9AM

Donington Fire Station. Pop along to test your skills, water sponge a firefighter and enjoy a cuppa and cake.

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10 A.M

The church bells will start to ring until just before the service at 2PM.

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12:00 Midday

The Party in the Park team welcome everyone to a day of fun in Donington. The streets will be full of bunting and decorated shops and homes as you can visit the popular village market. Flinders Park and the marquee is home to many events throughout the day. 🔹Fair ground rides, fun house in the street and games 🔹Competitions for adults and children 🔹Food, drink and even the Matthew Flinders cocktail 🔹History of Matthew Flinders in the library 🔹Children’s Disco 🔹Tug of War

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1:45 PM

Captain Flinders will start the journey home as his hearse will arrive at Station Street Roundabout to Cowley Academy Sports Field, Quadring Road. At about 2 PM the hearse will arrive at Church street by the butchers.

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2 PM

Livestream will be available in the marquee in Flinders Park for anyone who wishes to watch from there. Also available on the MFBHH YouTube channel. This will cover the main service will be from 2:30 PM and include a presentation ceremony.

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2 PM

Matthew Flinders, will be carried through Church Street, to parade to the Church joined on route by the clergy led by the Bishop, Church Wardens, a Navy Guard of Honour and Sea Cadets. At the Church there will be a display of Naval Standards / RNA Guard of Honour and a parade of Sea Cadets.

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2:30PM

A Naval firing party will fire a salute for Captain Flinders before a church service led by the Bishop of Lincoln begins.

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2:30pm

Church service for invited attendees and family.

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4 PM

TUG OF WAR ! Flinders Park

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4:30 PM

Service, presentations and ceremony expected to be completed as events continue in the village into the evening!

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5 PM - 6 PM

Children's disco in the Marquee at Flinders Park.

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5PM - 7PM

Flinders Founders Whizz Wheels competition. Teen Park

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6 PM

Flinders Park - Music through the ages.

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7 PM

Flinders Boat Race! Flinders Park Band Stand.

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7:45 PM

Presentation to winners. Flinders Park

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10:30 PM

Fireworks to complete a fabulous day.

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