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Henley Royal Regatta is staged annually in the Parish of Remenham and is possibly the most famous rowing event in the world. The Royal Regatta is renowned for its exciting racing, as well as being a highlight of the British summer season.
Crews and visitors come from far and wide to enjoy the spectacle that takes place on one of the most beautiful stretches of the River Thames, a tradition that dates back to 1839.
The Regatta Course starts at Temple Island which is graced with a delightful Georgian folly. This idyllic venue is available for hire during the Regatta and throughout the year.
For more information about Henley Royal Regatta and Temple Island, please visit the HRR website.
The first recorded mention of cricket in Henley is of a match between Mr Mathew Slaughter and his ten sons of Peppard who played a Henley side on August 6th 1766. The prize of eleven pairs of gloves, donated by the landlord of the Plough Inn, Shiplake, plus 11 guineas, was won by Henley.
Today's club dates from 1886 when two Brakspear brothers formed a club for 'gentlemen' that played on Butler's field. A Town club, formed some 20 years later, played at the current Brakspear ground. The two clubs amalgamated in the 70's and now fields four Saturday league sides, Sunday and Occasionals sides, plus a 220 strong junior section.
In the past ten years the Club has bought the ground and built a new pavilion and once loans are paid off the ground will be placed in trust to ensure that it stays a sporting facility for Henley in perpetuity.
For more information about the Club, or how to hire the pavilion visit the HCC
Founded in 1818 Leander Club is the most historic, successful and prestigious rowing club in the world. The club's athletes, who include such sporting legends as Sir Steve Redgrave and Sir Matthew
Pinsent, have won more Olympic medals than any other single-sport club in the world – a tally which now stands at 112 following the success of the London Games.
Our clubhouse is not only spiritual home to more than 3,500 Members worldwide – it is also a distinctive hotel, with fine dining and conference facilities which may be booked by non-Members, who thereby play their own part in placing the Club's athletes onto the podium at the next major rowing event. To visit our website please click here.
“What an eye opener”!
A view from a young member who recently joined her local WI “not at all what I expected”
The WI is not just a monthly meeting with a cup of tea. It is a forward looking organisation with something for everyone. It is the opportunity to share knowledge with other women; come together socially; and learn new skills. There will always be jam making but you will also find music, creative writing, theatre, sports, photography and lots more.
The WI is also a campaigning organisation. This year our main objective has been to increase awareness of the importance of organ donation and this follow other campaigns to increase the number of midwives, human trafficking and saving our bees.
In fact the WI is what you make of it – why not give it try.
Remenham WI meets on the second Monday of each month at 2.30pm in Remenham Parish Hall. Do come along – we’d love to see you.
Contact: Judy Palmer. Tel 01628 472488. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
RAG stands for Remenham Amateur Gardening. It is the idea of Linda Ashwell, who lives on Remenham Hill - and its aim is to improve the look of the bare verges and the rural environment in the community. RAG has generated the support of a team of volunteers who gave up their time, last autumn, to plant bulbs in grass verges that were previously rather bare.
At Henley Rowing Club we pride ourselves on having a friendly and welcoming atmosphere to enable people to enjoy rowing whether at a competitive level or recreational. We offer both ‘learn to row’ courses and private tuition aimed at adults and juniors who have never rowed before and would like to give it a try.
For more experienced rowers our squad system is structured to enable you to choose the most appropriate level.
For general enquiries contact email@example.com
Manager Beverley Mulrooney, The Boathouse, Wargrave Road, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 3JD, 01491 573943.
The Henley Festival in partnership with BMW, is an annual music, arts and food festival which takes place on the banks of the River Thames for five extraordinary nights during the second week of July. Our stage floats on the River Thames, giving us a stunning backdrop like no other Festival. Come and listen to some of the greatest pop icons, up and coming musicians, and old school DJs plus see a host of fabulous comedians, surreal street theatre and a stunning visual arts programme. And if music and art are not for you then come along to sample our superb range of food from fine dining to up market street food. This is a Festival not to be missed! For more information please visit www.henley-festival.co.uk
Henley Canoe Club is a busy, friendly canoeing club in Henley-on-Thames open to anyone over the age of 9 and of any ability. The club is split into 3 sections for different age groups who meet on separate evenings but often come together for organised weekend trips.
The Junior Group meets on a Wednesday evening and caters for ages 9 - 13 years, the Youth group meets on a Tuesday and caters for ages 14 - 18 and the Adults meet on Thursday evening.
Each group has its own qualified coaches, enabling members to increase their abilities are their own pace. During the winter months, we have access to a local pool where members can practice techniques in more favourable conditions. We also have a well-equipped fitness rooms with a range of ergos and paddlesport focused training equipment.
For more information please visit our website https://www.henleycanoeclub.co.uk/ or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Henley Dragons are a successful dragon boat racing team. We can be seen training on the River Thames through the heart of Henley on Thursday evenings from 7:00pm and Sunday mornings from 10:00am. The club has a very wide age range, anyone and everyone is welcome. We also have a well-equipped fitness rooms with a range of ergos and paddlesport focused training equipment.
We emerged as one of the most successful crews in 2016 and are working on making this year a great season again.
We are always looking for new members. If you would like to have a try, simply get in touch
For more information please visit our website http://henleydragons.online or email us at email@example.com
The Eyot Centre in Henley-on-Thames offers young people the opportunity to undertake the Duke of Edinburgh Award at Bronze, Silver and Gold levels.
The Eyot Centre, Henley is a directly Licensed Organisation and is run by volunteers.
The Duke of Edinburgh Award develops skills and confidence that will be invaluable to you in life after school. It gives you the chance to make a difference to other people’s lives and you get recognition for under taking activities you enjoy. You will be fitter and healthier, make new friends and have memories to last you a lifetime.
The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE) is available to everyone between year 9 at school and 24 years old. It is purely voluntary and additional to everything you do at school.
Emphasis is placed on personal target setting, self-reliance and an individual programme of activities.
For more information please visit our website https://eyotdofe.com or email the DofE Manager, Kevin Nutt, at firstname.lastname@example.org
SERVICES IN SEPTEMBER 2020
Sunday 20 September
– Harvest Festival
11.15am Matins with (BCP)
followed by drinks in the churchyard
Sunday 27 September
11.15am Holy Communion (BCP)
We are observing social distancing during services
and cleaning protocols etc are in place in church.
From Sunday 9 August you will need to wear a mask in church.
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