Meet the volunteers uncovering the hidden history of the world's oldest rowing race

Photo: Hydar Dewachi

To mark London History Day we caught up with a few of our volunteers working on our new heritage project diving into the history of rowing on the tidal Thames. The Race for Doggett's Coat and Badge is the oldest rowing race in the world and has long been overshadowed by the much more famous Oxford/ Cambridge race. Our Oral History volunteers will be bringing this history alive, researching archives and conducting interviews with previous winners and those associated with the race. Here's what they had to say about the bringing this little known history to life.  




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