News

River & Rowing Museum to realise its ambitions as a ‘hub for the community’

  River & Rowing Museum to receive vital investment of £151,134 from the Government’s latest Culture Recovery: Continuity Support Fund Museum among 925 recipients to benefit from the latest round of awards from theRead More

Posted in: Exhibitions, Families, Galleries, General, Henley, Rowing
Tagged in: , , , ,

Chris Dodd, co-founder of the River & Rowing Museum, shares his stories and insights

With Cathy Pütz, Director of the River & Rowing Museum Image credit: © Getty Images About Chris Dodd:  Since joining the Guardian newspaper in 1965, Chris Dodd has been a highly influential “international rowingRead More

Posted in: General, Henley, Rowing
Tagged in: , , , , ,

‘Conservation in Action’: Caring for John Piper’s final stained glass window design

Follow us on the journey to conserve John Piper’s design for the stained glass window at All Saints Church, Farnborough, commissioned in memory of Sir John Betjeman Why is this artwork important? John PiperRead More

Posted in: Galleries, General
Tagged in: , , , ,

A Lifetime in Women’s Rowing by Fiona Dennis

(Image credit: Richard Dennis) My father, who’d previously rowed, suggested I join the then recently formed women’s squad at Derby Rowing Club.  After two sessions in the club ‘gig’, the equivalent of a parkRead More

Posted in: General, Henley, Rowing
Tagged in: ,

The Importance of Thomas E. Weil, ‘The Great Collector’

By Chris Dodd, Hear the Boat Sing The Great Collector Tom Weil retires from the board of the River & Rowing Museum today. Chris Dodd sings his praise. If you are interested in rowingRead More

Posted in: Exhibitions, Galleries, General, Henley, Rowing
Tagged in: