Things you need to know about the event.
The Aldington Soapbox Derby will take place on Monday 31st August 2015 (August Bank Holiday). You will find some information below, but please note that our new site is currently under construction, so please return to the site frequently to view the updates.
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It's that time of year again to break open the toolbox and build your gravity powered vehicle. Build yourself a whacky crowd pleaser, or create something that will challenge the course record.
It's not all about the racing, this is also a fantastic day out for the family with plenty to see and do.
The main purpose of the event is to raise funds for our chosen beneficiaries, The Pilgims Hospice, The Village Hall, Aldington, and the Ashford Lions Club.
The box carts often travel in excess of 40mph, therefore we insist that spectators remain behind the taped area (typically on the pavement).
The Marshalls volunteer for spectator and driver safety. If you are asked to move somewhere else or not to do something, please respect that request.