Not the Donkey Derby

We’re returning for more donkey fun following the success of last year’s event.

On Sunday September 1st the “Not the Donkey Derby” will be held at Coventry’s War Memorial Park from 12noon until 5pm, and we will be there with the Coventry and Warwickshire Mind Mental Health and Wellbeing Bus, together with our human fruit machine which was a success last year.

Our staff will be offering support and information along with a range of fundraising activities throughout the day, with the Not the Donkey Derby event providing traditional entertainment for all ages, including:

  • Novelty races
  • Donkey rides
  • Fun fair
  • Coventry Corps Marching Band
  • Charity stalls
  • Classic car festival
  • Bouncy castles
  • Punch and Judy

About the Not the Donkey Derby

Run by the Coventry Leofric Lions, and previously called The Donkey Derby, the Not the Donkey Derby has been running for more than 50 years and is great family day out with something for everyone to take part in.

The first novelty race will begin at 1pm.

Parking and entry on this day is FREE. Come along and join us if you can make it!