River Thames

The River’s Archaeological Tale

The River’s Archaeological Tale

Explore the history and archaeology of the River Thames without having to get your feet wet. From the prehistoric to the present day, the Thames has been at the heart of London’s story. Twice a day from Erith in the east to Isleworth in the west, low tides reveals the archaeology of the foreshore, but with increasing erosion this archaeology is at risk.

The Thames Discovery Programme is a community archaeology project dedicated to monitoring and recording the incredible archaeology of the foreshore along the tidal Thames. Now in its tenth year, the TDP has trained over 700 volunteers to record the archaeology of the fast eroding foreshore. Senior Community Archaeologist Josh Frost will tell the story of the river’s archaeological tale through the sites on which the TDP works and how the remains on the foreshore play a vital role in telling London’s story.


Jan 28 2020


7:30 pm


Non-members £3 Members FREE

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Chiswick Pier Trust


Chiswick Pier Trust
Corney Reach Way, London W4 2UG, UK
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The River’s Archaeological Tale