Annual Duck Race, first Saturday in July,
Sowcar meadow (off Ingersley Road)
Once each year, rain or shine, we all gather in the meadow by Sowcar
brook (off Ingersley Road) for the annual Duck Race! But it's so
much more than just a Duck Race with sideshows, tombola, and burger
stands - you will find a whole afternoon's entertainment, especially
for the children!
In previous years it has been held in glorious sunshine with a huge
crowd attending. More than £2,000 was raised for the Cadets at
Adult and Children's Duck
Races - BBQ - Refreshments - Stalls and Games.
A great day out
for the whole family!
adult ticket and £1.00 children’s ticket.
The prizes are
£100, £50 and £25 cash for the adult race and £50, £20
and £10 Argos vouchers for the children’s race. In these credit
crunch times these prizes in exchange for £1.50p adult ticket
and £1.00 children’s ticket is a bargain in addition to a quacking
good afternoon out! We will be having our usual BBQ, stalls
and games and commentary from Canalside Radio.
Canalside Community Radio's Nick Wright officiates!
Once he has the runners (floaters?) under orders ...
... they're off! They might start out together but a lot can happen in the couple of hundred metres to the finish ...
... and here they come, around the last bend, and the winner is ...
Further information from TS
Ardent, Grimshaw Lane