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Celebrate with Wincanton Rugby Club at their first game on their new Sports Ground pitch

Thu 30 Sep 2021
By Justin French
Celebrate with Wincanton Rugby Club at their first game on their new Sports Ground pitch

They'll be celebrating at Wincanton Sports Ground this Saturday, in memory of ex-Chairman John Bastable. Join them for a BBQ, and bring friends and kids for a family social. There'll even be some rugby tots action.

Outdoor family film night - The Jungle Book [POSTPONED]

Wed 18 Aug 2021
By Dave Smith
Outdoor family film night - The Jungle Book <small style='color: red;'>[POSTPONED]</small>

Wincanton Sports Ground is hosting a free outdoor screening of the children's classic The Jungle Book on Saturday 21st August Friday 3rd September. This is a free family-friendly event, but to keep track of numbers entry will be by ticket only.

Wincanton Racecourse raises £1,250 for Community Hospital

Thu 1 Jul 2021
By Wincanton Racecourse
Wincanton Racecourse raises £1,250 for Community Hospital

Wincanton Racecourse’s General Manager, Jack Parkinson, has praised the local community for its “fantastic response” to a charity event organised by the track which has helped raise £1,250 for the Wincanton Community Hospital.

Have a go this Sunday at Wincanton Tennis Club's open day

Wed 30 Jun 2021
By Caroline Landymore
Have a go this Sunday at Wincanton Tennis Club's open day

Interested in finding out about our friendly club? Don your trainers, pick up a racquet and join us at our open day on Sunday 4th July. All ages welcome!

Wincanton Rugby Club update September 2020

Fri 18 Sep 2020
By Justin French
Wincanton Rugby Club update September 2020

After 10 years, the Club has returned to the Sports Ground at Moor Lane. Post-COVID, the Club welcomes new players but also needs financial support. They've set up a crowdfund to help with new equipment and maintenance.

A word from the Wise at Wincanton Town FC - September 2020

Mon 7 Sep 2020
By Chris Wise
A word from the Wise at Wincanton Town FC - September 2020

Wincanton will play its first home game of the new season tomorrow, after a crazy wait since March for competitive football. There has been quite a lot going on over the summer, including some new additions to the squad, but the team needs local support now more than ever.

A car boot sale at Wincanton Sports Ground!

Wed 26 Aug 2020
By Sean Corney
A car boot sale at Wincanton Sports Ground!

Wincanton Sports Ground will host a car boot sale on bank holiday Monday; the first in a little while, but if interest gathers it's possible it'll become a more regular offering. There's a growing number of interested buyers, so book your space now!

Exercise, COVID-19 and Wincanton Sports Ground

Wed 15 Apr 2020
By John Baxter
Exercise, COVID-19 and Wincanton Sports Ground

How lucky we are in Wincanton with the number of fine open spaces we have to get that vital exercise so important for us all as we face COVID-19. I think of the Recreation Ground and Wincanton Sports Ground.

FREE LIVE MUSIC: Loose Connections at Wincanton Sports Ground

Thu 20 Feb 2020
By Sean Corney
FREE LIVE MUSIC: Loose Connections at Wincanton Sports Ground

Wincanton Sports Ground will host a Loose Connections gig this weekend, so the people of Wincanton and beyond can enjoy a great night of live music and entertainment. Better still, entry is FREE, and there’s plenty of parking available right outside the door.

CAT Bus -> Racecourse timetable 2019/20

Thu 16 Jan 2020
By Dave Smith
CAT Bus -> Racecourse timetable 2019/20

Wincanton Racecourse will be using the CAT Bus as a complementary shuttle specifically for town residents for the remainder of this season. Times vary a little each race day, so please refer to this timetable.

One-to-one on Newcomers’ Day at Wincanton Racecourse

Mon 23 Dec 2019
By Lucy Johnson
One-to-one on Newcomers’ Day at Wincanton Racecourse

Newcomers to the sport of horse racing will have a dedicated member of Wincanton’s team to accompany them throughout the day, to help demystify the ins and outs of a day at the races on its Newcomers’ Day on 4th January 2020.

Wincanton Racecourse is ready for its biggest day of the year

Sun 22 Dec 2019
By Lucy Johnson
Wincanton Racecourse is ready for its biggest day of the year

Wincanton Racecourse is readying itself for the busiest raceday of its year; its Boxing Day meeting, when thousands will descend on the Somerset track to enjoy a day of relaxation, horses, friendships and camaraderie.

Dreaming of Silver on Wincanton’s Festive Raceday

Wed 27 Nov 2019
By Lucy Johnson
Dreaming of Silver on Wincanton’s Festive Raceday

Break free from your offices and head to Wincanton Racecourse for an early Christmas celebration on Thursday, 5th December. With the holiday season approaching, it’s the perfect time to gather friends and colleagues for a day out at the races.

Olympians help Wincanton Sports Centre raise funds for employee with brain tumor

Fri 15 Nov 2019
By Annie Slinn
Olympians help Wincanton Sports Centre raise funds for employee with brain tumor

Two Olympic swimmers joined fundraisers at an event held in support of 22-year-old Laura Skerritt, a teaching instructor at Wincanton Sports Centre, who is living with a tennis ball-sized brain tumour.

Wincanton Racecourse generously hosted a successful day in aid of Combat Stress

Wed 6 Nov 2019
By Sarah Jane Lewis
Wincanton Racecourse generously hosted a successful day in aid of Combat Stress

Wincanton Racecourse generously hosted a phenomenally successful day in aid of Combat Stress, the veteran’s mental health charity, on Sunday 27th October. There was a record turnout of racegoers and just over £65k was raised.

Spooky Fireworks & Bonfire at Wincanton Sports Ground

Tue 29 Oct 2019
By Sean Corney
Spooky Fireworks & Bonfire at Wincanton Sports Ground

Wincanton Sports Ground has been host to an annual fireworks event over the last few years. This year we have combined both Halloween and Bonfire Night to create a Spooky Fireworks and Bonfire night on Saturday 2nd November.

Somerset batsman will celebrate the return of racing to Wincanton

Mon 14 Oct 2019
By Lucy Johnson
Somerset batsman will celebrate the return of racing to Wincanton

Wincanton Racecourse will be welcoming retiring England and Somerset cricketer Marcus Trescothick to the official opening meeting of its new season on Thursday 17th October, along with a number of his county team mates.

Racing is returning to Wincanton a week early!

Mon 7 Oct 2019
By Lucy Johnson
Racing is returning to Wincanton a week early!

Racing returns to Wincanton Racecourse this Wednesday 9th October; a week earlier than initially planned. Entry is just £10 per person to this additional meeting which was originally allocated to Towcester.

Racing returns to Wincanton in mere weeks

Sat 24 Aug 2019
By Lucy Johnson
Racing returns to Wincanton in mere weeks

Wincanton Racecourse will be welcoming the winners in October when racing returns to the Somerset track. It’s the first of 16 meetings that will provide a feast of entertainment over the next seven months as favourite jump horses battle it out.

A new 3km running course around Wincanton Sports Ground

Thu 8 Aug 2019
By Sean Chapman
A new 3km running course around Wincanton Sports Ground

The Wincanton Sports Ground management team has set out a new 3km (1.86 miles) running course around the whole site. It covers several types of ground, including grass (possibly mud), gravel and tarmac, so come prepared. Here's a map!

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