LOCAL EVENTS: 2012 - Click on the titles for a link to the various websites
Tuesday 23 April 2013
An action-packed week highlighting the talents of local youngsters.
Events to come
Sunday 2 June
Marlow Town Regatta and Festival:
8th and 9th June 2013
Marlow's annual rowing regatta.
21st - 23rd June 2013
2013 will be the 26th Henley Women's Regatta.
3rd July - 7th July 2013
One of the highlights of Britain's sporting and social calendar. Swiss Farm is located only a few minutes from the Royal Regatta course and enclosures.
10th - 15th July
Five evenings of joyous music making on the banks of the Thames. Campers at Swiss Farm are treated to a nightly spectacle of fireworks during the Henley Festival which is worth staying up for!
12th and 13th July
An internationally recognised event for veterans and masters rowing crews.
20th and 21st July
A wonderful weekend for everyone interested in boats and boating of any sort. The entrance to the Trad Boat Rally is opposite Swiss Farm and is just a couple of minutes walk from the park.
Hambledon Sheepdog Trials:
14th July 2013
3rd August 2013
Stonor Spitfire Proms Spectacular:
A classical concert in Stonor Park.
9th and 10th August
A 400 race, 2-day regatta for skitts, punts, Canadian canoes and dongolas. One of the largest on the Thames and featuring the infamous 'Greasy Pole' challenge.
The 3rd Rewind festival to be held at this riverside location. This years line up includes The Bangles, Kool and the Gang, T' Pau, Midge Ure and Right said Fred to name but a few. Spread over 2 days this is a great family 'boutique festival' and is well worth a visit. Swiss Farm will once again be acommodating many of the visitors to the Rewind Festival.
16th -18th August
Large one day agricultural show with lots to see and do for the whole family: arts, crafts, livestock, show-jumping and entertainment. This is my personal favorite due to the family fun nature of the event.
There are Horse shows, Livestock, poultry tents, food tents, childrens activities, live music and plenty of shopping areas.
The 10th race in a global triathlon series. Competitors swim 3.8k along the Henley Royal Regatta course, cycle 180k through the Chilterns and run 42.2k by completing four laps of a course taking in Henley Bridge, Remenham, Hambleden lock and Temple Island and finishing at Henley Rugby Club: www.challengehenley.com
RNLI Car Boot Sale:
Being held for the second time on Swiss Farm land (a short walk from the park) this event raises thousands of pounds for the RNLI and was a huge success in 2011.
The very popular Henley Half Marathon will once again start and Finish at Swiss Farm and raises thousands of pounds for local charities.
Henley Ploughing Match:
A fun event for locals and visitors alike displaying the skills of local farmers. Only a few minutes from Swiss Farms entrance by car or bus.
Dates are obtained where possible from the events own website however we cannot be held responsible for any errors. We recommend checking directly with the event organiser.