River Weekender 2017

A weekend festival of the arts for all ages. Where else will you find hair sculpture, a tasting tour of the Thames, author Iain Sinclair and promenading opera in one place!

Don’t miss evening highlights: Watermans With Words on Fri 15 & A Glutton’s Guide to the Thames on Sat 16.

This event is part of Totally Thames 2017 that runs from 1-30 September
www.totallythames.org

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The River Weekender 2017

15 Sep - 17 Sep

This year’s River Weekender is another riotous festival of the arts for all ages, from Fri 15-Sun 17 September. Part […]

Theatre

Watermans with Words: Mini Book Fest – Programme

15 Sep

We’ve teamed up with North London’s ArchWay With Words Book Festival to bring you our very own mini book fest, […]

Theatre

Watermans With Words: Watery Tales with Griot Chinyere Nwaubani

15 Sep

'Griot': a member of a class of travelling storytellers, poets and musicians who maintain a tradition of oral history in […]

Theatre

Watermans with Words: Ian Rawes… Listening to the Thames at Night in 1933

15 Sep

Ian Rawes: Listening to the Thames… at night, in 1933… (£5) Ian Rawes’ project The London Sound Survey is a glorious collection of […]

Theatre

Watermans with Words: Caitlin Davies

15 Sep

Caitlin Davies presents Daisy Belle: Swimming Champion of the World (£5) Novelist and historian Caitlin Davies travelled the Thames from source […]

Theatre

Watermans with Words: Iain Sinclair

15 Sep

Iain Sinclair presents The Last London – the final chapter in his life-long odyssey (£10) Iain Sinclair presents ‘The Last London’, the […]

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A Glutton’s Guide to the Thames

16 Sep

From Monster Soup to Spam Fritters, this historical lecture is an era-straddling journey that will stop off at an Elizabethan, […]

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Osadia Hair Sculpture

16 Sep - 17 Sep

Hairdressing becomes theatre in the barber's chairs of OSADIA. The audience becomes the central performer and is transformed on stage […]

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Mr Gumpy’s Outing

16 Sep - 17 Sep

Interactive storytelling, craft and art workshop Make, paint, and ride the river with your little one! Start the 50minute session […]

Exhibitions

Working River

01 Sep - 30 Sep

Uncovering the history of London’s boatyards over the past 60 years, spotlighting this vital river industry, which has been under […]

Theatre

Watermans with Words: MA Writers from the Royal Central School of Speech & Drama

15 Sep

Drama Along the Thames: This is a great opportunity to see new work from ten emerging London playwrights presenting short dramatic works inspired by the Thames. […]

Exhibitions

Future Dust by Maria Arceo

15 Sep - 20 Sep

Future Dust, an installation by Maria Arceo commissioned for Totally Thames. Illuminated at night by Dutch interactive light artist Tim […]

Music

From Limpopo to the Thames

16 Sep

Free music on Saturday from Duduetsa Marimba Group in the Bar. Duduetsa is a rhythmic African marimba band playing folk music […]

Music

Liquid History at Watermans

17 Sep

Opera, physical theatre and carnival collide in this brand new production that tells the story of London and the ebb […]

Exhibitions

As the Crow Flies

16 Sep - 17 Sep

As the Crow Flies is a sound installation and was made from field-recordings and research in Chalkwell, Southend, and in the […]

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Plants, People, Art & Artefacts – Botanic Gardens, Kew

15 Sep

A guided walk around The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew as part of The Silk River. CPP Hounslow (a consortium of […]


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