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Thank you so much for all the love and support you have shown us and we very much look forward to welcoming you all back

As Government guidelines change on Monday, July 19th, we wish to reassure you that we will be continuing with all the excellent measures we have put into place over the past year to help keep both out fabulous guests and fantastic staff safe and well

A massive thank you to everyone who has supported us over these last months, we are incredibly grateful. We are thoroughly enjoying welcoming our guests back to stay and to dine with us and getting back to doing what we all love to do best.

The wellbeing of all our guests and staff are our priority and we will continue to be committed to rigorously updating our risk assessments in order to provide that all important peace of mind.

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Take a Bow – Quackerine of Aragon

Duck Decorators Victoria and Susan with Quackerine of Aragon Duck Decorators Victoria and Susan with Quackerine of Aragon

Here’s  the Maids Head Hotel’s 2019 entry for Break‘s Grand Norwich Duck Race, which takes place on Sunday 25 August on the River Wensum between St George’s Bridge and Fye Bridge.

‘Quackerine of Aragon’ celebrates the visit to the Maids Head in 1520 of Catherine of Aaragon, Henry VIII first wife. The duck was designed and painted by talented staff members, Susan and Victoria.

Race timings

2.00pm Individual Mini Duck Race

3,000 little ducks will head to the finish line.

2.30pm Large Painted Duck Race

Large decorated ducks, including ‘Quakerine of Aragon’ take to the water to compete to win the Grand Norwich Duck Race Trophy.

After the race, the Maids Head will host the auction of the large painted ducks on the evening of Thursday 5 September.

Break is the Maids Head Hotel’s charity of the year 2019. Break makes life better for vulnerable young people in East Anglia. The charity believes that every child and young person needs a home where they feel safe and loved, so they can grow in confidence and look to the future with hope. Break’s vision is to ensure children, young people and families reach their full potential and shape their own future in a safe and creative environment.

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