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Sunday August 31, 2014
Start: 13:30
End: 17:30
Cookham Dean Gravity Grand Prix
Saturday September 13, 2014
Start: 10:30
End: 17:00

Windmill Hill Soap Box DerbyWindmill Hill Soap Box Derby has been created to help raise money for Clifford AFC Development Fund, whilst aiming to be a fun day for the teams, supporters and spectators.

‘Fun’ or ‘Themed’ Soap Boxes are especially encouraged since they provide the most interest to watch! Check out youtube for inspiration.

The first race, which will be the Junior Soap Box Derby will commence at 10.30am and the adult races will start from 12.30pm. In addition to the races there will be food, drink and light entertainment.

For further details, check out the  Windmill Hill Soap Box Derby web site.

Saturday October 18, 2014
Start: 00:00
End: 23:59

Brechin Cartie Race BRAVO Brechin would like to invite you to once again participate in Scotland’s biggest Gravity Cartie Race. All entry forms are below, click to open or hover over link and right click save.

Full details on Brechin's Halloween in the City facebook page.

Due to complications that caused delays to last year’s competition, strictly no entries will be accepted after the 27th of September (so get your forms in early) and all carts that are within a 25 mile radius of Brechin must report to Scrutineering Day on Saturday the 4th of October (times will be allocated).

SCA Championship points available.

Got any questions about this event? Please contact the organisers via their facebook page.


Monday May 25, 2015
Start: 00:00
End: 23:59
Whitehill Bordon Soapbox Derby

The Whitehill Bordon Town Partnership are holding their annual Soapbox Derby on Monday 25th May 2015. Vehicles are powered by gravity, anyone can build a cart, drivers must be 16 or over (Under 18’s need parental consent).

Funds raised by this event will be donated to Hampshire & Isle of Wight Air Ambulance and Bordon & Liphook Charity.

See for details, or go to their facebook page at

Sunday June 14, 2015
Start: 12:00
End: 17:30
Catterline Cartie ChallengeSCA Championship Points Available

The Catterline Cartie Challenge is an annual competition for home made "gravity powered" soapbox carties which is held as part of Catterline Gala Weekend. It was first held in 2005, and is one of the highlights of the village year.

It also forms part of the SCA Championship series.

Top speeds are around 30mph, and the short and twisty course provides plenty of excitement for drivers and spectators alike.

Entries for existing teams will be available from 1st January 2015, with entries from new teams being accepted from early February 2015.

Details, entry forms, rules, etc are on Catterline Online.

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