march, 2018

08mar11:30 am12:30 pmLucy Pocock-Stilwell: A woman in a waterman's world?

Event Details

Not only a champion sculler in England but subsequently a women's rowing coach in the United States, Lucy Pocock-Stillwell led an extraordinary life for a woman in the early Twentieth Century. This talk will explore her career as a professional sculler and as a coach to women in Washington State, and consider how her experiences align with, or challenge, social expectations of women at the time on both sides of the pond. A talk to mark International Women’s Day. Lecture ticket £6

Time

(Thursday) 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Location

River & Rowing Museum

Mill Ln, Henley-on-Thames RG9 1BF

Organizer

River and Rowing Museum01491 415600 Mill Meadows, Henley on Thames, Oxon, RG9 1BF

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