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Wincanton Town FC (Youth Section) and AFC Bournemouth are running a soccer school over the Easter holidays between 3rd and 5th April 2013. Places are filling fast, so apply right now!
Wincanton Sports Centre has a range of great holiday activities on offer from Tuesday 2nd April - Friday 12th April. Wet or dry, there's something for everyone.
Wincanton's infamous Children's Day coincides with the Easter Holidays on Sunday, 21April. The day stages a feast of child-friendly activities: pony racing and a donkey derby, ball skills with Yeovil Town Football Club and riding a rodeo bull simulator!
Later this month, Sunday 24th March, sees Wincanton Racecourse celebrate Countryside Day with an action packed day of displays and interactive demonstrations that show the different aspects of glorious countryside pursuits, coupled with competitive racing.
Wincanton Town FC (Youth Section) in conjunction with AFC Bournemouth, go from strength to strength, with extra coaching from AFCB coaches and five soccer schools from February to October.
Got the mother-in-law staying? Have a couple of spare hours in between school runs? Like to learn about a new sport? Then why not take advantage of Wincanton Racecourse's FREE ADMISSIONS RACEDAY on Thursday 7th March?
Following recent success for champion trainer Paul Nicholls and the Tizzard family, both will be on hand at Wincanton Racecourse's Cheltenham Festival Preview Evening on Thursday 28th February.
Wincanton Sports Centre has kitted out its gym with new Virtual Active by Matrix CV equipment. Designed to create a multi-sensory experience, the software immerses users into landscapes ranging from the Grand Canyon to Hawaii.
Next month (Saturday February 16th) Wincanton Racecourse stages its top race, the historic Grade 2 Bathwick Tyres Kingwell Hurdle, a key trial for the Stan James Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham, with a £60,000 prize fund.
Wincanton Racecourse recently announced its 2013 prize fund has increased by £200,000 to secure an annual fund in excess of £1 million. On average, Wincanton's prize money per race day for 2013 will be over £60,000.
Budding nine-year-old jockey, Arron Butterfield, from Somerset, was set a school challenge to raise money for Children in Need. With the task in hand, the youngster came racing at Wincanton and started a fundraising initiative.
A goal either side of half time separated these two local rivals in a thrilling Wyke Farms School League Cup Final on Monday 17th December. Read on for the full match report and photo.
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