Investec Derby Festival †

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 2ND JUNE 2012

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OPENING TIMES
Gates open 10.30am
PRICES
Adults from £15 (Oaks day), £25 (Derby day), Accompanied under 18s FREE both days | Access to centre of course and The Hill FREE both days

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Investec Derby FestivalHer Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will begin her Diamond Jubilee celebrations by attending the Investec Derby Day on 2nd June 2012. The event is just one of a series of special celebrations marking The Queen's 60th anniversary which gives us an extended weekend with an additional Bank Holiday on Tuesday 5th June. This famous race meeting is one of the oldest and greatest horse races in the world, established by the Earl of Derby in 1779. Today this race for three-year-olds attracts prize money of over a million pounds and crowds approaching 100,000. The rolling hills of the Epsom Downs make this course a unique challenge for horses and jockeys alike. It is also one of the most glamorous events in the international racing calendar. The Queen arrives by carriage, followed by thousands of spectators in their best togs. Racing gets underway at 2pm sharp. The Investec Derby itself takes place on the Saturday, while Friday features a race called The Investec Oaks, and, more importantly, Investec Ladies' Day, which is as much a fashion show as a horse race. Last year, Mickael Barzalona riding French trained Pour Moi won the Investec Derby with The Queen's horse, the 5-2 favourite Carlton House, coming in fourth - she'll be hoping she can improve on that in 2012 to mark her special anniversary year.

About Epsom Downs Racecourse

Home of both The Investec Derby and The Investec Oaks, Epsom Downs Racecourse is less than an hour by rail from London Victoria or just over an hour from Waterloo Station. Early June's Investec Derby (arguably the most famous horse race in the world) is the UK's premier thoroughbred horse race for three-year-old colts and fillies, while the Investec Oaks (also raced in early June) is the third of Britain's five Classic races to be held during the season. More about Epsom Downs Racecourse

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Epsom Railway Station
29 minutes walk

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Rose Theatre Kingston
London > Entertainment > Theatres
24-26 High Street, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 | 7 miles from Investec Derby Festival
The Rose Theatre, Kingston is an 850 seat venue ideally suited to Shakespeare which opened in 2008 in the centre of Kingston Upon Thames. The design ... More
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The Fighting Cocks (Outside the Box comedy club)
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
56 Old London Road, Kingston upon Thames, KT2 | 7 miles from Investec Derby Festival
Bill Bailey, Jimmy Carr and Robin Williams have all performed at this Kingston club, voted fourth best comedy club by The Guardian. Outside the Box run ... More
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Polka Children's Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
240 The Broadway, SW19 | 7.8 miles from Investec Derby Festival
The Wimbledon-based Polka Children's Theatre is one of the few venues in the UK which produces and directs work solely for kids. Opened in 1979, the ... More
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Chessington World of Adventures
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Leatherhead Road, Chessington, Surrey, KT9 | 3.6 miles from Investec Derby Festival
In the beginning, Chessington World of Adventures was a nondescript zoo with a few fairground rides tacked on. Now it's a fully-fledged theme park which ... More
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Sea Life at Chessington World of Adventures & Zoo
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
Leatherhead Road, Chessington, Surrey, KT9 | 3.6 miles from Investec Derby Festival
Watch sharks swimming overhead and tickle the tummy of a sting ray at the aquatic Sea Life centre at Chessington World of Adventures & Zoo. Opened ... More
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National Trust: Morden Hall Park
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Morden Hall Road, Morden, SM4 | 6.7 miles from Investec Derby Festival
It may be in south west London, in the London borough of Merton, but a walk around Morden Hall Park feels like an outing to the ... More
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Christmas Trees: Pines and Needles, Bushy Park
London > Shopping > Specialists
Diana Car Park, Bushy Park, KT8 | 7.3 miles from Investec Derby Festival
A rose-nosed reindeer walks into a bar and the elf barman says: "Why the long face?" Rudolf duly replies: "I've got pines and needles". Yes, yes... ... More
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Gina Conway Aveda Lifestyle Salon Wimbledon
London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
22-23 Wimbledon Hill Road, SW19 | 7.8 miles from Investec Derby Festival
This excellent hair and beauty clinic on Wimbledon Hill Road offers the full range of hair and beauty treatments as well as yoga classes. Gina Conway ... More
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The Lawn Bakery
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
9 High Street, Wimbledon Village, SW19 | 7.9 miles from Investec Derby Festival
Chef Ollie Couillaud and restaurateur Akbar Ashurov, owners of the nearby Lawn Bistro, have taken over the site of the local bakery in Wimbledon Village ... More
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Seraffino Italian Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
85 - 87 Manor Road, Sutton, SM6 | 5.6 miles from Investec Derby Festival
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The French Table
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
85 Maple Road, KT6 | 6.1 miles from Investec Derby Festival
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Cocum
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
9 Approach Road, Raynes Park, SW20 | 6.7 miles from Investec Derby Festival
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Education near Investec Derby Festival

