wishing you a merry Christmas & a happy New Year
Leander on a Winter’s day – painted by Nick Quirke
Available to purchase as packs of 10 Christmas cards through our shop
LEANDER CLUB AT CHRISTMAS
7.30am – 11pm Wednesday – Saturday | 8.00am – 4pm Sunday
Our Christmas menu is available from the 1st December, plus we have a special menu for Christmas Eve lunch & dinner.
The Club will close for Christmas & reopen for the New Year’s Eve Feast on 31st December
Don’t forget to join us for the Turkey Sculls on Thursday 23rd December too!
Breakfast weekdays 7am to 9am (weekends 8am to 10.30am) | Lunch 12.00 to 2pm | Dinner 6.30pm to 9pm
Car parking is only for Members and guests who are using the Club & please present your card at the bar to order food or drinks. Thank you
New Members welcome
Our next featured event for Members & their guests …
Saturday 11th December – Bavarian Winter Beer Festival
From midday to midnight. Join in the fun with beer, a full bar, Bavarian food stalls and 8 piece oompah band, the Bettesteiner Footstompers! They will start at 5pm with some big Bavarian band music. From 8pm, we’ll have live music from more bands until closing – rock, soul and party classics to get you in the Christmas spirit!
Leander Club will be running a burger and pretzel stall. Other food stalls include pizza stall, hotdogs, mulled wine and hot cider.
Dressing in lederhosen and dirndl is encouraged but not obligatory but there are prizes for the best costumes!
Tickets £16 each. Members can buy as many tickets for themselves & their guests as they wish. Seating is on a first come, first served basis. Learn more
Note: we also have a number of discounted tickets for all Glow Henley events, available for Members on a first come, first served basis. Please call the Club on 01491 575782 during office hours to enquire about availability.
Other upcoming events
16th December – Supper Talk | 23rd December – Turkey Sculls | 24th December – Christmas Eve lunch & dinner | 31st December – New Year’s Eve Feast | 10th January – Fitness classes commence | 13th January – Supper Talk | Friday 21st Jauary – Fine Dining | Thursday 27th January – Art Exhibition | Friday 28th January – Burns Night Supper
Leander Cycling Club
Next group ride 12th December
For Leander Club Members, their friends & family, who want to train and/or ride with others. You are welcome to join in as little or as often as you like.
Escorted club rides take place on the second Sunday in the month. Meet at Leander Club at 8am for a quick complimentary coffee and safety briefing, before setting off on one of two rides; a Steady 50 – 70km Group or a Fast 80 – 100km Group at 8.15, returning at midday.
Each ride is accompanied by a qualified ride leader & the pre-planned routes are provided the week before. Once you’ve finished, why not stay for a drink or a Sunday lunch?
Leander Cycling Club Members can also participate in Zwift rides on Wednesdays at 19.30, and sign up for cycling camps in Majorca. Based in Port de Pollença, the first 7 day training camp will take place from 13 – 19th March 2022 (with an option for a 4 day version from 16th – 19th March).
To learn more or make a booking, please visit the dedicated Leander Cycling Club website.
The club also has kit available for purchase. Please order between 25 November 2021 – 9 January 2022.
Click here and enter passcode Leander_2021
Fitness Classes at Leander
Starting 10th January 2022 – open to Members & non-Members
Toby Garbett will be holding classes at the Club three days a week from 10th January. The first session is free, then Members £10, non-Members £15.
Mat Pilates – Monday 8.30 am on 10th, 17th, 24th January
Heavy weights – Tuesday 6.30pm on 11th, 18th, 25th January
HIIT (high intensity interval training) – Thursday 6.30pm on 13th, 20th, 27th January
Toby will also be offering Members the opportunity to join Lanzarote fitness camp, at a discounted rate.
We encourage staff, Members & their guests to conitinue to wear masks when inside the building and moving around. Please use the QR code on entry & do not visit the Club if you are feeling unwell
All outdoor food & drinks can now be ordered directly at the bar
WE ARE GIVING OUR MEMBERS MORE …
While remaining true to our heritage and culture, we want our Members to enjoy greater benefits from belonging to Leander Club. So we’re introducing more ways to enjoy our food, social spaces and hospitality. We have a programme of ‘events & music’ for Members and their guests and we are open for B&B accommodation
Check out our ‘What’s on’ page & see the latest weekly and special events
CLUBS, GROUPS & SOCIETIES
THE WORLD’S PREMIER ROWING CLUB
“With a reputation for good oarsmanship, good fellowship and sporting excellence, we are committed to the recruitment and nurturing of rowing talent and the development of world-class athletes.”
Founded in 1818, Leander Club is a private Members’ club that boasts an unsurpassed record in rowing achievements. It is home to heroes such as Sir Steve Redgrave CBE, Sir Matthew Pinsent CBE, triple gold medallist Peter Reed OBE & double gold medallists James Cracknell OBE, Steve Williams OBE, and Alex Gregory MBE, as well as the champions of tomorrow
- 1818 – Leander Club is founded on the Tideway
1860 – Club moves to Putney
1866 – Club builds first boat house at Putney
1897 – Club purchases land in Henley on Thames and begins new Clubhouse construction
1908 – first Olympic medal won (pictured)
1998 – Membership is opened to women