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The Thames and its Mysteries

September 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Free

A Guildhall Library lecture by City Guide Robert Stephenson

This illustrated presentation delves into the unique and curious history of the Thames from the past to the present. London’s river has been a focus for sacred rites and popular superstition since ancient times. Items covered will include the ritual deposition of artefacts, legends, ghosts, Cleopatra’s Needle, Deadman’s Hole, the execution of pirates and modern murders, plus river ceremonial and customs.

Part of Totally Thames 2019 that runs from 1-30 September

Free, but booking required

Further information at Eventbrite

Details

Date:
September 12
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cost:
Free

Organiser

Totally Thames
Website:
www.totallythames.org

Venue

Guildhall Library
Aldermanbury
London, EC2V 7HH United Kingdom
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