Stories of the Boat Race

15 September 2018

Not to be missed – “Stories of the Boat Race” at the River and Rowing Museum, Henley-on-Thames, on Sunday 30 September from 2:30 to 3:30 pm.

The Boat Race – 80 Years through the Lens exhibition is right now going on at the River and Rowing Museum in Henley-on-Thames (through 31 December 2018). In partnership with the BBC, the museum celebrates the 80th anniversary of the first time The Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race appeared on television.

On 30 September, between 2:30 and 3:30 pm, the River and Rowing Museum invites everyone who is interested in the broadcasting of the race to listen to “Stories of the Boat Race” at the museum. Special guests will talk about everything from how the coverage of this unique event has developed since 1927 to participating in, and commentating on, The Boat Race itself.

The special guests are:

BBC Sport legend Barry Davies, commentator for the past 25 Boat Races

Robert Treharne-Jones who was part of the BBC Radio team for many years

Daphne Martschenko, Cambridge University Women’s Boat Club President 2017-2018 and Boat Race crew member

Former BBC producer/cameraman and broadcast historian Nick Gilbey.

Tickets are £6. 

Booking is essential – please call 01491 415600, or use the form that can be found by clicking here.

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