Enjoy the ambiance and beautiful view across the finish point at Remenham by watching Henley Women’s Regatta from the Chairman’s Enclosure.

Take a break from racing to enjoy lunch or afternoon tea. This exclusive area is reserved for those who have become Friends of HWR or our Victrix members.

Guests in the Chairman’s Enclosure are required to follow our “smart casual” dress code. The wearing of rowing kit is not permitted in the Chairman’s Enclosure.



Only Friends or Victrix members and their guests can pre-book lunches and/or afternoon tea during the Regatta. Beverages can be purchased from the bar at the Chairman’s Enclosure. Online bookings close ten days before the start of the regatta.

Luncheon is served from 12.00 – 2.00pm (Friday-Sunday)
Afternoon tea is served from 3.30 – 4.30pm (Friday-Sunday)



Group bookings


Are you a Friend or Victrix member who would like to celebrate a crew anniversary or other special event?

Has it been 10 years since you and your crew were last together? Let HWR make your special event special. Come as a crew or group, even bring the family. Contact the events manager by email: events@hwr.org.uk to discuss your requirments

Corporate entertaining

A full-day package is available for you and your company to entertain clients and business partners in the Chairman’s Enclosure. Priority is given to sponsors of the event as space is limited.

Enjoy the spectacle of the finish from the upper lawn with a glass of fizz; enjoy a fabulous lunch or delight your clients with a magnificent afternoon tea. It’s a great way to recognise team effort, celebrate a contract or get to know a client. For further information contact Louise Wymer at chairmansenclosure@hwr.org.uk



Entrance privileges

Friends of HWR and members of Victrix gain special entry to the Chairman’s Enclosure for themselves and a companion during the three-day event. Friends of the Regatta are crucial in helping us continue to stage this premier event—and there are many other benefits as well.




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