2012 Olympic Torch

The Museum is delighted to have acquired one of the beautiful Olympic torches used in the 2012 London Olympic Games relay.The torch was carried by High Wycombe resident Kath Gourley in Cardiff and thenRead More

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Painting of Edward Hawks, 19th Century Oarsman

The Museum has just acquired an iconic 19th Century portrait of the rower Edward Hawks in The Gentleman’s Library sale at Bonhams, Knightsbridge. The lot gained widespread media attention and a great deal ofRead More

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Henley from the Wargrave Road’ by Jan Siberechts

Our wonderful 17th century painting ‘Henley from the Wargrave Road’ by Jan Siberechts has returned from the Fundacion Juan March in Madrid where it was part of the exhibition ‘Treasure Island: British Art fromRead More

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A very special visitor at the Museum: Sizwe Ndlovu

Along with his crew, Sizwe won a gold medal in the lightweight men’s four event at Dorney Lake – South Africa’s first ever rowing gold medal. We were lucky enough to show him aroundRead More

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