Moody view of Thames Estuary

The estuary of any river is often a bleak and moody place, where sea and river merge, and the Thames is no exception. The exhibition Estuary (until 27 Oct) at the Museum of London in Docklands celebrates the museum’s first decade, and if you haven’t yet seen this offshoot of the London Wall museum, it…

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Charting the Thames – Royal River at Greenwich

Every great city has its own river, and wars are fought and lost around them. London has the Thames, and from the time the Romans forded it, it has been pivotal to the city’s history. Historian David Starkey has taken the river’s royal connections and woven a fascinating tale of how this stretch of water…