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What's happening this weekend!

The 6th annual Downham Market Water Festival will return this Sunday for a fun packed day of events. If you haven’t already heard about the Water Festival, where have you been?

The main feature of the annual occasion is a knockout dragon boat racing competition, featuring crews from local clubs, businesses, pubs and sports teams, all wanting to claim victory.

The festival, which will be free for spectators, promises to be a great day for anyone! With lots of enjoyable activities on the riverbank, including stalls, arena events, a fun fair, children’s activities, lots of amazing food vendors, craft and charity stalls and of course the long-awaited adrenaline pumping Dragon Boat races.

If you want to find out more about the Water Festival you can visit our feature page by clicking here.

Alongside the annual Water Festival, this Sunday will be holding Denver Windmills Farmers Market and Lammas Food Fair! You will be able to find many of Denver Mill s suppliers holding demonstrations, live cookery sessions and more…

Cookery Theatre Program of events:
Making good scones.
Ways of using semolina:
Dumplings, Pasta & Puddings.
Soda Bread.
Barley Bannocks.
Preparing lamb – everything you need to know about preparing and cooking lamb and some ideas for different dishes.

During the day:
Free cart rides
Childrens cupcake decorating

We hope to see you at one of these fantastic events, be sure to check our downhamweb calendar for more information on either of these events.



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