Farnborough Donkey Derby Success-Thank you

Posted by on May 26, 2009 in Donkey Derby | 0 comments

Farnborough’s Donkey Derby took place yesterday and it was a tremendous success. The sun shone, the crowds came out and a good time was had by all. The event, which is organised by the local rotary clubs is an annual event that raises funds for local charities. The numbers are not in yet, but a guess (only by me your local on the ground reporter, who can’t really count) is that there was upwards of 5,000 people. The amount of money raised was………..I don’t...

Read More

Farnborough’s Donkey Derby

Posted by on May 18, 2009 in Community, Events | 0 comments

Its fast approaching,  one of the biggest local events in Farnborough. On Monday 26th May the traditionally English event of racing donkeys over 100 yards ridden by 10 year old children screaming with fright and delight is coming. Unfortunatley, the last two events have been cancelled, but the event has been a feature in Farnborough’s community since the 1960s and we are hoping that the good weather will return. But as I write this on the Monday before, it is looking grey and overcast,...

Read More

Farnborough’s Donkey Derby

Posted by on Apr 8, 2009 in Community, Events | 0 comments

The 2009 Donkey Derby will be held on Spring Bank Holiday, Monday 25 May, King George V Playing Field, Sycamore Road, Farnborough. Organised by the Rotary Clubs of Farnborough, Rushmoor and Blackwater Valley. Public are admitted from 12 noon. Entry is by programme (which gives entry to one person) and the price is £1.50 per adult and  £1 for children. Save money! Buy your programme in advance for ONLY £1 per person during our door-to-door sales in the two weeks leading up to the event. If...

Read More