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It's Family Fun Day at Wincanton Racecourse this Sunday - kids go free!

Tue 9 Apr '19, 12:57
By Lucy Johnson
It's Family Fun Day at Wincanton Racecourse this Sunday - kids go free!

There’ll be a free Easter egg for the first 250 kids to arrive, and it’s free for under-18s too! Face painting, rosette making, silk designing, an equiciser, bouncy castles and more, all FREE! There might even be some horse racing, too.

FREE entry to Wincanton Races for Wincanton Window readers on 7th March!

Fri 1 Mar '19, 15:40
By Dave Smith
FREE entry to Wincanton Races for Wincanton Window readers on 7th March!

Wincanton Racecourse has very generously offered visitors to the Wincanton Window the chance to go racing FOR FREE next Thursday, 7th March! The Racecourse arguably puts Wincanton on the map. If you haven't checked it out yet, now's your chance!

GBBO’s Prue Leith recently enjoyed a day at the Wincanton races

Mon 25 Feb '19, 11:23
By Lucy Johnson
GBBO’s Prue Leith recently enjoyed a day at the Wincanton races

The Great British Bake Off’s Prue Leith swapped her mixing bowls for a race card to enjoy a day at the races in Wincanton. She tucked into chilli con carne before judging the best turned-out horse in the second race.

Racing is back in Wincanton on Saturday after horse flu outbreak

Tue 12 Feb '19, 15:51
By Lucy Johnson
Racing is back in Wincanton on Saturday after horse flu outbreak

It’s all systems go for Wincanton Racecourse this Saturday, with a terrific day of top-class sport on the cards. Racing was given the green light to resume in Britain from tomorrow, after six blank days following an outbreak of equine influenza.

Wincanton Racecourse is in the top 11 to visit in England and Wales!

Mon 4 Feb '19, 20:36
By Lucy Johnson
Wincanton Racecourse is in the top 11 to visit in England and Wales!

Wincanton Racecourse has been confirmed as one of the top 11 racecourses to visit in England and Wales by national tourist board VisitEngland as part of the Racecourse Association’s Quality Assured Racecourse Scheme.

It's the Somerset National at Wincanton Racecourse on Thursday 17th January

Tue 15 Jan '19, 17:25
By Lucy Johnson
It's the Somerset National at Wincanton Racecourse on Thursday 17th January

The West Country’s lauded Somerset National, which is run on Thursday, January 17th, has a new sponsor with the race now run in the name of Healthy Pets. Seven races are on the card, which begins at 12:50pm.

Christmas jumpers at Wincanton Racecourse’s iconic Boxing Day meeting

Thu 20 Dec '18, 17:05
By Lucy Johnson
Christmas jumpers at Wincanton Racecourse’s iconic Boxing Day meeting

Boxing Day racing is a nation-wide tradition, and Wincanton’s meeting is immensely popular. Head up the road to the racecourse to continue your Christmas celebrations.

Big cheers for Somerset’s most historic race

Thu 8 Nov '18, 17:04
By Lucy Johnson
Big cheers for Somerset’s most historic race

The Badger Ales Trophy is Somerset’s most historic race that has thrilled the crowds since its inception in 1962, and this Saturday, 10th November, local trainer Paul Nicholls will be hoping to add further to the race’s rich history.

Gun dog displays and pint-sized racing at Wincanton Racecourse's Countryside Day

Wed 17 Oct '18, 18:01
By Lucy Johnson
Gun dog displays and pint-sized racing at Wincanton Racecourse's Countryside Day

On the last day of half term, it’s free to attend for everyone under 18 and there will be plenty of entertainment for the whole family, with gun dogs and ferrets in addition to the horse racing, and lots of other activities for kids.

Wincanton Town Football Club has its first home game this Saturday 29th

Mon 24 Sep '18, 19:45
By Chris Wise
Wincanton Town Football Club has its first home game this Saturday 29th

It has been a tough start to the season, having played the first six games of the season away, so now we need the support of the town for our home games, the first of which is this Saturday, 29th September, at Wincanton Sports Ground.

New adult swimming lessons at Wincanton Sports Centre

Thu 5 Apr '18, 16:22
By Paula Perrin
New adult swimming lessons at Wincanton Sports Centre

Wincanton Sports Centre is now offering adult swimming lessons. There are three sessions designed to take non-swimmers through the stages of "Dip Your Toe", "Learn More" and "Swim Faster. The first session will be free as a trial.

Local businesses give Wincanton Rugby Club a fresh look

Tue 19 Dec '17, 18:34
By Dave Flak
Local businesses give Wincanton Rugby Club a fresh look

Wincanton Rugby Club has received a cash boost from several local businesses to purchase a brand new and much needed home strip for the new season.

How 2017 will end for Wincanton Town Football Club

Sun 17 Dec '17, 12:46
By Chris Wise
How 2017 will end for Wincanton Town Football Club

We have three big games remaining in 2017, starting with local rivals Chard Town on the 23rd and the Boxing Day clash of Sherborne Town. We end the year at Chippenham on the 30th.

Ultimate Pro Wrestling returns to Wincanton Memorial Hall this weekend

Fri 10 Nov '17, 17:17
By Mark Fry
Ultimate Pro Wrestling returns to Wincanton Memorial Hall this weekend

Following several sold-out shows, Ultimate Pro Wrestling is back for another night of hard-hitting, high-flying, family-friendly wrestling entertainment.

Hello, from the triumphant Wincanton Town FC

Thu 9 Nov '17, 17:04
By Chris Wise
Hello, from the triumphant Wincanton Town FC

Hi all, and welcome to what will be the first in a monthly blog from me as Wincanton Town F.C. manager with the Wincanton Window. Our team beat a Yeovil Town 11 last night!

Any ladies for netball?

Thu 31 Aug '17, 11:46
By Jade Hansford
Any ladies for netball?

Robins Netball Club is always looking for new members, whether it's to play competitively, socially, for fun, to meet new people or just get fit! It doesn't matter if you haven't played for or a while, or never played at all – any ladies over the age of 14 are welcome!

150 years of National Hunt racing at Wincanton Racecourse

Thu 3 Aug '17, 13:24
By Fanny Charles
150 years of National Hunt racing at Wincanton Racecourse

Wincanton Racecourse celebrates its 150th birthday in August 2017 – and it’s not only a significant date for the town, it is an important anniversary for National Hunt racing generally.

Winky Sixes football tournament 2017

Tue 4 Jul '17, 20:24
By John Smith
Winky Sixes football tournament 2017

The annual Winky Sixes football tournament took place over the weekend of Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th June. Youth football teams from under 7s to under 15s from all over the Southwest gathered at Wincanton Sports Ground for the tournament.

FREE play at Wincanton Tennis Club's annual open day

Tue 11 Apr '17, 08:04
By Caroline Landymore
FREE play at Wincanton Tennis Club's annual open day

Wincanton Tennis Club at Wincanton Sports Ground is holding its annual open day this Saturday, 15th April, to which all abilities are welcome. Adults and juniors will be able to play for free, and juniors will be offered free coaching.

Milborne Port FC is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year

Sat 8 Apr '17, 08:35
By Simon Fox
Milborne Port FC is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year

Local businesses started Milborne Port Football Club back in 1891, and this year it celebrates its 125th anniversary. The club is holding a dinner at the Village Hall and invites all former players and supporters of local football to reminisce and celebrate this milestone.

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