a curious invitation last tuesday society
a curious invitation robert carlyles house last tuesday society national trust londonLondon's Lost Rivers
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LONDON'S LOST RIVERS
with Tom Bolton

Thursday 14th May 2020
Doors open at 6:30 pm, Talk commences at 7:00 pm

When people think of London's rivers, the vast thoroughfare of the Thames immediately springs to mind. But this ancient city was built around other rivers too - and traces of these still remain for those who know where to look.

In this talk, author Tom Bolton unearths a map of hidden waterways that lie beneath our city revealing fascinating anecdotes of the people and events surrounding each location and the story of each hidden river's origins and decline.

Tom Bolton
Tom Bolton is a writer, researcher and photographer who lives and works in London. He is the author of four books that look at the hidden city and landscape of London and Essex. He is also an urban policy researcher working at Centre for Cities, the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment and the National Trust.

Tickets £15 including a glass of prosecco. Please click here to buy.

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14th May 2020
Tom Bolton on London's Lost Rivers

4th June 2020
Michael Holland on Medicinal Plants

2nd July 2020
Lara Maiklem on Mudlarking: Lost and Found on the River Thames

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