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Kingston regatta and river festval

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Kingston regatta and river festval

In operation for more than 150 years, the Kingston Regatta is perhaps the oldest continuously run event in the borough. It is now a two-day festival of rowing for clubs, universities and schools, and over 200 races (one every 3-4 minutes) will take place between more than 300 crews. Facilities include seating and shade, commentary and refreshments, including a licensed bar.

Alongside the Kingston Regatta, the Kingston River Festival celebrates Kingston's rich maritime heritage and riverside restaurants and bars. Activities will take place on the riverside with historic boat displays from Kingston Bridge to Eagle Brewery Wharf, along with music and wandering entertainment.

Free for public viewing, £1 entry to enclosure

Venue: Along the Kingston riverside
Contact: Shanta Bhagwandin
Tel: 020 8547 1221