Following the success of The Jacksons in 2017, and Magic of Motown in 2018, The Jockey Club Live and Newmarket Racecourses are thrilled to announce the first show for the 2019 Newmarket Nights season; direct from London's West End - THRILLER LIVE.
After opening in the Lyric Theatre in London on 2 January 2009 to rave reviews, Thriller Live has since embarked on several world tours, played over 6500 shows globally to over 5 million fans, visited over 30 countries and entered the West End record books by becoming the longest running show in the Lyric Theatre’s 125-year history and the 14th longest running musical in the West End.
Expect your favourite songs delivered by an exceptionally talented cast and band, including: I Want You Back, ABC, Can You Feel It, Off The Wall, The Way You Make Me Feel, Smooth Criminal, Beat It, Billie Jean, Dirty Diana, Bad, Rock With You, They Don’t Care About Us, Dangerous, Thriller plus many more!
We have added a Silent Disco, Classic Arcade Games, a Hair & Make Up Stand and a Retro Photo Booth for Thriller Live on 19 July!
Not only can you experience the glitz and glamour of the West End as the hit musical Thriller Live comes to the races... you'll also be transported back to your favourite era through free activities throughout the day.
You can try your hand at beating your friends at Pacman or Space Invaders in the retro Arcade area, dress up in the photo booth and a capture a memento of the day, and dance the night away in the silent disco room with a DJ and three channels to listen to featuring 70s, 80s, and 90s music.
To help transport you back to your favourite era, there will also be two make up artists and hair stylists offering makeovers (or even zombie make-up from the Thriller video!) with prizes on the day for best fancy dress.
All experiences are free of charge to guests and will run throughout the day until Thriller Live takes the stage.
The Jockey Club Live offers a value for money experience unlike any other this summer. Alongside show-stopping headline performances by some of the worlds biggest artists, the action kicks off earlier in the day with a six race card - giving fans the chance to witness powerful equine athletes who are stars in their own right, and enjoy the thrilling drama and spectacle of them racing for glory. Whether you fancy a flutter or a dance with friends and family, the event is certain to be an odds on favourite for all.
Gates Open: 3:30pm | First race: 5:35pm | Last race: 8:45pm
Thriller Live on stage from: 9:05pm
Times are subject to change so please double check on the day of your visit for most accurate timings.
Grandstand & Paddock: £33
10% booking fee applies
The Summer House Restaurant
The Summer House is a tranquil restaurant with an exceptional ambience, fitting for a balmy day or evening whilst watching first class racing. The stunning air conditioned conservatory is light and airy, located at the heart of the Premier Enclosure and within a short walk to the winner’s enclosure, parade ring and finishing post. It is an enjoyable retreat from the hustle and bustle of a busy raceday and the perfect choice to entertain clients or celebrate a special occasion with family and friends in relaxed surroundings.
Book online or call 01638 675 300
The Trackside Pavilions
Book a hospitality experience at the Trackside Pavilions offering VIP hospitality in stylish surroundings. Each pavilion offers private facilities where guests can enjoy the quintessentially English summer raceday experience. Soak up the social atmosphere and excitement of top class racing or enjoy an evening of entertainment at one of our popular music nights from the comfort of your own exclusive decking area. The action is so close you can feel the ground tremor as the horses race towards the finishing line.
To book The Trackside Pavilions call 01638 675 300