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It's not all about the rowing. Some of the crowd are more interested in ice-cream than rowing, especially this young chap. Photo: Sarah Lee #Henley
Originally staged by the mayor of #Henley it included a fair and other amusements, but the emphasis quickly shifted to competitive amateur rowing. The 1839 regatta took place on a single afternoon but proved so popular with rowers that the racing was extended to two days from 1840. In 1886 the regat
#Henley's royal regatta is a highlight of summer's traditional social and sporting season. It is probably the best-known regatta in the world, attracting thousands of visitors over a five-day period. There are more than 250 races of international standard, with Olympians taking part as well. Photo:
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