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Milton Keynes Dragon Boat Festival

Venue: Willen Lake, MK
Date: 23 Jun 2019
Times: 9 am - 5 pm

Milton Keynes Dragon Boat Festival

23rd June 2019
Willen Lake, Milton Keynes
9am - 5pm

Dragon boat racing is an ancient Chinese tradition and the fastest growing water activity in Britain today - as well as the most fun! Up to 16 people paddle each 40' boat with a drummer at the front beating time and our helm at the tail steering a straight course. No previous experience required, just plenty of team spirit!

Gable Events has once again joined with our Festival charity, MacIntyre, to bring you the 18th spectacular Milton Keynes Charity Dragon Boat Festival, supported by MKFM and Business MK. The Festival is open to everyone and up to 60 crews are expected to battle it out over the 200m race course, watched by several thousand spectators. Willen Lake offers a superb venue for racing and a fabulous day is guaranteed with plenty of bank-side entertainment, food and fun activities for all the family!

With entries now open, companies, clubs and organisations from across the region are getting their teams together to take part. They represent a complete mix of new and returning crews but all with the same aim in mind - to enjoy a fabulous day out with colleagues and friends and make a difference in their community. Enhanced Gold and Silver entry packages are available which include marketing benefits such as the company’s logo on each side of a dragon boat as well as a significant donation to MacIntyre.

To take part in the dragon boat racing and help raise money for MacIntyre, no previous experience is required, just plenty of team spirit and enthusiasm! The dragon boats, qualified helms and all racing equipment are provided and each crew is guaranteed a minimum of three races. There will also be a variety of bankside entertainment to enjoy such as funfair rides, children’s activities and food stalls.

For further information and an entry form visit: www.dragonboatfestivals.co.uk/miltonkeynes  or call Gable Events on 01780 470718. For information about MacIntyre, visit www.macintyrecharity.org or call 01908 230100          

 

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