Thames Festival: our highlights

Spanning a solid ten days, 2014's riverside festival is bigger and better than ever



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Once again, the annual Mayor's Thames Festival graces the banks of the River Thames, rounding off an unusually hot summer in the capital. Bigger than previous years, this September's waterside festival takes place across ten days (Thursday September 4 – Sunday September 14 2014), with a handful of longer-running installations also included, and features the Thames’ first floating art fair, large-scale sculptures and river racing where over 300 boats will take part in the river’s biggest ever race. We'll be updating this page with our favourite Thames Fest events nearer the time.

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David Raif Bailey
David Raif Bailey

The 'Cally Festival' is on again on Sunday 8th September from 12-00 till 5-00pm. The Caledonian Road will be closed from Bingfield Street up to Offord Road. And if it's anything like the last couple of years you don't want to miss it.


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Barry Press
Barry Press

Where are the very popular and healthy dance stages (for public dancing)? Last year there were FOUR: tango, jive, electroswing, and 'Barclaycard'. This London Olympic year, NONE, only eating drinking and spectating.