Anglian Dragon Boat Festival

Hundreds of people are expected to take to the water in Lowestoft today as the Anglian Dragon Boat Festival returns to Oulton Broad in aid of St Elizabeth Hospice.

Traditional dragon boats Credit: PA

The races take place between 10am and 4pm. Twenty-seven crews will race the thirty foot brightly painted Chinese dragon boats three at a time over a 200m course alongside Nicholas Everitt Park.

Organisers say they expect thousands of spectators to attend.