The races and picnic will take place at Goggs Mill 2nd June, starting at 10.30. Entry to the event is free.
The Great Fakenham Duck Race
Super prizes and lots of fun
Ducks will cost £1.00 each and be available from 21st April at the Easter Sunday Funday until just before the race. Once you buy a duck it is entered into the race (you do not get to keep the duck)
This is a fun event and we are looking for some exciting and colourful boats. Why not give it a go. You must pre book.
In partnership with Wensum Ospreys. Click their logo for more information.
Corporate Duck Race
This is being overseen by the Rotary Club of Fakenham and District. Ducks can be purchased from them. Details coming soon. For more information contact Gordon Turner firstname.lastname@example.org 07881525407
Fakenham Corporate Super Duck race
Thanks to these local businesses that have purchased a duck. There is still time for your business to join in contact Gordon Turner email@example.com
Advanced Vehicle Wraps UK
Archant/Eastern Daily Press
Bill Cleyndert & Company Ltd
Dempsey Heating Ltd
Des Cooper Haircutters Ltd
Fakenham Garden Centre
Fakenham Sports Centre (Gallow)
Gowards Funeral Services
Hayes + Storr
Kiddell Kitchens Ltd
M D Williamson Carpets Ltd
MHA Larking Gowen
Mike Caesari Plumbing and Property Maintenance
R H Duffield Waste Services Ltd
Rotary Club of Fakenham and District
Soil Fertility Services (Downham Market)
Taylors (Coffee Shop), 5 Oak Street, Fakenham.
The Grove Veterinary Hospital
W J Aldiss Ltd
If your business decides to support this community project, we will aim to make the event as much fun as possible and encourage participation and attendance. We will also help promote your duck. We will aim to do this by;
- listing entries on our website
- posting on social media (we do Facebook, Instagram and twitter)
- distributing press and media releases
- we have arranged a photo shoot at the Bridge in Goggs Mill Road on Thursday 23rd May at 5.00pm. You are invited to bring along your duck and join us.
If you would like a stall contact Active Fakenham at firstname.lastname@example.org or ring 07887 803091
Parking and drop off
There is no parking at the event. You can park in town or see the North Norfolk Car Park website or Fakenham.info
There will be limited drop off.
There will be a Buskers Corner with live music
10.30 Rafts assembled on land for judging
11.00 Raft Racing
12.30 Fakenham Corporate Super Duck Race
1.00 Great Fakenham Duck Race
Through the day/morning
Food and stalls
Tea and Home Made cakes and sandwiches,Norfolk Country markets
Spanish Street food
Osprey Canoe Club
Inflatable (£3 for a wrist band for the day)
Fakenham Rugby Club
PARKING Please note there is noparking on site. You can park in town or at the James Beck carpark, Olivet Way, Fakenham NR219PD. All are approximately an eight minutes walk away. There is limited drop off for people with mobility problems.
There is no parking on site but here is parking in town. There is also free parking for the event at Becks Field on Olivet Way and a marked river walk to the event. Vehicles are left at owners risk and we accept o responsibility. The walk is about ten minutes and there is limited drop off facilities for people with mobility problems at the races.