The 33rd Donkey Derby on Burnham Park will be on Saturday May 25th 2024 the weekend of the May Bank Holiday. A great family day out!

The Burnham Donkey Derby has been organised by Burnham Beeches Rotary for over 30 years and during that time over £350,000 has been raised and donated to local charities and needy causes.

We call it the 'ALMOST' The Donkey Derby' because we no longer have donkey races but we do have everything else! This includes donkey rides, a wide variety of stalls, food, entertainment, beer tent, cake stall porsecco tent and a funfair.

The 2023 event was probably one of the most successful, the weather was fantastic and everyone enjoyed the entertainment stalls and not least the food and drinks.

Put the date in your diary for the 2024 event - Saturday May 25th.

Here are some photos from the 2023 Almost The Donkey Derby.

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ATDD 2024 Programme

more View or download your own copies of the 2024 Almost The Donkey Derby programme and poster

ATDD 2024 Competitions

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


more Stallholders - general and food stalls are invited to take part in the 2024 Almost The Donkey Derby

Photos from ATTD 2023

more A selection of photos taken at the 2023 Almost The Donkey Derby


more 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.

- At the Burnham Village Fete 2021

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

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

Burnham Donkey Derby

more The Burnham Donkey Derby was held every year from 1990 up to 2019 but was cancelled due to COVID-19 in 2020. This is a selection of photos from previous events. Follow us on Facebook @burnhambeechesrotary