Marlow Town Regatta & Festival

Marlow Town Regatta & Festival

Marlow Town Regatta & Festival - Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th June 2017. Marlow's premier sporting and social occasion.

Dragon Boat Festival & Explore Rowing

MARLOW DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL
Sunday 17th June 2018 – Free Spectator Entry.

Dragon BoatThe Marlow Dragon Boat Festival takes place on the regatta course with races starting at 9.30am and running throughout the day. The enclosure will be open from 8.00am and the last dragon boat race is expected to take place at about 4.00pm.

The Marlow Dragon Boat Festival is organised by Team Activity Group and in recent years has attracted as many as 400 participants in over 30 teams. Combined with a huge numbers of supporters both young and old this creates a wonderful atmosphere and a truly fantastic day out in the height of the British summer. If you are interested in entering a team, you  can do so by visiting the Team Activity Group website (click here to enter a team).

EXPLORE ROWING EVENT
Sunday 17th June 2018 – Free Spectator Entry.

There will be an EXPLORE event on Sunday 17 June, with splash n’dash racing over 250 metres in Higginson Park.

  • Start Time 9.00am, and set up will be in Higginson Park.
  • First race 10.00am, with all races working in conjunction with the Marlow Dragon Boat Festival.  Event should finish by 4.00pm.
  • Marlow RC has two Swift stable touring boats. But we would welcome clubs bringing additional pairs of stable touring boats to make the event more fluid, with races taking place continuously. There will be a trailer park close to the pontoons.

A day out for all the family – Free entry

Sunday is family day and not just for the dragon boat crews and their families and friends. Come down to watch and soak up the atmosphere. There will be food stalls and plenty of picnic space, all right by the river with a great view of the colourful racing. Bring your friends and family and enjoy the fun.

Limited car parking will be available at a cost of £10 on the day (subject to availability), on the football field from 8.00am on an unreserved basis. The entrance is in Lower Pound Lane, off Pound Lane.