Burnham Donkey Derby

The Burnham Donkey Derby was held every year from 1990 up to 2019 but was cancelled due to COVID-19 in 2020.
We held 'donkey related' events during May & June 2021 in its place.
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The Burnham Donkey Derby has been organised by Burnham Beeches Rotary for almost 30 years and during that time over £350,000 has been raised and donated to local charities and needy causes.

Unfortunately we have had to cancel the last two years due to the covid-19 crisis and this has resulted in a massive shortfall in the funds raised. If you would like to help with a donation, no matter how small, please follow this link:

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All donations will go to our registered charity for use in the local community. Unlike other charities we do not make any deductions for running costs.

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ATDD Competitions

more Enter the competitions in the ATDD programe, hand your entry in on the day for a chance to win a prize

ATDD Programme

more View or download your own copies of the Almost The Donkey Derby programme and poster

Calling all Stallholders!

more Stallholders - general and food stalls are invited to take part in the 2022 Almost The Donkey Derby

- At the Burnham Village Fete

more Almost the Donkey Derby activities took place at the Burnham Village Fete on event on July 10th 2021

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The event is normally held on the weekend of the Spring Bank Holiday. In 2022 we will be holding Almost The Donkey Derby on May 28th

ALMOST The Donkey Derby

back After two years of restrictions we held a Donkey Derby with a difference on Saturday 28th May 2022. There was great arena entertainment, lots of stalls, food offerings, funfair, plus of course - DONKEY RIDES.