For many years, rain or shine, we all gathered in the meadow by Sowcar brook (off Ingersley Road) for the annual Duck Race! But it was so much more than just a Duck Race with sideshows, tombola, and burger stands – you would find a whole afternoon’s entertainment, especially for the children!
It was often held in glorious sunshine with a huge crowd attending. More than £2,000 was raised for the Cadets at one event!
Adult and Children’s Duck Races – BBQ – Refreshments – Stalls and Games.
A great day out for the whole family!
|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