KVDG Plant Fair 22nd April 2018

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SUNDAY 22nd April is our annual plant fair

held at

Barbury Racecourse, Barbury, Wiltshire, SN8 1RS

(by kind permission of Chris and Ingrid Woodhouse).

Opening  10:30am to 3pm. 

Entrance Adults £5  children (under 12) Free.

 Car parking available. 

As well as a range of plants, planters and garden sculptures, there is our cake stall and refreshments are available. 

All in aid of Kennet Valley Carriage Driving Group for Disabled. 

Come along support us, enjoy the beautiful countryside, lovely people and a great day out.

We look forward to seeing you there!


Kvdgrda8@gmail.com

Kvdgrda.com

 

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   Charity number 1074359
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Volunteers!

We are always on the lookout for people to come and help with fundraising events or come to one of our driving mornings. 

If you have 4hrs free on Tuesday and Thursdays 10am to 1pm and would like to come along and help please contact us here or by phoning our secretary Maggie Lewis on the number highlighted  07930 341524

We look forward to hearing from you.

Welcome to Kennet Valley Driving Group

Kennet Valley Driving Group is a Carriage Driving branch of Riding for the Disabled Association.   

 

The Kennet Valley Driving Group is a registered charity (number 1074359) that enables adults with disabilities to enjoy the pleasure of carriage driving across the Wiltshire countryside by providing specially adapted carriages and trained, reliable horses supported by experienced able-bodied carriage drivers or RDA whips. Disabled drivers (also called disabled whips or DW’s) drive carriages, can participate in grooming, harnessing and putting horses to the carriage with the support of the RDA whips and volunteers.  

Drivers become part of a friendly, social group who have the opportunity to drive in beautiful countryside, and learn new skills.  Based at Lockeridge, just outside Marlborough in Wiltshire, the Group has access to the beautiful Marlborough Downs with fantastic driving and stunning views.

The Group’s aim is to improve the quality of life for people with disabilities that sometimes limits their activities.  Driving a horse and carriage gives participants the feeling of freedom from their disability, the ability to get on the move and enjoy a sport on an equal footing.  The Group enables people with a wide range of disabilities to enjoy a physical activity, in good company, in the great outdoors – safely.