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‘Professors of Rowing’: the early Oxford-Cambridge Boat Races

24 July @ 19:30 - 21:00

Speaker: Mark Davies
The talk details the early history of this famous and competitive event, highlighting the unusual alliance of Town & Gown in the crucial role played by the Thames’ watermen and boatbuilders in equipping and training the early Oxford crews. Mark is a local author and guide specialising in the history of non-university Oxford, with a particular focus on the city’s waterways.

Non-members welcome – a donation of £2.50 towards the meeting costs would be appreciated


24 July
19:30 - 21:00
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Radley Church
Church Road
Radley, Abingdon, Oxfordshire OX14 2JN
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Radley History Club