Oxford v Cambridge Boat Races  

 
 
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The Women's Boat Race 2.15pm | The Men's Boat Race 3.15pm
 
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Oxford v Cambridge Boat RacesOne of London's oldest sporting events, first raced in 1829, The Boat Race sees England's two elite universities take to the water in a nail-biting 4.2 mile rowing race between Putney Bridge and Mortlake Bridge in southwest London. Thousands of fans line the Thames each year to see Oxford battle against Cambridge. For spectators, there's a great view - and some great pubs - around Furnivall Gardens on the north side of the Thames near Hammersmith Bridge. Head to Putney Bridge, where big screens are put up on both banks, to watch the start of the race. At Bishop's Park behind the South Stand of Fulham football ground Craven Cottage, you'll find food stalls, family attractions and a large beer tent, while the banks of the river around Barnes are another popular spot. The warm-up starts with the reserve crew race between Isis and Goldie held before the main event but the build-up at the river bank starts well before, from 12noon at Bishop's Park and Furnivall Gardens.

 

About Putney Bridge

Fine grade II listed stone bridge, opened in 1886, joining Fulham on the north side of the Thames to Putney on the south. Putney Bridge is famous as the start of the annual Varsity Boat Race. It also marks the finish of the annual Head of the River Race. More about Putney Bridge

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Putney Bridge Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Parsons Green Tube Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
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Imperial Wharf Station
 
25 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Head of the River RaceHead of the River RaceHead of the River RaceThe Head of the River Race is one of the classic races on the rowing calendar, a warm up for the Oxford vs. Cambridge Boat Race that follows the exact same course backwards, from Mortlake to Putney Bridge along the Thames. There are 420 crews in all, rowing down the 4.25 mile course, testing their willpower and teamwork in this uniquely macho sport2019-03-30T00:00:00+00002019-03-30T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Putney Bridge,   Between Fulham and Putney      SW6 3JD
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event > Sporting Events > Other Sports - Rowing | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Saturday 30th March 2019
VENUE  Putney Bridge 
The Head of the River Race is one of the classic races on the rowing calendar, a warm up for the Oxford vs. Cambridge Boat Race that follows the exact same course backwards, from Mortlake to Putney Bridge along the Thames. There are 420 crews in all, rowing down the 4.25 mile course, testing their willpower and teamwork in this uniquely macho sport... More about this event
 
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Putney Bridge,   Between Fulham and Putney      SW6 3JD
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Free EventOn Soon

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VENUE  Putney Bridge 
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