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POSTPONED: Hidden Histories: Doggett’s Coat and Badge
17th October 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
This event has been postponed until Spring 2019. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.
Established in 1715, Doggett’s Coat and Badge is thought to be the oldest rowing race in the world but its colourful history has often been hidden by the more famous Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race and Henley Royal Regatta. Join Assistant Curator, Katherine Robson, for an exciting guided tour of the Rowing Gallery followed by an exclusive behind-the-scenes glimpse into our archives to find out more about the fascinating stories of a sporting event that has been at the heart if the lives of apprentice waterman on the River Thames for over 300 years.
Image © David Gentleman. Photo credit: River & Rowing Museum, Henley on Thames, UK