Running through the heart of London is a mighty river: the Thames. It has played a central role in the history of the city, and when the tide is low, the capital’s longest archaeological site is revealed.

Join us to explore 10,000 years of London’s dynamic history...

Use our website to explore the archaeology and history of London’s river, and find out how you can get down onto the foreshore and make your own discoveries.

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We take the health and welfare of our staff, volunteers and the wider community very seriously and have postponed all public events

During the Covid-19 outbreak, to ensure we can continue our work for the long term, the staff team have been furloughed

FROG blog

A round up of the fourteenth week of our Foreshore Favourites – our latest Low Tide Lockdown tour to Greenwich, sites and finds in West London AND the winner of the best muddy photo!

Tweeting from home to virtually ‘visit’ the foreshore at Rotherhithe, the City of London and Greenwich – an experiment with online archaeology!


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