Built in 1891, St. John’s Barge is one of the very few survivors of the many traditional College barges which, for more than a century, lined the Thames at Oxford. Originally used as the bases for College rowing clubs, each had its own character and architectural style, and together they formed a splendid spectacle, particularly during Summer Eights week when, with flags flying and crowded with visitors, they were ablaze with colour and activity.
Essential restoration has taken place on the barge in the summer. Thank you to all our loyal...Read More »
St. John’s Barge is delighted to announce it has recently welcomed two new Directors onto...Read More »
For many years a group of St John’s friends from the 1950’s have met every November for...Read More »
The next AGM for supporters and members will take place on board the...Read More »