The 2020 Boat Race will take place on Sunday March 29, when crews from Oxford and Cambridge go head-to-head in eight-oared rowing boats across the Thames. The women's race is up first at 3.44pm, followed by the men's race an hour later at 4.44pm.
The traditional rowing race between the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge began in 1829 for chaps and 1927 for ladies, and it now attracts around 250,000 spectators to south-west London every year. The four-and-a-quarter mile course runs along the Thames from Putney Bridge to Mortlake and takes around 16 to 18 minutes (Cambridge holds the course record of 16 minutes 19 seconds, set in 1998).
The key tube stations for spectators to use are Putney Bridge, Hammersmith and Kew Gardens, or use Putney, Barnes Bridge, Mortlake or Chiswick rail stations.