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UK Soapbox 2020

Herrington Country Park

15th August 2020

ABOUT THE EVENT

Following 2019’s successful event of the UK Soapbox Challenge, Hot Event Solutions is pleased to announce the return of the family fun day to take place on Saturday 15th August 2020. The Soapbox Challenge will again be held at the

Herrington Country Park in Sunderland with its
backdrop of the stunning Penshaw Monument. With a number of soapbox racers competing on a redesigned 450-meter race track, tackling twists and turns in their homemade vehicles. Prizes will be awarded for the fastest time, best in show and more.

In addition to the exciting daylong race, attendees are invited to visit the giant funfair, watch live local bands and tribute acts, browse the craft fair and purchase delicious food from a selection of local food stalls from around the North East. A beer tent and bar will also be available.

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The second annual UK Soapbox Challenge set to take place at Sunderland’s Herrington Country Park
31st March 2020

The second annual UK Soapbox Challenge set to take place at Sunderland’s Herrington Country Park

Following 2018’s successful debut of the UK Soapbox Challenge, Hot Event Solutions is pleased to announce the return of the family fun day to take place on Saturday 17th August 2019. The Soapbox Challenge will again be held at the Herrington Country Park in Sunderland with its backdrop of the stunning Penshaw Monument. 50 soapbox […]

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Thousands attend Sunderland’s first Soap Box Challenge event
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Thousands attend Sunderland’s first Soap Box Challenge event

Competitors were aiming for soap and glory as the city’s first ever Soap Box Challenge got off to a flying start. Forty teams from around the region got on their marks to race down the course in Herrington Country Park in their specially-made motorless vehicles. From a furry dog car inspired by the film Dumb […]

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The Wacky creations that took part in North East Soapbox Challenge, Sunderland
31st March 2020

The Wacky creations that took part in North East Soapbox Challenge, Sunderland

THOUSANDS of people turned out for the North East Soapbox Challenge featuring dozens of wacky creations. The quirky family day at Wearside’s Herrington Country Park was joined by Greggs (Bakers) Foundation, The Roundhouse, Tharsus and the likes of Parkside Community Centre. Youth workers, groups of friends and family groups , all who had had built their […]

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