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Duxford Soap Box Derby Auction

This page has been set up to take payments for lots sold in the charity auction as part of the annual soap box derby held in Duxford, Cambridgeshire.

Duxford Soap Box Derby 2019
4 Apr - 8 Sep 2019

In memory of

Phill Hill

Duxford Soap Box Derby Auction

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Duxford Soap Box Derby Committee

Total raised

£2,230.00

+ £118.75 Gift Aid

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Story

Here we go again, now in its seventh year, the inspiration for this annual event is Pam Hill, a long standing resident of Duxford who sadly lost her husband to cancer in 2013. Pam and some friends who had also lost loved ones to cancer, decided to commemorate their passing with an event that would both bring the village together and raise essential funds for Cancer Research in the Cambridge area. So the Duxford Soapbox Derby was born in 2013.

A wonderful chaotic dash around the village by would be grand prix stars racing in anything from a wheelbarrow to an old iron bath. The fancy dress adds to the colour and hilarity. There are 2 races one for children and one for the grown ups, although everyone is a kid on September 1st.

Whilst the races are the focus of the day for fund raising, money also comes from an auction and raffle which takes place after the dust has settled and the coveted trophies awarded at the Plough finishing line. There will be fund raising events throughout the year culminating with the soapbox derby on the 1st September.

Last year the village raised £11,700 bringing the total amount raised since 2013 to £51,600! Anything you can contribute to help us fundraise for this important cause would be much appreciated.

For more information about us and to find out how to enter the race or volunteer to help please see our website https://www.duxfordsoapboxderby.co.uk

With many thanks

Pam Hill and the organising committee

Latest updates

K

Keely Denton

2019-09-06T09:47:16+00:00

£105.00

+£26.25 Gift Aid

Auction Retro cool box. Thanks for a great day,

D

Daan Somers

2019-09-04T06:35:10+00:00

£85.00

Auction lot no 11; all day punt hire Cambridge

B

Barry Dean

2019-09-02T20:11:41+00:00

£355.00

Auction prizes, BMW & Ducati

Anonymous

Anonymous

2019-09-02T14:18:00+00:00

£660.00

Agreed with Heidi Allen to take 4 people to House of Commons so donation doubled

J

Julian Paul Abbott

2019-09-02T06:55:47+00:00

£75.00

lot 13

Bottle of port.

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William Large

2019-09-01T21:04:07+00:00

£170.00

In payment for golf and gokarting won at auction

Total raised£2,230.00

Online£2,230.00

Offline£0.00

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Story

Here we go again, now in its seventh year, the inspiration for this annual event is Pam Hill, a long standing resident of Duxford who sadly lost her husband to cancer in 2013. Pam and some friends who had also lost loved ones to cancer, decided to commemorate their passing with an event that would both bring the village together and raise essential funds for Cancer Research in the Cambridge area. So the Duxford Soapbox Derby was born in 2013.

A wonderful chaotic dash around the village by would be grand prix stars racing in anything from a wheelbarrow to an old iron bath. The fancy dress adds to the colour and hilarity. There are 2 races one for children and one for the grown ups, although everyone is a kid on September 1st.

Whilst the races are the focus of the day for fund raising, money also comes from an auction and raffle which takes place after the dust has settled and the coveted trophies awarded at the Plough finishing line. There will be fund raising events throughout the year culminating with the soapbox derby on the 1st September.

Last year the village raised £11,700 bringing the total amount raised since 2013 to £51,600! Anything you can contribute to help us fundraise for this important cause would be much appreciated.

For more information about us and to find out how to enter the race or volunteer to help please see our website https://www.duxfordsoapboxderby.co.uk

With many thanks

Pam Hill and the organising committee