Saturday 18 August, join 70 Soap Boxes at Herrington Country Park in the shadow of the
famous Penshaw Monument for the regions biggest FREE Family Day out. With a giant Funfair,
Craft Market, Street food market, dedicated Kids Zone and more to keep the whole family
entertained. A live music stage hosted by Sun FM will ensure summer vibe with TV and Sport
celebrities set to make appearances throughout the day…
The park opens at 9:30am, with time to check out the competitors cars up close, grab some
breakfast and find your vantage point by the race track or check out the rides and attractions
across the park. The wacky races kick off at 11am, and the whole event concludes at 8pm.
Tv Personality Craig Wilde will present the show, alongside Clubland Diva and Tv Presenter
Soraya Vivian, to commentate on the cars and keep the energy flowing throughout the day. Entry
to the park is free with Car Parking priced at £8 per car in advance via the event website
www.UKSoapBox.com. You can upgrade your day with the LA DI Da Magazine VIP Zone
Tickets which include VIP Parking, Private Bars, access to ‘Posh loos’, a luxury BBQ,
Complimentary food & Drink for just £35pp. A fast frequent direct Bus Service will operate from
Sunderland City Centre to the park too, so if your having a drink in one of the many bars, you
don’t have to arrange a designated driver!
Spectators can view the action from the side of the track or on one of the giant TV Screens so you
never miss the action. With Food and Drink aplenty, lots of activities on the park to keep kids of
all ages entertained, The North East Soap Box Challenge has something for everyone.
Time: Gates open at 9:30am
Event Starts: 10:00am
Advance Parking from: £8 ( £10 on day and not guaranteed space)