Henley Women’s Regatta is the premier regatta for women in the United Kingdom. Each year more than 1,500 rowers travel from all over the UK and from across the world to compete in this prestigious event. Held on the rowing world’s iconic stretch of the River Thames, HWR offers exciting side-by-side match racing for a wide range of competitors, from Juniors to University and Club to Elite level. In 2017 HWR is celebrating its 30th anniversary. Spectators are welcome to watch and enjoy the racing along the full length of the course – no tickets required!

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Make a scene


Thank you to Jim Parkyn’s and all the rowers who helped!

Jim Parkyn, the amazing model maker, best known for his work on Shaun the Sheep with Aardman Studios, was with us this weekend, creating a 30th Anniversary piece of art. Thank you to all of our rowers and spectators who helped to create such a spectacular piece..