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19th November 2019

The Countdown Begins!

Just over a week to go and the realisation of what we’ve signed up for has well and truly kicked in! Our Lambton Worm soapbox is almost finished – just a bit more painting and a few more details to be added and it will be ready. The problem we have is we haven’t been […]

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19th November 2019

The Soapbox is coming, here is everything you need to know!

With only days to go, things are heating up! In this post, we will reveal some more information about our 2019 event and answer your questions about the day. So first let’s take a look at the event and how you can get entry. Tickets can be purchased by clicking the button below, these tickets […]

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19th November 2019

Soapbox Team’s Big Reveal (Almost)

Fishing for clues?! Almost two months to the big day and we’re ready to give you all a few clues as to what we’re up to this year…. In the last blog I said we were ‘going green’ and I have to hold my hands up to chucking in a few red herring(ton)s! For those […]

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19th November 2019

Going Green and Hoping for Gold!

Going Green and Hoping for Gold! Well, after some arm wrestling and late night negotiations The Lambton Legends have decided to go green with our soapbox entry this year. We’re recycling last year’s chassis and it’s been transformed from cool blue to a funky shade of green. Tony, our Chief Engineer is rather excited at […]

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19th November 2019

Top 5 tips for building a Soapbox

With our event coming up this August, we thought we would let you know our top 5 tips for building your own Soapbox. We spoke to our teams this year and have come up with the top 5 tips! Want to enter a team? Fill in your application online now by clicking here! 1. Give […]

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19th November 2019

Event Update: Information on the day and FAQs

Over the past few months, we have been focusing on making our 2019 event bigger and more fun-filled than last years, we have also been collecting questions from Facebook, Twitter and Instagram about the event that we will answer in this post. If you haven’t followed us on Social Media already, it is a great […]

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19th November 2019

Another Year Another Soapbox – Our Build for 2019

Here we go again! Very soon our lives will be taken over by everything to do with building our ‘new’ soapbox, designing our costumes and putting together a wacky performance. And we are all very excited about it! Last year was the first time any of us had had anything to do with soapboxing building […]

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19th November 2019

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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19th November 2019

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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