Additional to the 2019 Soapbox main event, we are organising the below for all our visitors on the day, remember with the help of our sponsors this event is absolutely free of charge for visitors so please, please give as much as you can on the day to the charities via the team collecting for them!

Evening Entertainment

EVENING ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCEMENT! The Cabronitas will be our headline music act for #SSBD #SoapboxSaturday. Taking influence from the rock, indie and Madchester music scene, this will be an act not to miss! You can check them out after the main race event, along with our resident DJ, Christopher John Barnes, at the The Elm Tree Inn Scarcliffe (bottom pub) from 6pm onwards.. Time to get those requests in ????

Many thanks to our facilities and entertainments organiserPhilip Conroy, for securing the band!

Also, Christopher Barnes kindly offered his services again for 2019, who has previously been our the resident DJ for the day including public announcements throughout the main event in the village, ensuring he can be heard and his instructions are followed! He provides sound and music for the band as required, along with stage lighting and will also be hosting the Children's Disco prior the main music event.

Children's Entertainment

To keep the kids entertained while the main event isn’t running, or you need to catch your breath, we have organised a children's fairground ride, a trampoline and a face painters on the day, along with other fun stuff.


For the older ‘Children’ there will the Vintage Motor Cycle display again as in the 2017 event.


We also have the kids disco which begins after the Competitor prize giving, before the main evening event.


For the 2019 event, we have followed previous years on the catering options within the village for all competitors and visitors, on the day the below will be available:

  • Maxine's catering trailer will provide burgers and chips etc..
  • Fabio's mobile wood fired pizzas.
  • Pie n Peas at the Elm Tree by Pauline.
  • The Really Awesome Coffee Company will provide hot drinks and cookies.
  • Fredericks ice cream van.
  • The Sizzler (Foot long cumberland sausages or pulled pork sandwiches).
  • The Chocalate Fountain Company.
  • Plus more...


Also don’t forget, plenty of liquid refreshments will be available from the Top and Bottom Pub!

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