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Evening Meeting With Amanda Mckean, Director Canterbury Festival

30th April 2024
Venue: Cricket Ground

Evening meeting with Amanda McKean, Director, Canterbury Festival.
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Lunchtime Meeting Agm & May Business Meeting

7th May 2024
Venue: Cricket Ground
Lunchtime meeting 12.30pm for 1pm meal Annual General Meeting to be followed by the May Business Meeting.
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Counting in the ducks – Duck Race 2023

It’s that time of year that our Members start to prepare for our Annual Duck Race in Westgate Gardens – and one of the main tasks beforehand is counting in/out the ducks.

We’re hoping to hold the duck race in September as usual (Sunday 10th September, to be precise), and in the build up to it we need to check the numbers of ducks. This year our members counted ducks IN and OUT at the same time, the key task being to ensure that all numbers were present and correct. Quite a task given we have over 4,000 ducks in total. 

Luckily the weather as fine, and doughnuts made the task more enjoyable. 

The race ducks will now rest until the big day. Their non-racing fellows will be out raising publicity about the race – do keep an eye out for them. We’ll have details of duck stalls as soon as these become available.

With thanks to all the Rotarians that took part in the count, organised by Rotarian Raj  Dasan. 

Picture: Our Members carefully count the Duck Race ducks. Picture credit: Raj Dasan/Rotary Club of Canterbury.

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St Lawrence Cricket Ground
Old Dover Road,
Canterbury, Kent,
CT1 3NZ,
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