Open House Festival

River Walk


St Pauls Churchyard, EC4M 8BX

London could never have existed without the Thames. For 2000 yrs it has brought power, prestige pageantry and the plague to this great city. Hear about the role of London Bridge, mud-larking, Billingsgate, historic wharves and river tales.

Getting there


St. Paul's


Cannon Street, Blackfriars

Additional travel info

The City Information Centre is opposite St Paul's Cathedral, EC4M 8BX


Accessibility notes

not suitable for those with restricted mobility



A walk along the river side to explore stories of the people of the river, and the role of the Thames in the history of the capitol. Hear why the Romans founded Londinium and spanned the river, the importance of the Port of London, the Doggett’s Coat and Badge race, and see the impressive buildings that line the great river.

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