Fawley Meadows, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, EnglandPhone
July 19-21, 2019
The Thames Traditional Boat Festival was first held at Fawley Meadows 40 years ago as a rally for like minded enthusiasts who wanted to show off their enthusiasm for the older, traditionally built craft that were fast disappearing from the river Thames.
From these small beginnings the TTBR, or "The Trad" as it became known, has flourished to the extent that it now attracts interest the world over.
This prestigious event, re-born as the Thames Traditional Boat Festival, whilst keeping faith with the precepts of its founding fathers, now incorporates the traditional values of many other trades and crafts of a bygone era, as well as providing a fun day out for all the family.
An exciting and fun day out for the whole family, a celebration of all that's best in British boatbuilding and craftsmanship evoking the nostalgia of boating from a bygone era. This popular, long-running event, now offers more attractions on the water, in the air and on the land, than ever before.
Featuring the largest display of traditional boats in Europe, the fleet of Dunkirk "Little Ships", Her Majesty's Rowbarge "Gloriana", amphibious and military vehicles, the WW1 air display team - and much more...