Posted by Chris on Sunday, 22 February 2015 at 06:53:32
Filed under: Events, Lymm, Competitions, Charity, Fundraising, Village centre
The Lymm Duck Race returns on Easter Monday (April 6th) and organisers Lymm and District Round Table are hoping for another quacking turnout.
The race, once again kindly sponsored by the Co-Op store on Cherry Lane, starts at 12.30pm while all the usual children’s entertainment and stalls, plus the popular ‘Easter Food Fest’ on Henry Street car park – next to the youth and community centre – will be open from 10.30am.
“The Duck Race is now firmly established as one of Lymm’s most popular events and we’re finding that people are travelling in from further afield,” said Nick Elliott, Round Table member. “As well as organising a fun day out for all the family we also strive to raise as much money as possible for charity, which is why the support of local businesses as corporate or super duck sponsors is really important. As has now become customary, the owner of the winning super duck will be able to nominate a charity that we will donate £1000 to, with £250 going to the charity of choice of the corporate duck winner too.”
Racing duck tickets can be bought online at www.lymmduckrace.co.uk - normal duck tickets are priced at £1, with corporate ducks £30 and super ducks £60. The first normal racing duck over the line receives £100, second place £50 and third £25.
Alternatively, tickets are on sale by The Cross, Lymm, on the three Saturdays preceding Easter Monday and you can also buy them on the day.
If you are interested in sponsorship then contact Nick Bond on 07967 831371 or firstname.lastname@example.org If you would like to run a stall then email email@example.com
Tags: duck race, lymm round table, charity, easter
Posted by Alan on Monday, 02 February 2015 at 13:24:27
Filed under: Events, Announcements, Entertainment, Lymm, Festivals, Appeals for Information, Music and nightlife, Transport, Lymm Festival, Village centre
Can’t believe it's February already and only just getting around to posting this brilliant video (made by Colin Grimes) of Dickensian Day. Hats off to the team who put this together and especially choosing to hold it on almost the only dry day of the month.
The video also features the great sound of Lymm’s very own Big Sing choir. Work is already underway on preparing the music for their next performance with none other than Beverley Craven. It is a huge thrill for us to have been able to tempt a BRIT award winning superstar to appear at our village festival. Mark June 23rd in your diary now.
Talking of great events Beverley Craven will be followed just a few days later by the third Historic Transport Day on Sunday June 28th. If last year’s show was anything to go by it is going to be an amazing day but one where we really need the community as whole to get involved. It takes over 150 part time volunteers on the day to make sure everything runs smoothly. Last year some people chose not to volunteer as they didn’t want to miss any of the show. So this year here’s the deal. Give us just 3 hours of your time sometime between 8am and 7pm on Sunday June 28th and we will have a free entry wristband for you and your partner or friend and your kids if you have any ! And all our volunteers will get refreshment vouchers, and we’ll invite you to the thank you party. Please put your name down now so we can start to plan another great village day.
Tags: lymm, festival, historic, transport, day, beverley, craven,