Sunday is a day at the races! The Steve Faldo Memorial Barge Races re-enact the way watermen manoeuvred their barges in the dying art of barge driving. The Festival Races are traditional rowing events held in Wherries and Cutters, boats dating from the early fifteenth century.
Steve Faldo Memorial Barge Races
10.30 - 11am New-comers
Tower Bridge to Waterloo Bridge
12.30 - 1pm Old-timers
Tower Bridge to Westminster Bridge
2.30 - 2.45pm Waterman's Company's Cutter Trophy
3.30 - 3.45pm Waterman's Company's Wherry Trophy
4.30 - 4.45pm Regalia Trophy
5.30 - 5.45pm 'Plop and Pull' Fancy Dress Trophy
River between Vauxhall Bridge and Millennium Bridge;
Commentary by the Founders Arms on Bankside.