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1st January 2022


Kick off 1.30pm for ticket sales

Races do not start until tickets finish selling.


Manor Farm Recreation Ground.


Tickets ///


Race is launched from the bridge at the end of Carrfield Avenue ///gosh.boxing.proud

The event is completely FREE


Tickets to sponsor a duck will be available on the day from 1.30pm £1.50 per duck*. Please expect queues. 


Tickets can be bought in advance. 


Nearby residential roads but PLEASE avoid parking across people's drives.


Small car park off B6003 close to the junction of Nottingham Road.


The tram to Toton Lane is operating on New Year's Day but unfortunately there are no local bus services.



The corporate duck race, sponsored by local businesses, will be launched first. 


The rest of the ducks will be launched by the Mayor of Broxtowe into the River Erewash from the bridge at the end of Carrfield Avenue and race downstream to the finish line at the next bridge.


The first 10 ducks to cross the finish line win a prize.


List of prizes and sponsors (TBA)


There will be a number of stalls on the day including refreshments, toy stall and a tombola. So bring your purse and have some fun!

*This is a suggested donation.



The 30th Duck Race on 1st Jan 2022 has been cancelled due to the continuing coronavirus situation and is being replaced by an online draw. More info.