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Wharfs, wheelhouses and watermen: the history of Hobbs of Henley

21st May 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

6 – 7pm Boat trip with Hobbs (Including complimentary Mr Hobbs Gin and tonic, or soft drink)

7 – 8pm Talk at the Museum

This talk explores the history of Hobbs of Henley, one of the best-known boating businesses on the Thames. It marks the launch of a new book by Dr Simon Wenham, written to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the firm. Hear how a 17th century family from Hambleden became not only notable pillars of the establishment in Henley and integral to the fabric of the regatta town, but also established a market-leading hospitality company.

£15 combined ticket. Booking essential please call 01491 415600 or fill in the form below.

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Date:
21st May 2020
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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