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The Grand Norwich Duck Race

August 27, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Come get quackers with us for the sixth annual Grand Norwich Duck Race #gndr17 in partnership with The Ribs of Beef public house, Norfolk Paddle Company, the Broads Authority and the Maids Head.

The Grand Norwich Duck Race is one that individuals, companies and community groups can get involved in – culminating in a fun filled day by the water’s edge on Sunday 27 August.

Ducks race from St George’s Bridge to St Fye’s Bridge, outside the Ribs of Beef Public House

The Fun starts at 12midday, with a duck parade on St George’s Bridge from midday to race start at 2.00pm.

There will also be a cake stall, ice creams, face painting, Archers Butcher’s sausage stall, little duck stall, games and other activiites for everyone to enjoy.

The Lord Mayor or Sheriff of Norwich will open the proceedings on St George’s Bridge:

2.00pm          Individual Duck Race – 3,000 little ducks will take to the water to swim their way to the finish line

2.30pm          Corporate Duck Race – large painted ducks take to the water to compete to win the Grand Norwich Duck Race trophy


August 27, 2017
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm