The Thames foreshore is the 'beach' hidden by the river at high tide, holding the key to centuries of London's history - if you know where to look! Join experts, enthusiasts and archaeologists for a wide range of foreshore fun and exploration during Totally Thames, from walks, festivities, and pottery firing to name a few. Here are just seven of our foreshore events, giving you the opportunity to explore and learn more this September...
Firing on the Foreshore
Sat 1 Sep, 11am - 5pm
Come and explore the secret world of the Thames through neolithic pots being fired in a bonfire on the Thames, extinguished by the rising tide, and learn of the race to protect the amazing heritage of London’s river.
Sun 2 Sep, 10am – 6pm
TideFest is an annual river Thames event taking place at Strand on the Green, Chiswick, and other locations from Richmond to Barnes to celebrate the recreational importance of the Thames Tideway.MORE
Big Bottle Count
Wed 19 Sep, 11am - 2pm
Join Thames21 and #OneLess with this clean up along the Thames to find out how many bottles are sitting on the shore of the Thames in London.
Mudlark Walks: Flotsam Talismans
Various dates & times
Join live artist and amateur mudlark Sebastian H-W on an audio tour to make an amulet, charm or talisman for luck, courage and protection, from the flotsam and jetsam washed ashore, as you think about personal, local and environmental tides, shifts and changes within and around us.
Fulham Palace Foreshore Festival
Sat 29 Sep, 11.30am – 4.30pm
Fulham Palace and The Thames Discovery Programme join forces for a fun family day of river themed archaeology.
Trig Lane Guided Walk
Mon 10 Sep, 9am
The Thames Discovery programme are hosting a wide range of foreshore archaeological walks during Totally Thames, including this one by Millenium Bridge...