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Doggett’s Coat and Badge Wager 2022

Due to the extreme heat and the subsequent health warnings for next week, Tuesday’s race will NOT be going ahead. A new date will be identified later in the year, possibly in September.

Bookings are now open for all Freemen of the Company and their guests to attend this year’s Doggett’s Coat & Badge Wager.
You can either purchase Boat only tickets – £35 or Boat and Summer BBQ – £75
Boat details
Embark the Mercia at Tower Bridge Quay 13.45 to 14.00
Vessel departs at 14.00
Race start 14.30
Live commentary by The Voice of Rowing (Robert Treharne
Jones) as you watch the race
Cash bar available on board
Disembark the Mercia at Tower Bridge Quay 16.15
Summer BBQ at Byward Kitchen
Welcome reception drinks served from 16.30
BBQ fired up from 17.30
On board the Mercia, a ‘star-prize auction’ is to be held to help raise funds for our historic building, and to support the work of our Company. The prize being a lunch or dinner for 12, including wine, to be held on a mutually agreed date in the Court room at Waterman’s Hall.
Alongside this is also our online raffle – with lots more wonderful prizes. Please follow this link to enter the raffle http://go.rallyup.com/watermenshall
To make a booking please complete  Doggetts Race July 2022 booking sheet