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Kington Wheelbarrow Race

One of the highlights of Kington Festival, is the annual Wheelbarrow Race. This is now well established as fabulous entertainment. The speed event will once again be a separate race, with the fancy dress competition for best dressed barrow following after.

This is the most fun sporting event of the year and the fastest pub-crawl in history!

Lots of fun and hilarity for everyone to see.

Kington Fire-Fighters will conduct a blanket collection during the evening, so please remember to bring your loose change and show support for the festival.

Those of you who are entering the races, get together with your friends to start designing and building your wheelbarrow. Don’t forget your costume – there are prizes for the best decorated wheelbarrow!

All wheelbarrow contestants should assemble for registration at 18:00 ready for judging at 18:30 at the Primary School Playground and then move up to The Square ready for the start.

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Fees & Tickets

Free Event

Event Location

Kington, HR5

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