“Who would have ever thought that we’d have Cornish gig rowing on the river Thames?”
A phase that I hear often when people discover the work and endeavours of the London Cornish Pilot Gig Club. And now do we not only have one home, but two in our countries capital. Gig rowing is well and truly part of Kernow in the City.
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Come and give gig rowing a go!
Saturday 11th March 2017
11:00 – 14:00
The London Regatta Centre
1012 Dockside Road
Rowed? Never rowed? It doesn’t matter! Come and give gig rowing a go in a Cornish Pilot Gig. This is a free event and we’re holding the first of many open days for people to come and try gig rowing.
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By David Callaghan, 25, Wandsworth, rower with men’s crew.
I’ve now been living in London for seven months. Anyone who knows me well enough, knows that I always wanted to come and move to the capital. I loved the jolt of the city, the rapid pace that keeps people thriving and living. After university, I returned to Cornwall for a brief spell and had an amazing three years making new friends and meeting amazing people – but I still longed for the city buzz.
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