The lean, Nene row­ing ma­chines

The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - Tonight’s TV -

El­liott’s mar­ket­ing as­sis­tant David Cross beats time as fel­low em­ploy­ees sign up for the an­nual Dragon Boat Race. Dragon Boat Fes­ti­val River Nene

“We are sure that teams and fes­ti­val vis­i­tors alike will have a fan­tas­tic day”.

Other teams lin­ing up are Peter­bor­ough City Coun­cil bin men, Crown Pack­ag­ing, the City Col­lege, Queens­gate Shop­ping Cen­tre and El­liott Group (who have en­tered an amaz­ing five teams made up of staff across the coun­try).

The fes­ti­val’s nom­i­nated char­ity, East Anglia’s Chil­dren’s Hos­pices (EACH), is one of many good causes set to ben­e­fit from spon­sor­ship raised by the crews and city cen­tre res­tau­rant East has do­nated a spe­cial ban­quet for the crew that raises the most.

East Anglia’s Chil­dren’s Hos­pices will also have an in­for­ma­tion point where you can learn more about the char­ity and keep re­freshed at the beer tent and take ad­van­tage of a huge va­ri­ety of food stalls in­clud­ing a bar­be­cue, crepes, wraps, fish and chips, choco­late foun­tain, ice creams and smooth­ies.

En­trance to the fes­ti­val is free to spec­ta­tors.

Pay and dis­play park­ing is avail­able at nearby Peter­bor­ough Key The­atre, Bishop’s Road and Plea­sure Fair Meadow car parks.

Last years Dragon Boat Race.



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