The Classic Car Rally has been a feature of the bankside activities at Durham Regatta for two decades. Organised by the North-East section of the North of England Classic & pre-War Automobiles (NECPWA) Motoring Club it is a great attraction for enthusiasts and visitors alike. From humble beginnings it has grown to include over 200 vehicles, with classic cars from … Read More
The schedule of racing has now been published for Saturday and Sunday. Racing runs from 8am until 7pm on Saturday and 8am to 6:30pm on Sunday. Competitors should read and abide by the competitors instructons and local rules. Visitors arriving by car should be aware of the parking arrangements in force over the weekend. During racing the website will display … Read More
A late addition to this year’s Durham Regatta is the rescheduled Boat Races of the North, an annual contest involving a series of races between the men’s and women’s eights of Newcastle University Boat Club and Durham University Boat Club, scheduled originally to take place on the River Tyne alongside the Newcastle-Gateshead Quayside in March, but postponed amid safety concerns … Read More
Two new faces will be joining the commentary team for this year’s Regatta, Michael Laing and Richard Court bringing the complement up to five. Michael Laing started rowing at St. Leonard’s School and subsequently rowed or coached at Newcastle University and St. Cuthbert’s Society. Since 2005 he has coached at St. Leonard’s School. In 2012 Michael was elected as Chair … Read More
Entries for The 185th Prestige Student Living Durham Regatta have now officially closed. Thank you for your interest. The draw will take place over the weekend and we expect to publish it on the website on Tuesday or Wednesday next week.
Throughout both days of the Regatta there is a wide selection of free and exciting activities and entertainments to suit all ages. These include – Riverbank entertainment – a varied range of vehicles on display in our annual Classic Car Rally musical performances Punch & Judy shows face painting balloon modelling giant garden games large inflatables funfair rides walkabout entertainers … Read More
Entries are now being accepted for the 185th Prestige Student Living Durham Regatta taking place on the 9th and 10th June. Copies of the regatta prospectus are available on the Competitors page. Entries officially close at 22:00 on Thursday 31st May but we expect to reach capacity before then so please do not delay making your entries. As in previous … Read More