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Derbyshire Open Day

Sunday, 5 July 2015 - 10:00am to 4:00pm. Ashbourne Road, Buxton, Derbyshire SK17 9QQ
Donkey and car

Car Show

Sunday, 5 July 2015 - 10:00am to 2:00pm. The Donkey Sanctuary, Sidmouth, Devon, EX10 0NU
Stage 1: Introduction to Donkey Care

Stage 1: Introduction to Donkey Care

Tuesday, 7 July 2015 - 10:00am to 3:30pm. Sidmouth, Devon
Donkey Experience Day

Experience Days

Wednesday, 8 July 2015 - 9:00am to 1:00pm. Slade House Farm, Sidmouth, Devon EX10 0NU
Stage 1: Introduction to Donkey Care

Stage 1: Introduction to Donkey Care

Wednesday, 8 July 2015 - 10:00am to 4:00pm. Oxhill, Warwickshire

Belfast Holiday Drop-in

Wednesday, 8 July 2015 - 10:00am to 1:00pm. 72 Ballymartin Road, Templepatrick, Belfast BT39 0BS


Trudi Earle abseilding down the Spinnaker Tower, Portsmouth

Trudi abseils for donkeys

A massive thank you to Trudi Earle from Hampshire who recently abseiled down the Spinnaker Tower in Portsmouth to celebrate her 40th...

Suzie at Brookfield Farm

200,000 thank yous

Earlier this month, we noticed we were close to reaching 200,000 Facebook likes and felt we would like to celebrate. We turned the...

Vet Sunil Tapa treating a wounded donkey

Picking up the pieces in Nepal

The Donkey Sanctuary has been working with our partner Animal Nepal since 2009, helping the donkeys and mules working in brick kilns in...

Little Vijay celebrating his 21st birthday

Adoption donkey Little Vijay retires

After many years as an adoption donkey, one of The Donkey Sanctuary’s best-loved donkeys is finally retiring. Little Vijay has been a...

David Cook in Ethiopia, June 2015

Visiting our Ethiopian project

What is the best way to start my first visit to Ethiopia since 2008.... of course it is a 14 hour round trip to a wonderful agricultural...

Car Show at The Donkey Sanctuary Sidmouth

Car Show at The Donkey Sanctuary, Sidmouth

The Donkey Sanctuary is holding its first Car Show at Sidmouth on 5 July 2015 from 10am – 2pm.