Sunday, 15 December 2019

Win a trip for two on Gloriana

HERE’S your chance to win a trip for two on

HERE’S your chance to win a trip for two on Gloriana at the Thames Traditional Boat Festival next weekend.

The Queen’s ceremonial row barge is one of almost 200 boats that will be taking part in the event on and off the river at Fawley Meadows in Henley on Saturday and Sunday, July 18 and 19.

Gloriana was commissioned to mark the Queen’s diamond jubilee in 2012 and has previously appeared at Henley Royal Regatta. She will parade past the site on each day of the festival.

Other attractions will include Blue Bird K3, with which Sir Malcolm Campbell set a water speed record of 131mph in 1938, historic passenger steamer Alasaka and Consuta, the first steam umpire’s boat, built in 1898. There will also be 25 Little Ships from the Dunkirk evacuation 75 years ago.

Off the water, there will be attractions and activities aimed at the whole family including a fly-past by a number of a bi-planes, a display of vintage cars and motorcycles and a pop-up pub and a takeaway service as well as a 400-seat restaurant.

The Henley Standard has teamed up with the festival organisers to offer an hour-long trip on

for two people on either the Saturday or Sunday. The pair of you will be among just 20 passengers able to enjoy this exclusive experience.

All you have to do to be in with a chance of winning is answer the question below and send it, together with your name, address and daytime phone number, to:

competition, Henley Standard, Caxton House, Station Road, Henley, RG9 1AD.

The winner will be the sender of the first correct entry to be selected at random after the closing date of Thursday, July 16 and will be notified by phone the next day.

Question: In what year was Gloriana commissioned?

Terms and conditions

The prize is non-refundable and there is no cash alternative. Sailing is subject to river conditions.

Normal Henley Standard competition rules apply and the editor’s decision is final.

To see the rules, visit php

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