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image for Fireworks/Bonfire item typePennies for the Guy at Leicester Racecourse

  • Quality Tourism in Leicestershire

Fireworks/Bonfire, Sat 4 Nov 2017

QLTY TOURISM IN LEICESTERSHIRE

Pennies for the Guy

Pennies for the Guy

Address

Leicester Road,
Oadby,
Leicester,
LE2 4AL

Details

Remember, remember…the fourth of November, as this is when Rainbows will be hosting the annual family-friendly bonfire night at Leicester Racecourse (LE2 4AL).

Perfect for all the family, our Bonfire Night promises to be filled with fun, laughter, enjoyment and spectacular fireworks. During the evening, you will also get to enjoy a brilliant bonfire which is certain to keep you toasty as night falls.

The family-friendly firework spectacular will also host an exciting funfair for thrill seekers to enjoy between 5.30pm and 10pm, while there will be a number of stalls, bars and food for you to enjoy.

5:30pm Gates and funfair open
7.00pm Children’s fireworks
7.30pm Lighting of the bonfire
8.00pm Main firework display
Funfair until 10.00pm

Baby changing facilitiesCash PointCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (with charge)Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsTelephone (public)Welcome HostWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitalityHelicopter landing

Children welcome

Leicester Racecourse can accommodate up to 600 cabaret style and up to 1000 theatre.

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 4 Nov 2017 17:30 to 22:00

Prices

ADVANCED TICKETS:
Individual Ticket: £6.50
Family Ticket: £25*

ON THE DAY:
Individual Ticket: £10
Family Ticket: £35*
Full price tickets shall be available at the gate on the night from 5.30pm.

*Family ticket includes 2 adults and up to 3 children aged 5-15. Children under 4 are free. Children 15 or under must be accompanied by an adult.

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 4 Nov Pennies for the Guy

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Cash PointCash Point
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (with charge)Credit cards accepted (with charge)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Helicopter landingHelicopter landing
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome

Leicester Racecourse can accommodate up to 600 cabaret style and up to 1000 theatre.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
    • Yesis gravel
    • Yesis grass
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesLift equipped with verbal floor announcements
  • YesLift equipped with raised floor numbers or braille numbers or letters
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities

General

  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system

Entrance

  • YesEntrance is well lit

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesLow potassium
    • YesLow sodium
    • YesNut free
    • YesAdditive free
    • YesOrganic
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesChildren's menu

Location

Directions

See location of Leicester Racecourse on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SK 611009  Lat: 52.60245 Long: -1.09926

Leicester Racecourse is situated at the junction of the A6 and the main Leicester Outer Ring Road (A563).

Bus services: 31, 31A, RR3 (Rural Rider), X3, X7.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 2 km from Leicester station