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Dragon Boat Racing at Sherborne Castle Country Fair 2021

May 31, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Dragon Boat Racing at Sherborne Castle Country Fair

On Bank Holiday Monday 31st May 2021, Dorset Mind will once again embark upon the calm waters of Sherborne Lake…

We’re looking for people to join our 2020 Dorset Mind team ‘Mind that Dragon!’

Here’s all you need to know…

Take to the waters of Sherborne Castle Lake and row a timed 250m course…

All participants will receive a fundraising pack that includes a Dorset Mind t-shirt to wear on the day and FREE admission to Sherborne Country Fair.

Each team will have 16 rowers and 1 drummer who will row in an ancient Chinese-style Dragon boat, a minimum of 3 races between 10:30am and 3:30pm. Finals take place at 4pm.

No previous experience is necessary; training will be given on the day and all equipment is provided.

Minimum age 12 (children aged from 12-16 must be accompanied by a responsible adult).

Teams of 17

£350 to secure place + £850 minimum sponsorship

Sign up your team today!

Important details:

  • When purchasing a team Dragon Boat Place in aid of Dorset Mind, you are committing as a team to fundraise a minimum of £850.
  • Once you have purchased your place, you will be contacted by Dorset Mind with your fundraising pack, this will include information on how to set up your online giving page.
  • Dorset Mind will send you a team sheet, you will need to return this no later than 31st March 2021.
  • Tickets will be dispatched 3 weeks before the event giving you plenty of time to distribute them to your team members. If you’d like to arrange individual dispatch please do contact the team.
  • On the day, please arrive promptly at the lake for 10am for training and race schedule. Races start at 10:30am.
  • As always, please do contact the fundraising team at or 01202 091183 if you have any questions.


May 31, 2021
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sherborne Castle
Sherborne, Dorset DT9 5NR United Kingdom

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