Sunday, 03 October 2021, 5:00pm


Tate modern, the former Bankside power station seen across the Thames

Free riverside stroll for the Silver Sunday. looking at the archaeology of the Thames foreshore from the footpath aimed at Londoners with limited mobility and/or aged 65+

Join one of our professional archaeologists to find out about the archaeology of the Bankside area of Southwark from the Thames footpath. The walk route has step free options along the whole route. Total walk length is about three fifths (0.6) of a mile or about a kilometre.

This walk is funded by the City Bridge Trust for Londoners aged over 65. Younger Londoners with mobility difficulties are also welcome. If you’re accompanying someone over 65 or someone with mobility difficulties you’re very welcome.

Please note: this event does not take place on the foreshore itself but on the footpath overlooking it.

The meeting point for this walk is at Globe stairs in front of the reconstructed Globe Theatre, SE1. This is close to Bankside pier for the Thames Clipper service and to Southwark Bridge Bus stop served by the 344. Blackfriars Thameslink station (southern entrance) is in the middle of the route. The end point is close to Coin St. bus stop which is served by the 381. Please check with TFL regarding accessibility of these services.

COVID-Secure Activities


The safety of all our staff, volunteers and participants is our priority. All our activities are run with a COVID-secure risk assessment in line with current guidance. We comply with the ‘We’re Good To Go’ Visit England industry standard for activities during the COVID-19 outbreak.


• Book tickets for all the members of your party – including children
• Follow the instructions of the Walk Leaders at all times
• Wear a face covering if you prefer


• Come if you have COVID-19 symptoms, if you or someone in your household has had a positive test, or if you’ve been told to self-isolate.

We’ll give you a full refund, before or after the event, if you’re unable to attend because you have COVID-19 symptoms, you or someone in your household has had a positive test, or you have been told to self-isolate.

If we cancel a walk, we’ll refund your order. We will also keep your details on file, and give you priority booking for any new walks we organise.

Our walks are extremely popular and usually sell out, please let us know as soon as possible if you’re not able to attend.