Royston Pike Lecture : The Making of Gloriana , the Queen’s Rowbarge

Royston Pike Lecture : The Making of Gloriana , the Queen's Rowbarge
Date/Time - Tuesday 13/10/2015 - 7:30 PM -

A Lecture by Mark Lochrin Edwards MBE

As a traditional boat builder based in Richmond upon Thames Mark has constructed several significant reproductions of vintage boats but one of his greatest challenges came in 2011 when he was commissioned to build the 94 foot long Royal Rowbarge Gloriana . Powered by 18 oarsmen and the lead ship in the Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant in June 2012 , Mark will be talking about the construction of  Gloriana and the race to launch her in April 2012

Mark was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire in the 2013 Birthday Honours for services to boatbuilding , heritage and the Diamond Jubilee

Tickets : £3        Available only at the door , from 7.00pm