Media & Press

Any individuals or organisations that intend taking photographs or filming all or any part of the Devizes to Westminster Canoe race will need prior registration and approval before entering the course


Due to the busy nature of the race, and severe restrictions on numbers on the course, places for media may be limited. All applications with supporting paperwork should be in by 7th April 2019


Approved individuals and organisations will be issued press tabards - these must be worn at all times on the course, and returned as soon as possible.


Media must make themselves familiar with the rules of the race, including the out of bounds areas. Any infringements of these rules, or obstruction to the competitors, officials, supporters or members of the public may result in access rights being instantly terminated.


Parking at Devizes wharf is not allowed, unless pre booked.

No media access to check in area at Devizes

No media access to Finishing steps at Westminster.


In addition, the following rules must be observed at all times


Keep a respectful distance in the event of a medical emergency

Respect and adhere to any instructions from Marshalls / DW staff

Media shall respect and adhere to all rules of the DW, Canal & Rivers Trust and the Environment agency


Any filming on 3rd party ground may need separate permissions