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

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‘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

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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 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

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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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