The Great River Race

Things to do, Festivals Various London locations , London Saturday September 9 2017 Free
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The Great River Race

Ahoy! London's annual river marathon sees over 300 international crews compete to become the UK's Traditional Boat Champions. Participants range from serious athletes to recreational rowers in fancy dress. It's a spectator's dream watching the motley crew of boats charge down the river, there's gigs, skiffs, Chinese dragon boats, Hawaiian war canoes, Viking longboats, Irish curraghs, shallops, wherries and whalers. For 2017, the race starts at Millwall Slipway, E14 at 12.45pm and finishes at Ham House, Richmond, TW10 where food stalls and live music awaits. You can follow the race for free along the route or buy tickets to watch from the Viscount passenger boat. In association with Totally Thames festival. 


Venue name: Various London locations

Price: Free
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