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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

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The Important 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

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Elmer and Mr Benn creator David McKee wins BookTrust’s Lifetime Achievement Award – by BookTrust

By BookTrust: Elmer and Mr Benn creator David McKee wins BookTrust’s Lifetime Achievement Award The creator of Elmer, Mr Benn and Not Now, Bernard has been recognised for his incredible body of work. DavidRead More

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The Henley Sculptress

“So superior an artist”: Anne Seymour Damer Here at the River & Rowing Museum, we’re passionate about shining a spotlight on talented female artists who have been inspired by the core themes in ourRead More

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Gertrude Hermes and Wild Swimming: The Mermaids’ View

By The Henley Mermaids Gertrude Hermes, whose exquisitely detailed wood engravings and linocuts from The Ashmolean are currently in their final weeks on display at the River and Rowing Museum in Henley on ThamesRead More

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