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Firing on the Foreshore

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Watch pottery being produced as it was thousands of years ago, in open fires beside the Thames, enjoy archaeological strolls along the foreshore, and learn about the fish now found in the river.

Join leading archaeologist Dr Fiona Haughey, artist Edith Slee, Thames21 and the Institute of Fisheries Management for a chance to find out more and explore the Thames foreshore.

Activities on the day for all to enjoy include:

  • Firing of pots
    11am to 2pm
  • Archaeological walks along the foreshore
    11am & midday
  • Displays & Collections
    11am - 5pm
    Artefacts from the river foreshore for you to handle
    Seine Netting showing what currently lives in the Thames and environmental information about the river that may surprise you.

To create pottery that will be fired on the day, join Dr. Fiona Haughey and Edith Slee on Sunday 13th August for a free pottery workshop on the river steps by the Globe.