Charities

SINCE 2012 WE HAVE RAISED OVER A QUARTER OF A MILLION POUNDS FOR CHARITY

This Henry Cecil Open Weekend 2022 will continue to support racing staff in Newmarket and the wider local community by raising funds for:

Racing Welfare

The Henry Cecil Open Weekend will continue to raise funds for its main beneficiary – Racing Welfare.

Through funds raised by the Open Weekend Racing Welfare completed the renovation of MacDonald Buchanan House, providing 18 units of high-quality accommodation for young racing staff in the town.

Racing Welfare has also proved invaluable  to many individuals in the the industry, offering essential services and support for racing staff through the pandemic.

https://racingwelfare.co.uk

Newmarket Heath Ambulance

A fundraising initiative to purchase a quick response unit for work riders on Newmarket Heath.

Newmarket Day Centre

Newmarket Day Centre is a community centre in Newmarket, providing food, fun and friendship to those aged over 50, combatting loneliness and depression. 

http://www.newmarketdaycentre.co.uk

National Horse Racing Museum 

The National Horse Racing Museum, located in Newmarket, preserves and promotes the history of horse racing.

https://www.nhrm.co.uk

The Henry Cecil Open Weekend has previously supported; British Racing School, National Horse Racing Museum, IJF, Magpas, East Anglia Air Ambulance, Newmarket Day Centre, Newmarket Racing Centre, amongst others.