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The World's Oldest Boat RaceThe world's oldest competed sporting event, The Race for Doggett's Coat and Badge Boat Race, held every year since 1715, moves to September for the first time in its history to coincide with Totally Thames. The World's Oldest Boat Race, an outdoor exhibition showcasing never seen before archives, goes on display at the same time as the river focused festival, revealing the traditions of the Thames watermen.

 

About Guildhall Yard

The courtyard between the Guildhall Art Gallery and the church of St Lawrence Jewry, Guildhall Yard is the entrance way to both. It's also home to an occasion lunch food market, open air film screenings - and it's the site where The Worshipful Company of Carmen holds its cart-marking ceremony each July. More about Guildhall Yard

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Moorgate Tube Station
 
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Bank Tube Station
 
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Whitechapel Overground Station
 
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Q-Park Bucklesbury House
 
5 minutes walk
 
Barbican Centre 22 Legion
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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7-9 Copthall Avenue, EC2R | 3 minutes from The World's Oldest Boat Race
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24 Ludgate Hill, EC4M | 8 minutes from The World's Oldest Boat Race
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Feliks Topolski: Drawing Debden
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 1st October 2018 to 31st July 2019 - 10am-5pm
The World's Oldest Boat Race, Bartholomew Lane, EC2R | 3 minutes from The World's Oldest Boat Race
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Beasts of London
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 5th April 2019 to 5th January 2020
The World's Oldest Boat Race, 150 London Wall, City, London EC2Y | 4 minutes from The World's Oldest Boat Race
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Barbican Box Music Showcase
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 24th April 2019 - 7pm
The World's Oldest Boat Race, Silk Street, EC2Y | 5 minutes from The World's Oldest Boat Race
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London > Entertainment > Arts and Drama
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 4 minutes from The World's Oldest Boat Race
Part of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama , this is Grade II-listed building on Silk Street houses the Silk Street ... More
 
 
 
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Barbican Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 5 minutes from The World's Oldest Boat Race
The Barbican Centre's two theatre spaces - the Barbican Theatre and The Pit - offer everything from gritty reality to far-flung fantasy, from dance to ... More
 
 
 
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Barbican Centre
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 5 minutes from The World's Oldest Boat Race
Described by the Queen as 'one of the wonders of the modern world' , the Barbican Centre has also been voted 'London's ugliest building'. Ugly or ... More
 
 
 
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Gresham Street, City, London EC2P | Same location as The World's Oldest Boat Race
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London > Attractions > Art Galleries
80 Basinghall Street, EC2V | 1 minute from The World's Oldest Boat Race
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Bank of England Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Bartholomew Lane, City, London EC2R | 3 minutes from The World's Oldest Boat Race
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120 Cheapside, City, London EC2V | 3 minutes from The World's Oldest Boat Race
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86 Moorgate, City, London EC2M | 4 minutes from The World's Oldest Boat Race
An old-fashioned barber’s patronised by city gentlemen and established in 1904. As well as a shampoo and cut you can also have the traditional hot towel ... More
 
 
 
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11 Telegraph Street, Moorgate, City, London EC2R | 1 minute from The World's Oldest Boat Race
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10 Basinghall Street, City, London EC2V | 1 minute from The World's Oldest Boat Race
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10-12 Basinghall Street, City, London EC2V | 1 minute from The World's Oldest Boat Race
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161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 12 minutes from The World's Oldest Boat Race
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4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 14 minutes from The World's Oldest Boat Race
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King Edward Street, City, London EC4M | 5 minutes from The World's Oldest Boat Race
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Urban Golf
London > Leisure > Golf
12 Smithfield Street, City, London EC1A | 9 minutes from The World's Oldest Boat Race
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120 Fenchurch Street, EC3M | 10 minutes from The World's Oldest Boat Race
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The Old Red Cow
London > Nightlife > Pubs
71 Long Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 8 minutes from The World's Oldest Boat Race
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The Lamb Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10-12 Leadenhall Market, Gracechurch Street, City, London EC3V | 9 minutes from The World's Oldest Boat Race
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2 - 3 Creed Lane, City, London EC4V | 9 minutes from The World's Oldest Boat Race
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46 Gresham Street, City, London EC2V | 2 minutes from The World's Oldest Boat Race
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London > Nightlife > Bars
130 Wood St, City, London EC2V | 3 minutes from The World's Oldest Boat Race
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Veeno St Paul's
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
1st Floor One New Change, EC2V | 4 minutes from The World's Oldest Boat Race
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Guildhall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Gresham Street, City, London EC2P | Same location as The World's Oldest Boat Race
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Brewers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Aldermanbury Square, Moorgate, City, London EC2V | 1 minute from The World's Oldest Boat Race
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Pearly Kings and Queens Harvest FestivalPearly Kings and Queens Harvest FestivalPearly Kings and Queens Harvest FestivalEach year, on a Sunday in September, London's Pearly Kings & Queens come together to welcome the new season in style - and boy what a style they have, with extravagant Smother Suits covered top to toe in sparkly buttons, badges and glitter. The free festival starts in the afternoon at Guildhall Yard with marching bands, Morris dancers, maypole danc2019-09-29T00:00:00+01002019-09-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Guildhall Yard,   Gresham Street      EC2P 2EJ
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DATES  Sunday 29th September 2019
VENUE  Guildhall Yard 
Each year, on a Sunday in September, London's Pearly Kings & Queens come together to welcome the new season in style - and boy what a style they have, with extravagant Smother Suits covered top to toe in sparkly buttons, badges and glitter. The free festival starts in the afternoon at Guildhall Yard with marching bands, Morris dancers, maypole danc... More about this event
 

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Beasts of London
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Barbican Box Music Showcase
Concerts | On 24th April 2019 

Barbican Centre 5 minutes walk from The World's Oldest Boat Race

School groups from across London joined by Swifta Beater, present music made in collaboration with audio software pioneers Native Instruments....More

Henry IV Part 1 or Hotspur
Theatre | Until 11th October 2019 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 12 minutes walk from The World's Oldest Boat Race

Harry Hotspur aims to bring conflict to England because of a slight on his family, whilst Prince Hal is uninterested ...More

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Exhibitions | Until 31st May 2019 

Magnum Photos 12 minutes walk from The World's Oldest Boat Race

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Exhibitions | Until 31st May 2019 

Magnum Photos 12 minutes walk from The World's Oldest Boat Race

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XOYO 14 minutes walk from The World's Oldest Boat Race

Experimental drum'n'bass and jazz project formed by Ollie Bown and Sam Britton....More

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Exhibitions | Until 9th June 2019 

Tate Modern 14 minutes walk from The World's Oldest Boat Race

Organised in collaboration with the Reina Sofía in Madrid, Tate Modern presents a major retrospective of Dorothea Tanning's work. Spanning ...More

 
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Exhibitions | Until 2nd June 2019 

Tate Modern 14 minutes walk from The World's Oldest Boat Race

This winter, Tate Modern presents an extensive posthumous survey of Vienna-born artist Franz West. Known for bringing a punk aesthetic ...More

 
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A major exhibition of works by French painter Pierre Bonnard, a friend and contemporary Henri Matisse, known for his unconventional ...More

 

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