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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.

 

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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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Underground Stations

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Moorgate Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Bank Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Whitechapel Overground Station
 
25 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Q-Park Bucklesbury House
 
5 minutes walk
 
Barbican Centre 22 Legion
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 5 minutes from The World's Oldest Boat Race
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