Covid safety at the Regatta

Colin LawsonNews

As race weekend nears we need to remind competitors of a number of important points: You will have seen in the competitors instructions that the New Elvet/Leazes bridge is currently closed for major repairs. As such all vehicular access to the Regatta site should be via the A1(J61 Bowburn)/A177 or A1 (J63 Chester-le-Street)/A167/A177 (via the Cock of the North roundabout). … Read More

Regatta looks to the future after second blank summer

Colin LawsonNews

After a frustrating season of challenges that continue to mount we look forward with some trepidation to the 188th Durham Regatta, set to take place on June 12th and 13th 2021. Added to enforced restrictions on rowing and the loss of all summer competition due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the situation is further exacerbated by the closure of New Elvet … Read More

2020 Regatta cancellation by COVID-19

Colin LawsonNews

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The Board of Directors, Executive and Members of Durham Regatta regret to announce the cancellation of Durham Regatta scheduled for 13th and 14th June, 2020. The health, safety and welfare of all who take part in or contribute to the regatta are of paramount importance and we judge that the risks to these are not acceptable. We were particularly conscious of the … Read More