Richmond Riverside Festival
22nd July 2014
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It’s all happening down on the Thames at the Richmond Riverside Festival, which is hosting a whole range of events this summer…

9 & 10 August - 11am–6pm
Richmond Running Festival & Fitness Expo

This weekend launches the Richmond Running Festival and Fitness Expo which is at Old Deer Park on 21 September. 2012 Olympian, Scott Overall, will lead a free Richmond Running Festival training run on Saturday 9th at 10am. Scott was brought up in Strawberry Hill and has a personal best of 2 hours 10mins. Scott will also answer training questions. Throughout the day there will be sporting activities for different ages and abilities.

16 & 17 August - 1pm-8pm
On The Edge

The riverside springs to life with the global sounds of world music and dance. On The Edge is a free two-day festival of live performances that will transport you to the far flung regions of the globe, bringing traditional beats and exotic summer sounds, including African, Creole, Moroccan, Latin and Reggae music.

23 & 24 and 30 & 31 August
Duck Pond Market

Duck Pond Market  offers locally made arts and crafts, gifts, vintage, homewares, clothing and a tempting array of locally made food and beverages.

6 & 7 September - 11am - 6pm
Know your Place

Celebrating the wonderfully rich and varied history of Richmond upon Thames.

13 & 14 September - 11am - 6pm
Celebration of Children

20 & 21 September - 11am - 6pm
Duck Pond Market & Snooze and Circus Taster

27 September
Great River Race

Known as London's River Marathon, the Great River Race  is a spectacular boat race up the River Thames that attracts over 300 crews from all over the globe. The course is from Docklands to Ham House in Richmond and is a great fun day out for competitors and spectators alike.

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