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Events at Sandy Park, Exeter

PUBLISHED: 11:58 11 April 2017 | UPDATED: 11:58 11 April 2017

The Mitsubishi Motors Exeter 7s returns to Sandy Park for the third time

The Mitsubishi Motors Exeter 7s returns to Sandy Park for the third time

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It’s a busy time as always at Sandy Park as we reveal with this special preview of six great events coming up at the home of the Exeter Chiefs

We like to keep busy at Sandy Park; so as well as a packed rugby schedule, we also have a full calendar of events throughout the year. Here are six coming up in 2017:

1. Big Chiefs Quiz

Team up and test your sporting, music and general knowledge in the Big Chiefs Quiz at Sandy Park on Wednesday, 26 April.

The quiz will be set and hosted by the Chiefs’ official Away Day Quiz Master, scrum-half Haydn Thomas, and some of the Exeter Chiefs squad will be on hand to offer assistance to teams.

The winning team will receive six weekend passes to this year’s Mitsubishi Motors Exeter 7s.

Entry for a team of six costs £75, which includes food on the evening.

2. Comedy at the Park

Comedy nights at Sandy Park are held regularly throughout the year. The next confirmed date is Friday, 28 April and the line-up includes MC Barry Castagnola and comedians Steve Day, Karen Bayley and Andy Wilky. The following date is scheduled for Friday, 23 June with a line-up to be confirmed closer to the time.

Tickets cost £10, or £15 to include food.

3. Exeter Chiefs End of Season Awards Dinner

An extremely popular event each year, the 2017 End of Season Awards Dinner will be taking place at Sandy Park on Thursday, 4 May.

The evening will feature the Players’ Annual Awards Presentation, a charity auction and raffle in aid of the Exeter Foundation and live music.

A table of ten is £700, including a four-course gourmet dinner and four complimentary bottles of wine per table. Each table is also accompanied by a member of staff from the playing side.

To book contact Toni Percival on 01392 890900 or tonipercival@exeterchiefs.co.uk

Sandy Park will open its doors to future brides on Sunday, 7 May Sandy Park will open its doors to future brides on Sunday, 7 May

4. Sandy Park Spring Wedding Fair

Sandy Park will open its doors to future brides on Sunday, 7 May for the Spring Wedding Fair.

Between 10.30am and 3pm the Exeter Suite will be showcasing an extensive range of local wedding suppliers. Sandy Park’s Chiefs Suite will also be set up for a Civil Ceremony and Wedding Breakfast to display our facilities as a Wedding Venue.

Entry is free for all guests with a complimentary drink, canapés and a goody bag on arrival.

There are also limited opportunities available to exhibit at the fair; please contact a member of the Events Team on 01392 427427.

5. Show of Hands

Steve Knightley and Phil Beer are widely acknowledged as the finest acoustic roots duo in England, and they will be bringing their music to Sandy Park for an exclusive concert on Friday, 16 June.

Tickets will be available from Monday 6 March.

6. Mitsubishi Motors Exeter 7s

The Mitsubishi Motors Exeter 7s returns to Sandy Park for the third time on 15-16 July. Twelve of Europe’s top international Rugby 7s teams will compete in what is the final leg of the Rugby Europe Sevens Grand Prix Series.

With thousands of fans heading to Sandy Park for previous events, the 2017 event is set to be even bigger and better with more rugby and entertainment on offer for spectators.

Tickets are available from www.sandypark.co.uk/sevens and prices are as follows:

Weekend Pass

Adult: £30

Student: £20

Child: £10

Day Pass

Adult: £20

Student: £10

Child: £5

A community 7s tournament, the SW Rugby 7s, also runs alongside the Mitsubishi Motors Exeter 7s. For more information on how to enter a team visit swrugby7s.co.uk
Keep up-to-date with the latest news at Sandy Park at sandypark.co.uk and you can book tickets for all the above events at sandypark.co.uk/book


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