The Scottish Boat Race Festival

Watch Scotland's 2 oldest university boat clubs compete in the annual Scottish Boat Race Festival on the 20th of May!

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The Scottish Boat Race Festival
About The Scottish Boat Race Festival

The Scottish Boat Race is the annual rowing competition held on the River Clyde, between ancient rivals the University of Glasgow and the University of Edinburgh.

After last years success, Riverside Museum will be hosting the Scottish Boat Race Festival for another year with a full programme of events & fantastic riverside views of all the action!

FULL ENTERTAINMENT PROGRAMME FROM 10AM - 6PM ON SATURDAY 20TH MAY 2017.

LIVE MUSIC | BIG SCREEN SHOWING ALL THE RACES BEAMED LIVE

GOURMET REFRESHMENT AND STALLS
MORE INFO TO FOLLOW

CHILDREN'S ENTERTAINMENT PROGRAMME + MANY MORE FAMILY FRIENDLY FUN TO BE ANNOUNCED!

COME AND JOIN US!

*** Come down to the Tall Ship and Riverside Museum to see the University of Glasgow and Edinburgh Boat Clubs compete on the River Clyde for the coveted title of Scottish Boat Race champion 2017!

IT is one of thee world’s most historic rivalries which has seen the inhabitants of Scotland’s two largest cities (Glasgow & Edinburgh) attempt to get a rise out of one another for as long as anyone can remember!

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for The Scottish Boat Race Festival are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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