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.

What's on

13 August 2022, 09:25am: Join us for a guided walk on the foreshore at Custom House

16 August 2022, 11:25am: Join us for a guided walk on the foreshore at Bankside

FROG blog

We’re planning an outdoor immersive event which will see participants following clues to collect pages from a zine. Each page will feature a story of personal connections to London’s River Thames. The completed zine will direct participants to a secret location alongside the Thames for a magical evening event.

Fascinating fragments: A piece of Sunderland Lusterware

Rosie Barker explains how her investigations revealed the fascinating origins of pot sherd found on the Thames Foreshore.


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