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Event Information


Soap Box Derby

The popular Soapbox Derby is run by Hessle Town Council and the Smile Foundation, in association with the Humber Bridge Board, and has taken place, either on the last Saturday in June or the 1st Saturday in July since 2011.

Enjoy the thrills and spills of Soapbox racing, under the iconic backdrop of the Humber Bridge, where corporate, individual and charity teams pit their racing and design skills against each other, with a a chance to win medals and prizes.

For further details on taking part please contact the Town Council on htc@hessletown.karoo.co.uk or ss@heysmilefoundation.org.

Sadly the event for 2021 has been cancelled due to the ongoing COVID-19 work being carried out at the Humber Bridge car park. for further information on this event for 2022 please see the website for more information Humber Bridge Soapbox Derby – Fancy the challenge?

Press Release for 2021 event Statement – Humber Bridge Soapbox Derby 2021