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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Monday, 13 April 2020, 11:30am: This walk has now been cancelled due to the Coronavirus/Covid-19 outbreak

We take the health and welfare of our staff, volunteers and the wider community very seriously and have postponed all public events until at least the 1 June 2020

FROG blog

Will Rathouse writes about how Thames paddle steamers were used to protect the Thames Estuary from air attack in WWII

A round up of the first week of Foreshore Favourites


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