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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26 January 2020 Wrap up warm for the first guided foreshore walk of 2020.

6 February 2020: Antony Firth will be speaking about his research on WWI Motor Launches at KCL.

FROG blog

Our last visit to the foreshore in 2019 was in December to Enderby’s Wharf and Piper’s Wharf in Greenwich.

Take part in the Thames Festival Trust’s annual photography competition. Deadline 31 Jan 2020

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