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Jessie J plans open-air Carlisle concert

Jessie J will perform at Carlisle Racecourse on 27 July Credit: PA

Pop star Jessie J is to perform a an open-air concert in Carlisle this summer.

The 25-year-old will play Carlisle Racecourse on Sunday, 27 July.

It's one of three racecourses the singer will be playing across England this summer. She will also perform at Sandown and Haydock.

Tickets are on sale now and cost £33.

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Ex-Boyzone star hails "amazing" night at Carlisle Racecourse

Ronan Keating has tweeted his thanks to the crowd at yesterday's Ladies Night event for what he called an "amazing night."

Thousands turned out for the all female jockey event, where the star was performing in the evening.

Ronan was making the stop off in Carlisle as part of the Cancer Research UK tour.

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Ronan Keating en-route to Carlisle Races

Singer Ronan Keating has tweeted his excitement at performing at today's Ladies Night event at the Carlisle Races.

The former Boyzone star is singing at the venue to raise money for Cancer Research UK.

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On my way to @carlisleraces for the Gig tonight. Can't wait. Hope the rain stays off.

Sir Alex Ferguson hopes for a win at Carlisle Racecourse

Sir Alex Ferguson
Sir Alex Ferguson has a horse running at Carlisle Racecourse Credit: PA

Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has a horse running at Carlisle Racecourse this afternoon.

The 71-year-old, who ended his 26-year reign at Old Trafford this month, is joint owner of Forget Me Not Lane which will line up in the sixth of seven races at Monday's meeting.

Sir Alex's horse is likely to be among the favourites, having won its previous three races.

It is not yet known if Sir Alex will be at the racecourse to see how Forget Me Not Lane fares over one mile and three furlongs in the 4.55 at Carlisle.

Fergie's horse to run at Carlisle

Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson will have a horse running at Carlisle Racecourse on Bank Holiday Monday.

Forget Me Not Lane is among 11 horse racing at the 4.55 in Carlisle.

The 71-year-old Scot, who ended his 26-year reign at Old Trafford earlier this month is joint owner of the four-year-old gelding.

It is not yet known if Sir Alex will be at the racecourse.

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