London Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 3RD JUNE 2018

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London Hong Kong Dragon Boat FestivalIn 2018, the London Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival celebrates its 23rd year, returning to the London Regatta Centre on 3rd June. This year's edition sees 40 given a turn in the dragon boats - human-powered paddled watercraft, typically manned by 17 people, 16 of which are equipped with small paddles and the 17th beating a drum - as they battle it out for one of four cups. Out of the water, there's traditional Chinese lion dancing, live music, martial arts displays, and a South East Asia food festival making this a free, family-friendly, fun day out for both participants and spectators.

About London Regatta Centre

The London Regatta Centre, a state-of-the-art rowing centre located in the heart of the Docklands in the East End of London, is built at the west end of the Royal Albert Dock directly opposite London City Airport. The centre boasts a 2,000m course, with seven lanes plus a return lane. More about London Regatta Centre

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Holiday Inn Express London Excel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel from 41 34% off
1018 Dockside Road, E162FQ | 2 minutes from London Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival
The Holiday Inn Express London - ExCeL offers simple, affordable accommodation that's ideally located if you're attending an exhibition or event at the exhibition centre. It's ... More
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - ExCel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel from 49 26% off
Excel Royal Victoria Dock, E16 | 3 minutes from London Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival
Set in an idyllic waterfront location, the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel ExCel offers four-star facilities in an impressive new contemporary development. Set in the heart of ... More
Crowne Plaza London Docklands
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel from 73 37% off
Western Gateway, E16 | 18 minutes from London Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival
The Crowne Plaza Docklands is the main hotel for the giant ExCel Centre. It's a great place to stay if you're visiting a conference or exhibition, ... More
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Brick Lane Music Hall
London > Entertainment > Theatres
443 North Woolwich Road, E16 | 7 minutes from London Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival
One of London's last surviving traditional music halls.... More
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The O2 Arena
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Peninsula Square, SE10 | 33 minutes from London Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival
The centrepiece of the redeveloped Millennium Dome is the O2 Arena, the first purpose-built music venue in London. With a capacity of 23,000, it offers the ... More
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British Music Experience
London > Entertainment > Live Music
The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 33 minutes from London Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival
Stadium filling rock gods like The Rolling Stones, David Bowie and Mick Jagger are among the stars who have loaned memorabilia to the British Music Experience, ... More
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London Pleasure Gardens
London > Attractions > Sights
Royal Victoria Docks, E16 | 6 minutes from London Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival
(Unfortunately the London Pleasure Gardens have been put into administration and all future events there have subsequently been cancelled.)Due to open on the Diamond Jubilee weekend, ... More
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Farmopolis
London > Attractions > Sights
The Jetty at Greenwich Peninsula, SE10 | 27 minutes from London Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival
Relocating thousands of plants from the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, Farmopolis creates a beautiful floating garden on The Jetty at Greenwich Peninsula. This creative ... More
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City Island Bridge
London > Attractions >
Canning Town to Canary Wharf, E16 | 27 minutes from London Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival
An 80 metre, 160 tonne red bridge providing an important link between Canning Town and Canary Wharf, The City Island Bridge, has been designed by Davies, ... More
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Billingsgate Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Trafalgar Way, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 2.4 miles from London Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival
Originally a general market for corn, coal, iron, wine, salt, pottery, fish and other goods, Billingsgate is now the only London-based market dedicated to fish. From ... More
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The Grocer, London City Island
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
London City Island, E14 | 30 minutes from London Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival
A one-stop-shop combining espresso bar, deli restaurant and grocery store, The Grocer gives London City Island residents a place to eat, enjoy morning coffee and pick ... More
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Meantime Brewing Company
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
Lawrence Trading Estate, Blackwall Lane, SE10 | 37 minutes from London Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival
London's Meantime Brewing Company, led by brewmaster and founder Alastair Hook, is one of Britain's leading craft brewers. When the brewery moved from Penhall Road to ... More
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Yi-Ban
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
London Regatta Centre, Dockside Road, E16 | Same location as London Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival
Lost in the bleak and beautiful wasteland of the Docklands business parks - a super-modern expanse of smooth concrete and still water - this restaurant ... More
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Potbelly
London > Restaurants >
The Street, Westfield Stratford City, SE18 | 20 minutes from London Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival
