Sunday 9th July we were invited to attend the annual Shrewsbury Dragon Boat race, with the team from the Princess Royal Hospital.
The event held at the Shrewsbury’s School’s Pengwern Boat Club (can also be viewed from the Quarry Park) is organised to raise money for the local Severn Hospice.
A total of 39 teams competed and each had a team tent along the river bank where they relaxed and many had BBQ’s.
The local hospital team ‘ Stitched Up’ was knocked out after 2 rounds but it was a really great day with many teams dressing in fancy dress.
There were lots of great imaginative fancy dressed teams, here’s some of the best ones we saw
The boats raced to the music of Hawaii five o and Marianne was spotted doing her special Hawaii five 0 boating dance – most entertaining.
Overall the day was most enjoyable – thanks to the people in Shrewsbury for making us feel so welcome and joining in all the photos.
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