©2019 by Friends of the Porter Valley

Established 1994

Registered Charity No. 1069865 (England & Wales)

Here they come again!

22nd April 2019 - Easter Monday

The 11th Race

It's that time of year again for a quacking good family day out in Endcliffe Park for the FoPV Duck Race, as they race down the River Porter for the finishing line just below the Endcliffe Park Cafe.

We had a fantastic turnout again last year, thank you to everyone who turned up to support us, we hope you had a great day.

How to Buy your Racing Ducks

You can waddle down in person to one of the Park Cafés during the times shown below


online here:


Family of Six Ducks - £5*

Now until 8pm on Sunday 21st April

(I shall let you know as soon as possible via email what your Duck Numbers are  - usually the same evening)

You can buy 'family' groups online here for £5* per six ducks, just indicate how many family groups you want at the checkout.

Please include a contact phone number so that we can contact you if you are a lucky winner.

* You will notice a P&P charge, don't worry we won't be posting the ducks to you! this is the charge PayPal make per transaction.

In Person

Individual Duck - £1
Family of Six Ducks - £5

Forge Dame Cafe (Normal Opening Hours)
Endcliffe Park Cafe (Normal Opening Hours)
The Sheffield Shop - Ecclesall Rd (Normal Opening Hours)


The Duck Race Start Line, and Endcliffe Park Cafe  - 22nd April: Race Day 10am to 2pm

The Duck Race itself starts at 2pm

Come and help us all count down to the spectacular start and watch our tower of Ducks launch into the river. Prize-winners will be announced from about 3pm.


Bring your camera and take plenty of photographs and video, and we would love to see them. Send them to us at pictures@fopv.org.uk

Stalls open from 10am:

Take a Sneaky Beak at the Race Prizes


Norfolk Arms – overnight stay for 2
Sheffield United FC – 2 tickets for a home game

Martin Decent – framed print
Maxfield Travel – day out for family of 4

Food and Drink

Crosspool Tavern – meal vouchers for 2
Le Bistro Pierre – meal voucher for 2
Endcliffe Park Café – meal voucher for 4
Forge Dam Café – meal voucher for 4

Sainsburys – hamper
Crosspool Spar – bottles of wine
Sunday Times Wine Club – bottles of wine
The Greystones – case of beer
The Stag – meal voucher for 2
The Rising Sun – meal voucher with wine for 2
Sportsman – £15 meal voucher
Brocco on the Park – £20 meal voucher
La Patisserie – coffee and cake for 2
Café Ceres – coffee and cake for 2
La Coppola – gift cards

Cocoa Wonderland – coffee and cake for 2

Pollards – tea hamper
Porter Deli – £10 voucher
Greedy Greek – £10 vouchers
West 10 wine bar – voucher

Pagets – £60 voucher

Ponds Forge and Ice Sheffield – swimming and skating vouchers

Abbeydale Singers – concert voucher for 2
Bach Coir – concert ticket for 2
Famous Sheffield Shop – gift
Design Studio – gifts
Nuffield Health – one-week passes
Rhyme & Reason – children’s books
Ringinglow Archery – voucher

Sheffield Wednesday FC – pennant signed by the team
Fulwood Co-op – children’s magazines
Brookhouse Florist – plant
Flora – £25 gift voucher
Running with Scissors – £20 voucher
Finishing Touches – necklaces
Petal Accessories – £20 voucher
Sharrow Vale Hardware – £10 voucher
Beauty Care – £10 voucher
Tesco – £10 gift card
Funky Sprout – necklaces
Bird box
Children’s toys