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Dragon Boats

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Dragon Boats

Let the battle begin! Picture this: 20 crews, a level playing field, drums banging, paddlers going full speed for 200 metres and thousands upon thousands of spectators roaring your team to the finish line. Fancy the challenge? It’s time to get your crews together.

To enter the 2022 Dragon Boat Races, take a look at the information contained on the Dragon Boat Application Form and submit your entries. All equipment will be provided.

Dragon Boat Race Application Form

Activities for you to get involved in

  • Raft Races – for the creative and competitive
  • Musicians and Performers Wanted!
  • Open Water Swim Race
  • Dragon Boats
  • Boat Mooring
Dragon race at the Bedford River Festival



The 2022 River Festival will include countless river activities, eight live music and performance areas, the Sports Island, Pirate Island, the wonderful offerings of the Festival Market, plus so much more.

Make sure you keep the 23rd & 24th July 2022 free in your diaries so that you don’t miss out on any of the action.

If you can’t find what you’re looking for on this web site, please contact the Events Team at to discuss how you can get involved.

Become a River Festival Participant

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