The Grand Norwich Duck Race 2019
Come get quackers with us for the seventh annual Grand Norwich Duck Race #GNDR19 in partnership with The Ribs of Beef public house, Norfolk Paddle Company, the Broads Authority and the Maids Head.
The Grand Norwich Duck Race is one that individuals, companies and community groups can get involved in – culminating in a fun filled day by the water’s edge on bank holiday Sunday 25th August.
Ducks race from St George’s Bridge to St Fye’s Bridge, outside the Ribs of Beef Public House.
The Fun starts at 11am, with a duck parade on St George’s Bridge from midday to race start at 2.00pm.
There will also be a cake stall, ice creams, face painting, Archers Butcher’s sausage stall, little duck stall, games and other activites for everyone to enjoy.
The Lord Mayor or Sheriff of Norwich will open the proceedings on St George’s Bridge:
2.00pm Individual Duck Race – 3,000 little ducks will take to the water to swim their way to the finish line.
2.30pm Large Painted Duck Race – large decorated ducks take to the water to compete to win the Grand Norwich Duck Race trophy.
SPONSOR YOUR DUCK NOW – ENTER BY CLICKING THE ‘Buy Online’ BUTTON BELOW . . .
Individual Little Ducks – Just £2 each to sponsor and you can sponsor as many as you wish! Each duck sponsored will be allocated to a duck in the race. There are prizes galore to be won for winning ducks, including;
One night Bed and Breakfast for Two at the Maids Head, Norwich
Vouchers for Days Out and Restaurants
+ many, many more prizes
This event could not happen without our supporters and partners . . . Norfolk SUP Paddle Company and The Broads Authority and a group of dedicated volunteers on the day.
You can join the event on
Follow the event on twitter @norwichduckrace
£100 each to sponsor and all the ducks are of a ‘giant’ size – steady on the water and great to colour and decorate as is your company’s wish! The ‘Duck Trophy’ goes to the winning giant duck over the line first!
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