Aiming to take on Pret and Subway in the sandwich stakes, Potbelly specialises in deep-filled hot, toasted sandwiches, live music and shakes. The sandwich shop on ... More
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The Jetty
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
Olympian Way, Greenwich Peninsula, SE10 | 27 minutes from London Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival
Originally designed as a coaling jetty to receive and unload coal to fuel Blackwall Point power station, The Jetty has been turned into a temporary platform ... More
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University of Greenwich
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Maritime Greenwich University Campus, Park Row, SE10 | 2.5 miles from London Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival
The main University of Greenwich campus boasts a picturesque setting on a World Heritage Site on the banks of the River Thames within three baroque buildings ... More
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Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 4.2 miles from London Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival
For 30 years Four Corners has been training, producing and supporting the full range of film and photographic requirements. Services on offer include filmmaking facilities and ... More
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The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 5.2 miles from London Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival
Learn some crafty manouveurs at Making Space where classes on mask making, glass engraving, pyrography (burning patterns into wood or leather), chainmail knitting, and book hollowing ... More
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Greenwich Peninsula Driving Range
London > Leisure > Golf
Greenwich Peninsula, SE10 | 32 minutes from London Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival
If you hook a shot at the state of the art Greenwich Peninsula Driving Range it'll head towards Canary Wharf and if you slice it ... More
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Brooklyn Bowl
London > Leisure >
O2 Arena, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 33 minutes from London Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival
Five years after the original Brooklyn Bowl launched, the well known New York bowling alley comes to London's O2. The London venue is the first Brooklyn ... More
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The Spa at InterContinental London - The O2
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
InterContinental London - The O2, 1 Waterview Drive, Greenwich Peninsula, SE10 | 35 minutes from London Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival
Hidden within the centre of the InterContinental London - The O2 is a large luxury spa that offers a tranquil escape. In ... More
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The Gun
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
27 Coldharbour, Docklands, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 2.1 miles from London Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival
This 250-year-old pub was a sailor's favourite, home to smugglers and site of secret trysts between Lord Nelson and Emma Hamilton. Closed down by ... More
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The Trafalgar Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Park Row, SE10 | 2.5 miles from London Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival
The pub achieved notoriety selling whitebait (still on the menu) but now the Trafalgar Tavern is a refreshment point for the capital's many visitors. It's hardly ... More
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King Eddie's
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
47 Stratford Broadway, E15 | 2.8 miles from London Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival
A gastropub East End style - and that doesn't mean organic, corn-fed jellied eels and a gang of smoke ventilation engineers. The team behind King Eddie's ... More
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NY-LON
London > Nightlife > Bars
The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 33 minutes from London Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival
Enjoy the luxuries of a first class travel lounge without leaving terra firma at NY-LON, a swish bar in the entertainment district of The O2. The ... More
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Building Six
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 33 minutes from London Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival
The club formerly known as matter and Proud2, Building Six occupies 3,000 square metres of raw, industrial space within The 02, split over three floors with ... More
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Studio 338
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
338 Boord Street, Greenwich, SE10 | 35 minutes from London Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival
Studio 338 opened in spectacular style in March 2014, with Mark 'MK' Kinchen, Kevin Saunderson and Kate Simko all on the line-up. With a capacity of ... More
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Old Royal Naval College
London > Business > Venue Hire
Greenwich Foundation for the Old Royal Naval College, 2, Cutty Sark Gardens, Greenwich, SE10 | 2.8 miles from London Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival
The Old Royal Naval College was built on the site of the Tudor Palace in Greenwich in which Henry VIII and Elizabeth I were born. William ... More
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ExCeL London
London > Business > Venue Hire
Royal Victoria Dock, E16 | 9 minutes from London Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival
A stunning architectural achievement, gigantic amounts of floor space accompanied by shops, bars and hotels, London’s purpose built exhibition centre, opened in 2000, is an exciting ... More
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The O2
London > Business > Venue Hire
Peninsula Square, SE10 | 33 minutes from London Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival
The second most embarrassing legacy of Tony Blair's time in government struggled for years to find a role after the millennium show shut up shop. It's ... More
 
 

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