This Thursday, the 27th February, as partners in the APPG for Rowing Annual Dinner, we are launching our charity, The RowUK Foundation on the Lords Terrace in the Palace of Westminster. 


Thanks to support from the APPG, we have received 20 last minute additional places for this prestigious event and we are giving you the chance snap up these tickets across four exciting offers:

  • Win a free ticket by donating a prize to be auctioned. It could be your ski chalet for the weekend or something your company can offer that someone else wants!

  • Do you have a second-hand boat in great condition that we could donate to one of our junior clubs? If it’s really good, that might just get you enough seats to reserve a whole table!

  • Donate £120 to the Foundation and get two tickets for the price of one

  • Donate £1000 now and before the event starts, reserve the prize of rowing with or receiving a coaching session with Olympic Gold Medallist, Paul Bennett

Or, if you can’t make it on Thursday, we’d love you to hit the donate button now and support our work in bringing the sport we love to young people from every background. You can read more about The RowUK Foundation here: The RowUK Foundation and our Trustees.

Highlights of the evening include:

  • Three course meal and drinks at this stunning venue overlooking the Thames (Dinner starts at 19:30 and the evening is expected to close at 22:30)

  • Meet our Rio Olympics gold medallist trustee, Paul Bennett

  • A chance to win the all-in-one Paul was wearing when he crossed the line in Rio

  • Take home the exclusive Stella McCartney-designed Opening Ceremony uniform of the tallest person in the entire GB Olympic Team (6’10”!)

  • Many other fantastic prizes available on the night 

  • Hosted by Lord Thomas, Jess Eddie and The RowUK Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the purpose of the evening?

To celebrate rowing in the Palace of Westminster and raise money for charity.


What is the format of the evening?

Drinks in the Cholmondeley Room on arrival followed by three-course meal with wine on the House of Lords Terrace; coffee and petit-fours.

There will be a guest speaker, and throughout the evening, the Group will be raising money for charity with table raffles, and a silent auction.

What is the dress code?

Lounge suit or equivalent. Club blazers are encouraged.


Will invitations be posted?

Yes.  Invitations will be sent to the purchase address approximately one week before the dinner.

Is there step free access?



Can I add dietary requirements?

Yes, please inform us as soon as possible if you or any of your guests have any dietary requirements and no later than one week before the dinner.  We cannot be responsible if not informed.


Are there any ID requirements to enter?

Yes. Photo identification (passport or driving licence) are required, as is the invitation with matching name.  Both must be brought with you to gain access.


Is parking available?

No.  There is an NCP car park located opposite the House of Lords beneath College Green and on-street parking is available nearby.


Is my ticket transferable?

No.  All Honorary or Associate Members bringing guests must attend.  If you or your guest cannot attend, please inform us immediately.


What is the refund policy?

As set by the APPG, after one week before the event, no refunds are possible.