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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09 October 2022, 09:15am: Join us for a guided walk on the foreshore at Chiswick.

27 October 2022, 09:30am: Join us for a guided archaeology walk on the the City of London foreshore

FROG blog

In May 2022, Year 7 at St Michael’s Catholic College investigated the lives of women in medieval London, through a study of Thames objects.

Explore the archaeology of the Thames’ foreshore at Bankside, virtually or in person, and see this famous area in a whole new light.


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