|The 92nd Putney Town Regatta|
Event first held in the year of the coronation of George V
The 92nd Putney Town Regatta will be held on the Saturday, 17 May 2014. The races are held over a course of approximately 1200m between the Mile Post (Fulham) and the Ranelagh Sailing Club Flag Mast.
In a 1929 programme as members of the Committee and organisers of events were names well known in the professional world including Ayling, Cobb, Gibson, Newens and Phelps. Events included a Rum-Tum Handicap, a Watermen's Apprentices' Race, a Ladies' Four Oared Race and a School Boys' Swimming Race. There was fun in Leaders Gardens and two bands played. To complete the day at 10.00pm there was a Grand Firework Display held in the Fulham Embankment Gardens and viewed from the Putney Hard by the local residents.
You can find a full timetable of the races at www.putneytownregatta.org.uk