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Soap box racers take to the streets for Mundesley derby day fun

PUBLISHED: 17:02 30 June 2018 | UPDATED: 17:02 30 June 2018

Mundesley Soap Box Derby 2018. Photo: Jon Wood Photography

Mundesley Soap Box Derby 2018. Photo: Jon Wood Photography

Jon Wood Photography

A north Norfolk village once again welcomed dozens of crazy contraptions to the town - for a fundraising event with a twist.

Mundesley Soap Box Derby 2018. Photo: Jon Wood PhotographyMundesley Soap Box Derby 2018. Photo: Jon Wood Photography

Mundesley’s traditional soap box derby returned for its fourth year, as adults and children alike took to the streets for some creative and competitive fun.

The event was hosted by 1st Mundesley Air Scouts, and was held on the high street and in Mundesley’s Gold Park, on Saturday, June 30.

Racing began at 12pm and the derby event ran from 11am - 3pm, offering a barbeque, refreshments, stalls and a DIY craft tent.

Anna Hollis, assistant group scout leader, said: “All money raised goes to the scout group to provide activities for beavers, cubs and scouts.”

Mundesley Soap Box Derby 2018. Photo: Jon Wood PhotographyMundesley Soap Box Derby 2018. Photo: Jon Wood Photography

In 2017, the event saw 28 racers take to the streets and speed through the village centre.

The event was reintroduced to Mundesley by the scouts group in 2014 after a break of ten years.

Mundesley Soap Box Derby 2018. Photo: Jon Wood PhotographyMundesley Soap Box Derby 2018. Photo: Jon Wood Photography

Mundesley Soap Box Derby 2018. Photo: Jon Wood PhotographyMundesley Soap Box Derby 2018. Photo: Jon Wood Photography

Mundesley Soap Box Derby 2018. Photo: Jon Wood PhotographyMundesley Soap Box Derby 2018. Photo: Jon Wood Photography

Mundesley Soap Box Derby 2018. Photo: Jon Wood PhotographyMundesley Soap Box Derby 2018. Photo: Jon Wood Photography

Mundesley Soap Box Derby 2018. Photo: Jon Wood PhotographyMundesley Soap Box Derby 2018. Photo: Jon Wood Photography

Mundesley Soap Box Derby 2018. Photo: Jon Wood PhotographyMundesley Soap Box Derby 2018. Photo: Jon Wood Photography

Mundesley Soap Box Derby 2018. Photo: Jon Wood PhotographyMundesley Soap Box Derby 2018. Photo: Jon Wood Photography

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