7-11th JULY 2021
Henley Festival

David Gower

7:30 pm on Sunday 12th July 2020

Live Streaming


Fourth highest test match runs scorer for England after Alastair Cook, Graham Gooch and Alec Stewart, but crucially ahead of Geoffrey Boycott. Several books include two autobiographies, “Gower, the Autobiography”, The second (2013) was more aptly titled “An Endangered Species, reflecting both his reputation and his love of wildlife. Now a broadcaster and journalist, his main job is to present and commentate on SKY’s coverage of international cricket. Spent 5 years as a commentator for BBC TV, also presenting Gower’s Cricket Monthly, not to be confused with David Gower’s Cricket Weekly on Radio 5. 8 years as team captain opposite Gary Lineker on BBC TV’s “They Think It’s All Over”, with Nick Hancock, Jonathan Ross and Rory McGrath, with whom he has also worked on the BBC Holiday programme. After 2 years as the Sunday Express cricket correspondent, and 2 more as a columnist for the Sunday Telegraph he then wrote a well received column for the Sunday Times for a good ten years. Was also at one stage wine correspondent for BA’s Skylines magazine and is now an ambassador for and an investor in Sipp, another wine venture, as well as having a cousin, Richard, who is a stakeholder in a South African winery, Vondeling. Yes, we love a glass of wine!


FESTIVAL TIPS

ARRIVE EARLY

There’s so much to experience at the Festival it’s worth being ready to go when the gates open at 6pm.

DIG OUT YOUR BEST FROCK

You can never be overdressed at Henley!

FOOD & DRINK

DRINK WITH A VIEW

Head to the Moet Champagne lawn for a glass of fizz and an amazing view of the river.

HUNGRY?

All our non-bookable restaurants are open throughout the evening and are less busy during the floating stage concert.

YOUR VISIT

WHAT SHALL I WEAR?

The Festival has a black tie dress code.

WHAT TIME SHOULD I ARRIVE?

The car park opens at 4pm, Festival gates open at 6pm.

DO I NEED A WRISTBAND?

Wristbands will be given out at the Festival gates upon presentation of a valid ticket.

JOIN OUR MAILING LIST FOR REGULAR FESTIVAL UPDATES

Your email address