Great Scarecrow Ball Race

2020: * UPDATE * This event is cancelled this year due to the coronavirus pandemic – we hope to be back in 2021

Sunday 10th May 2020:

  • Begins as the Fair closes (~4pm) led by Espirito Samba
  • Usually starts at the Millenium Flood Gardens and the finishing line is at Wray Bridge (weather dependent)
  • Get your tickets from village outlets displaying a poster… and from the mad ball lady!
  • Tickets cost £1 each
  • 1st prize – £25
  • 2nd prize – £10
  • 3rd prize – £5
  • All procedings to local charities

 

 


2019:

Bank Holiday Monday 6th May 2019:

  • Begins after the Fair closes (approximately 4pm)
  • Usually starts at the Millenium Flood Gardens and the finishing line is at Wray Bridge (weather dependent)
  • Get your tickets from village outlets displaying a poster… and from the mad ball lady!
  • Tickets cost £1 each
  • 1st prize – £25
  • 2nd prize – £10
  • 3rd prize – £5
  • All procedings to local charities

 


 

2018:

Sunday 6th May 2018:

  • Begins after children’s Soap Box Derby (mid-afternoon)
  • Starts at the Millenium Flood Gardens and the finishing line is at Wray Bridge
  • Get your tickets from village outlets displaying a poster… and from the mad ball lady!
  • Tickets cost £1 each
  • 1st prize – £25
  • 2nd prize – £10
  • 3rd prize – £5
  • All procedings to local charities