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Westbury’s White Horse
Soapbox Derby

The South West’s Primary Engineering Event. A practical introduction to STEM for young people, plus teams of ‘brave’ competitors facing the steepest and most challenging course in the UK, winding (hurtling) down the picturesque chalk escarpment above Westbury, Wiltshire.

See you in 2024 – Saturday 18th May!

Applications for 2024 Soapbox racers, sponsors and traders now open. Register at

We are delighted to announce that Landmarc Solutions , arkeltd and TORN are back on board as sponsors. Honeystone Web Design have made us an incredible White Horse Soapbox website and Carrington Smith are again our official timemaker!

One more biggie almost over the line. The event is also supported by @englishheritage …and yeah the rumours are true. The White Horse Soapbox Derby will be on the white horse next year. God we’re getting goosebumps. Time to have a mince pie, some mulled wine and just chill although…it’s only 6 months and a half to go…not that we’re counting !
Soapbox Banner 2024 - Nov 2023

THANK YOU Westbury and to those that travelled from out of town and to everyone that helped to make the White Horse Soapbox Derby 2023 possible.