Entertainment in Putney On Boat Race Day

In addition to the race at 4.30 find out what else is on in Putney

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The Boat Race starts this year at around 4.30pm on Sunday 31st March (Easter Sunday), (Isis v Goldie - reserve crews @ 4pm) but why not make a day of it in Putney with friends?

There’s a world market in Church Square (by the Odeon), hog roast in the forecourt of St Mary’s church and live music in many Putney bars (see programme).

And for those that wish to see the whole race live there’s TV coverage in many of Putney’s pubs, bars and restaurants (some listed on the programme below).

And for those that fancy a spot of shopping, here are some ideas... Beauty: Melvita (organic), Body shop, Boots and Superdrug. Fashion: Topshop/Top Man, TK Maxx, Gap (promotions), Camicie7 Italian shirts, Next, Benetton, Laura Ashley and River Island. Sports Kit (inc Ski) – Sports Direct.com, Mountain Warehouse and TK Maxx have sales and promotions . Cycles from Putney Cycles, Velosport and Halfords. Shoes: Office, Clarks, Next, Running Bare, One Small Step One Giant Leap. Homewares: Cargo, Laura Ashley, Butlers, Argos and Aflair. Photo/Electronics: Curry’s Digital, Argos, Ryness and Maplin. Books/Home/Office: WH Smith, Rymans and Waterstones.

Putney is going through a phase of improvement at the moment, including enlargement of The Exchange shopping centre that will introduce a new H&M store to the High Street, improvement of the station and several other High Street buildings.

The World Market
Church Square
Putney High Street, Putney
SW15 1SN

Large market, all day, by the Odeon

The Putney Pantry
St Mary's Church, Putney High Street, Putney
SW15 1SN
0208 789 1137

Hog roast, beer tent, BBQ and live music - plus outside/inside seating area in church forecourt

Coat and Badge
8 Lacy Road
SW15 1NL
0208 788 4900

2 Bands booked one before one after
Plus TV coverage

The Duke's Head
8 Lower Richmond Rd

"2 bands performing after the race finishes
DJ's to play when the sun goes down
We will be hosting two floors of frolicking and tomfoolery, with headline bands playing in the main pub. Then as the sun sets the DJ’s begin to play in the Rowing Club. We will be installing two new bars, located in the Coxswain Restaurant and on the river facing terraces. To compliment your beer we will be offering a gourmet burger. The barbeque will be served well into the evening."
Plus 4 x 42 inch HD plasma screen, big screen and outdoor gazebos for TV coverage

The Green Man
Wildcroft Road, Putney Heath
SW15 3NG

Escape the crowds, enjoy all of the boat race in comfort and watch it on our 60inch screen outside (weather permitting). We will make sure that you are fed, watered and have the best view of the race. Oxford, Cambridge or mutual, we guarantee you wont be disappointed!! Follow us @greenmanputney for further details on the day!

Booking is highly recommended, please call us to save your space now!

The Spencer
237 Lower Richmond Road
SW15 1HJ

Band playing/tables on the common tbc. Bar on the river by at the start line.
Open 9am - midnight. Free entry
TV coverage

The Star & Garter
4 Lower Richmond Rd.
SW15 1JN
0208 788 0345

"Live Bands Throughout the Day on Both Main Floors

Next to our New Outdoor Draught Bar.

Music From Tim Barton - The Aussie Boat Race Legend, Marner Brown & Other Supporting Acts - Followed by our Resident DJ Taking you through to 1am

Outdoor BBQ with Wild Boar & Gourmet Burgers - Alongside our Outdoor Draught Bar!"

Plus plasmas in the Main Bar, 8ft Screen In The Ballroom & Big Screen in The Cellar Bar
The Boathouse
32 Brewhouse Lane, Putney Wharf
SW15 2JX

Free entry;
three bands from 4.30pm - 11pm; funk-brit pop-rock

Plus Lareg screen projector showing the race

The Half Moon
93 Lower Richmond Road
SW15 1EU
0208 870 9383

Live bands and DJ's all day. In the Garden - hog roast and pizza oven, real ale and Pimm's bar.

Plus 2 TVs and a giant projector screen in the pub. 2 TV screens in the garden.
The Whistle and Flute
46-48 Putney High Street
SW15 1SQ
Live music before and after the race, The whole race shown live on 4 screens.

Food served all day, including pulled pork baps and hotdogs.

Free entry all day.

Crews 2013

March 15, 2013


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