Welcome to the latest episode of Londonist Out Loud, a podcast about London, as recently recommended by The Telegraph.
We learn about the origins of the festival, the motivation behind its conception, and what river-related events are on offer this year. Ship opera anyone?
The Thames Festival runs from 6-15 September at various locations in London and beyond.
- Our Thames Festival preview
- What’s on: walks and talks
- From Source to Sea festival relay
- Download a free alternative map of the Thames during the festival
- Join us on a Thames Festival Photowalk
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Photograph courtesy of Nicky Petto. Show notes by Ruth Hargreaves