The barge-driving races re-enact the way Thames Watermen skilfully manoeuvred their barges on the Thames in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
Modern-day Watermen and Lightermen compete in the main race, while the Newcomers' Race is for friends, family and apprentices.

1pm-2pm Newcomers & Apprentices Race (Waterloo Bridge to Tower Bridge)

3pm-4pm Steve Faldo Memorial Race (Tower Bridge to Westminster Bridge)


On the river, between Tower and Westminster Bridges