A successful 191st Durham Regatta

Colin LawsonNews

The 191st Durham Regatta on Saturday, June 8th and Sunday, June 9th was hailed a great success despite competitors having to contend with a fierce headwind throughout both days. Huge interest saw entries suspended early with those for Saturday racing fully subscribed within an hour of opening on May 19th. Competitors from clubs as far afield as Ardingly in Sussex … Read More

Classic cars welcome at Rally

Colin LawsonNews

The Classic Car Rally is an annual feature of Durham Regatta that regularly draws crowds to admire the wide range of pre-2001 classic motor vehicles exhibited on the Racecourse on the Saturday and Sunday of the Regatta. The Rally is friendly, welcoming and informal, and anyone is welcome to exhibit their classic car, motorbike or light commercial vehicle at the … Read More

New site for Prizegiving

Colin LawsonHistory, News

The presentation of prizes for the 2024 Durham Regatta is to take place at a new venue in the marquee on the Durham Amateur Rowing Club site. Since moving from its traditional venue at Durham Town Hall over a decade ago the presentation of prizes to winners has taken place at Durham’s Gala Theatre or occasionally at alternative sites including … Read More

Pal TV retain Broadcaster of the Year title

Colin LawsonNews

Durham Regatta’s broadcast partner Pal TV has won the national Student Broadcaster of the Year Award for a third consecutive year. The team from Durham University emerged victorious with the blue riband award from the 2024 National Student Television Association (NaSTA) Awards held  at the Imperial War Museum North at Salford Quays on April 6th, following on from their successes … Read More

Members meeting on April 24th

Colin LawsonNews

The next Durham Regatta Members meeting is at 7pm on Wednesday, April 24th in the main hall at Durham Amateur Rowing Club. Members meetings take place approximately 4 times a year to update members on progress and plans for the forthcoming Regatta and to facilitate discussion. The draft minutes from the February meeting are available here.