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Don Quijote UK
London > Education > Language Courses
2 Stoneleigh Park Road, Epsom, KT19 | 3.3 miles from Investec Derby Festival
Don Quijote UK sets you up with Spanish and other foreign language courses... in their home country. This is of course the best way to learn. These ... More
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Linguaphone Group
London > Education > Language Courses
Liongate Enterprise Park, 80 Morden Road, CR4 | 6.7 miles from Investec Derby Festival
Linguaphone is one of the most popular and effective ways of learning a language. Listen, repeat understand. That's their slogan, and the technique works very well ... More
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Music Everything Ltd
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Parchmore Place, CR7 | 9.1 miles from Investec Derby Festival
This popular, affordable music school delivers short and intensive part time courses in music production/technology, sound engineering, vocal techniques and keyboard/guitar/dj skills. They also have studios to ... More
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Investec Derby Festival gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Hampton Court Palace Golf Club
London > Leisure > Golf
Hampton Wick, Kingston-upon-Thames, KT1 | 7.2 miles from Investec Derby Festival
Situated in the grounds of Henry VIII’s former residence, Hampton Court Palace, with deer roaming about the fairway, this golf course is an agreeable choice for ... More
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Royal Tennis Court, Hampton Court
London > Leisure > Racquet Sports
Hampton Court Palace, Surry, KT8 | 7.2 miles from Investec Derby Festival
Set in 60 acres of beautiful gardens, Hampton Court charts the last 500 years of royal history from the time of Henry VIII. Not only that, ... More
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Ridgway Stables
London > Leisure > Activities
93 Ridgway, Wimbledon Village, SW19 | 7.6 miles from Investec Derby Festival
Slap-bang in between Richmond Park and Wimbledon Common, Ridgway Stables offers one of the best locations in Greater London for exploring the capital on horseback. Kids ... More
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Marney's Village Inn
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Alma Road, Esher, KT10 | 6.3 miles from Investec Derby Festival
This picturesque pub is an out-of-town hidden gem, perfect for a Sunday jaunt or if you're visiting nearby Hampton Court. Marney's Village Inn is the kind ... More
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The Crooked Billet
London > Nightlife > Pubs
14-15 Crooked Billet, Wimbledon Common, SW19 | 7.6 miles from Investec Derby Festival
In the warm summer months faithful punters from The Crooked Billet buy their pints before crossing the road to drink on the large swathe of grass ... More
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Hand in Hand
London > Nightlife > Pubs
6 Crooked Billet, Wimbledon Common, SW19 | 7.6 miles from Investec Derby Festival
This great little rustic pub in Wimbledon Village on the edge of the common is a welcoming place with honest bar food - pies are a ... More
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All Bar One Wimbledon
London > Nightlife > Bars
37 Wimbledon Hill Road, SW19 | 7.8 miles from Investec Derby Festival
Bright airy chain bars with a good range of beer, wine and spirits offering reasonable gastropub style food. Comfortable, with plenty of tables, leather sofas, polished ... More
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Tea Box
London > Nightlife > Bars
7 Paradise Road, TW9 | 10.3 miles from Investec Derby Festival
Mostly the pick of London's traditional afternoon teas are found within the city's top hotels. But the Tea Box in Richmond's Paradise Road exists only to ... More
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Munki
London > Nightlife > Bars
12 Putney High Street, SW15 | 10.7 miles from Investec Derby Festival
Cocktails for cheeky monkeys are served at Munki, a late night bar offering sophisticated drinks at a 100-cover venue split over three floors and overlooking Putney ... More
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Meeting venue hire near Investec Derby Festival

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Hampton Court Palace
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hampton Court Palace, Hampton Court, KT8 | 7.2 miles from Investec Derby Festival
Travel through over 500 years of rich royal history reflected in the palace's varied and stunning mix of Baroque and Tudor architecture. The winding corridors, lavish ... More
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Southside House
London > Business > Venue Hire
3-4 Woodhayes Rd, Wimbledon Common, SW19 | 7.5 miles from Investec Derby Festival
Secreted behind high walls, Southside House is locked in the past. Originally a Tudor farmhouse, little has changed since the renovations completed in 1685 by ... More
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Ham House & Gardens
London > Business > Venue Hire
Ham Street, Richmond-upon-Thames, TW10 | 9.4 miles from Investec Derby Festival
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