Working River: Film and Photographic Exhibition 25-29 Sept
Thames is a marker in the calendar and Team London Bridge has been a proud
sponsor now for over 10 years. Even if we've not had the best end to summer
this year, the river celebrations mark the changing of the seasons and some of
the last opportunities to enjoy the riverside before autumn sets in.
year, Totally Thames brings London’s river to life throughout the month of
September with an exciting season of arts, cultural and river events.
The month-long programme runs along the 42-mile stretch of
the Thames through working collaboratively with artists, local communities,
river interest organisations and businesses.
the success of 2016’s festival, which drew an audience of 2.2 million people to
150 events, this year’s Totally Thames will celebrate the Thames and the many
different ways London’s residents and visitors can connect with the river.
plenty of opportunities to get on and into the water, from paddle steamers to
paddle boarding, cruising on a Tall Ship to wild swimming. Beside the river,
there’s mudlarking on the foreshore and an open day at Tower Beach.
to get active include joining #oneless for the Big Bottle Count 2 Sept, taking
the Thames Path Challenge 9 Sept and the fishing, kayaking and boat trips at
Tidefest 10 Sept. The festival balances these with the more sedate pleasures of
concerts and live performances in riverside venues and special events at
own London Bridge Hive, the Working River Exhibition follows
the living history of London’s boatyards. This exhibition features the
photography of Hydar Dewachi with
lunchtime screenings of the documentary film 'No
Cash, No Splash: An Oral History of London's Boatyards' produced by digital:works.
locally kick-off with Maria Arceo’s Future
made of plastic litter on Potters Fields Park 1 Sept. Other happenings taking
place in and around London Bridge include the Why Do We Love Shad Thames guided
walk 23 Sept, Working on the River exhibition 16 Sept and Bascule Chamber Concerts
22-24 Sept – both at Tower Bridge, the Kid’s Choir and Sing for Water at The
Scoop 17 Sept, Thames Opera Cruise with MBNA Thames Clippers 23 Sept, and Tea
Total at Courage Yard 30 Sept.
a full run down of events and booking details (if required) click here.
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