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Sat 30th June: Preview Event – C, K

Junk Orchestra

Palace House (2.30pm)

Join Mr. Junkman and discover the sonic delight of everyday objects rescued from the urban wasteland – and learn how to build your own orchestra at home! Tickets: £5 per participant; booking essential (all children must be accompanied) *Kids

Brought to Palace House by the Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds as part of ‘Once Upon a Festival’

For more info, see

Tues 3rd July -F, C,FSchools' Concert

Schools’ Concert for Retired Residents of Newmarket

St Mary’s Church (1-3pm)

A special concert, uniting young & old! Free lunch for the audience from noon in the Turner Hall, courtesy of Bedford Lodge Lodge Hotel & Newmarket Racecourses.

Wed 4th , Thurs 5th, Fri 6th July – C

Rhythm Joint Record Hop

Exning Rd Working Men’s Club (7.30pm-11.30pm)

DJ Paul plays Jazz, R&B and Big Band sounds. Pay on door: £5

Sat 7th July – F, C,K

Dr Phil, Soul Man

Exning Rd Working Men’s Club (8.30pm-11.30pm)

Soul and Reggae night. Pay on door: Members £5; Non-Mem £7


Molly Maguires

Bill Tutte Memorial (10am-12.30pm)

Entertainment before the Carnival! *Free *Comm *Kids

Carnival Parade & Carnival   

High St (12.30pm) & the Severals (from 1pm)

Sun 8th – F, C,K

Newmarket Town Band

All Saints Church (3-5pm)

Our Town Band has delighted local audiences for over 60 years! Enjoy your favourites – and a cream tea!

Fri 13th – C, K

Tea Dance

Memorial Hall

2-4pm – £4.5 on door


Newmarket Community Choir Festival Concert

All Saints Church (7.30pm)

Sun 15th – F, C

Live Rock with Den ‘n’ Dave

The Bushel (6-8pm)

Dennis Stratton (ex-Iron Maiden) & Dave Edwards (Remus Down Boulevard).

Thurs 19th 

Newmarket Chamber Orchestra – C, K

All Saints Church (8pm)

Ticket Price £7pp – Pay on the door. Refreshments are included



Jancis Harvey

Newmarket Day Centre (1.30-2.30pm)

Much admired local folk-singer: vocal and guitar. Tea and cake will be served.


Fri 20th – C

Newmarket Nights 3       

Craig David                

Adnams July Racecourse (3.40-10.30pm)

Sat 21stCeroc

Ceroc! Dance demonstration, with CerocCam – F, C, K

Bill Tutte Memorial (11am-12.30)

Come and see this fun exciting partner dance, taking influences from almost every other style of dance!


Salsa Dance – C

Turner Hall (7.30-11pm)

For more information, please ring 01638 603489. Tickets: £8

Vintage 50s – 70s Night – C

Exning Rd Working Men’s Club (8.30pm-11.30pm)

With Paul from Pay on door: £6

Wed 25th – C

Jazz and Chocolate

Artistry in Cocoa, 25 Granby St,  CB8 8HE

Chocolate cafe & ice cream parlour with cream teas, and informal live saxophone jazz: 2 – 4pm, free entry

Tutored chocolate tasting 7.30 – 8.15pm (£5 please book), followed by live jazz and chocolate cafe until 9.30pm, free entry

Tickets for tasting available from 01638 660503 or

Thurs 26th

Lunchtime Recital – F

St Mary’s Church – Time to be advised

Enjoy the music of cellist Yalda Davis and pianist James Recknell; for more information, please ring 01638 603489

Memorial Gardens Summer Entertainment – F, C, K

Magic Show

Memorial Gardens, 2-3pm

Fri 27th

Ten Pieces I AND II – F, C,K

Memorial Hall (11am-1.30pm)

A thrilling musical adventure with your favourite celebrities – Pixie Lott, James May, Katy B + more! The BBC’s fabulous introduction to classical music will amaze you! Free pizza for children. Sponsored by Domino’s Pizzas


Newmarket Nights 4 -C

Plan B

Adnams July Racecourse (3.40-10.30pm)

Sat 28thInternational Celebration

International Community Celebration -F, C, K

Bill Tutte Memorial (10.30am-12.30pm)

Discover the traditions of the many people proud to live in our town: dancing, singing and more!


Skyliners Band – C

Exning Rd Working Men’s Club (8.30-11.30pm; doors open from 7pm)

1960s to current era. Ticket only (available from Club)

Sun 29th – C

Barry Tyler’s Original Dixieland Jazz Band

Exning Rd Working Men’s Club (12.30-3.30pm)

All welcome. Pay on door: price tba

Newmarket Music Festival

Organised by local volunteers, supported by the District and County Councils.

We are passionate about bringing like-minded people together, sharing resources and celebrating music and our town! We welcome feedback, support and ideas for the future.