Ships gathering for the Tall ships festival at Maritime Greenwich
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Tall Ships arrive for London festival

Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to attend the Tall Ships Festival on the River Thames.

It is the first time the event has been held in London for 25 years and more than 50 vessels have arrived in the capital. The festival runs from 5-9 September.

BBC London's Wendy Hurrell spoke to Darren Naggs, captain of the Tenacious, crew trainer Destiny Goouch and Labour councillor Miranda Williams, from Greenwich Council.

  • 05 Sep 2014
  • From the section London