Booker Dragon Boat Race


Thu 06 June 2024


Bisham Abbey National Sports Centre, Marlow Road, Bisham, Marlow, UK


£5,000 + VAT per team of 5


£12,000 + VAT - Contact us to enquire

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Will you be this year’s Dragon Boat victor?

Get set for the Booker Dragon Race – an exciting new addition to the GroceryAid fundraising calendar and our first partnership event with Booker. Dating back over 2,000 years, with its roots in China, dragon boat racing is one of the UK’s most exciting and inclusive water sports.

Set against the stunning backdrop of Bisham Abbey, over 40 teams will row down the Thames to the beat of the drum, competing to be crowned Dragon Boat champions. Throughout the day there will be sponsor activations, entertainment, a BBQ, the all-important prize giving, and a chance to network. Each boat takes ten people – you can purchase one team of five or one team of ten. And you can also invite your Booker colleague to join your boat for the day.

Looking to elevate your brand? Sponsorship packages are also available. These provide a great opportunity to promote your brand to senior industry figures.

"The Booker Dragon Boat Race is a brand-new event in support of our charity partners GroceryAid. Join us for a fantastic day of friendly competition, entertainment and networking. Whilst raising vital funds for such important causes.” - Andrew Yaxley, CEO at Booker

Event Details


£10,000 + VAT per team of 10

£5,000 + VAT per team of 5


Major Sponsor: £12,000 + VAT

Activation: £750 + VAT


09:00 – Team Registration & Networking (including light breakfast)

10:00 – Welcome and Team Briefing

10:30 – First Race Commences

13:30 – Semi-Finals and Final Race

13:45 – Racing Finishes

14:00 – Prize Giving followed by BBQ Lunch and Entertainment

For more information please contact GroceryAid: [email protected] / 01252 875925

This is a fundraising event supporting GroceryAid, the charity for the grocery industry. All bookings are subject to acceptance of GroceryAid’s event terms and conditions.

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