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The Walbrook Pilgrimage with Tom Chivers

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Join an urban pilgrimage through the heart of London, following one of London's lost rivers, the River Walbrook from source to mouth.

Part walking tour, part site-specific audio performance, writer Tom Chivers employs poetry, soundscapes and evocative storytelling to scrape away at the surface of the city, revealing the hidden histories and geological landscapes beneath our feet.

...engrossing yet meditative - Natasha Tripney, The Guardian.
Chivers’ ode to the Walbrook is an immersive, beautifully executed exercise in urban psychogeography - Sarah Lester, Wild Culture.

The walk will last approximately 100 minutes. The terminus is by the Thames near Cannon Street station.

The walk is narrated on headphones. Mp3 players will be distributed at the start, but walkers are advise to bring their own set of headphones if possible as they will be more comfortable than ours!

Please bring clothes appropriate to the weather, including a pair of strong and comfortable shoes. Please be aware that the pace may be brisk at times, and the walk is unfortunately not accessible to wheelchair users.

Devised for ADRIFT - a Cape Farewell commission - in association with the Bishopsgate Institute.