Come and explore the rich history of the Thames foreshore with leading London Mudlarker Lara Maiklem.
Lara has become synonymous with “Mudlarking” in London and her book published in 2019 became a best selling sensation ! Read a Review Here
This walk is a special opportunity to join Lara on a trip through history as she explains Londons past through the objects that can be found on the banks of London’s river Thames.
Max. 20 people per walk at a cost of £4 per person
Walks at 14.00 – 15.00
15.30 – 16.30
Meeting Point is new river stairs leading down from the Piazza right by Kew Bridge.
Walks are suitable for 7year olds and upwards however there are steps and it can be muddy and uneven underfoot so suitable footwear -wellies, trainers or flat shoes are best and it’s not really suitable for anyone with a mobility issue.
What a few weeks it’s been for “London Mudlark” Lara Maiklem !
Her new book Mudlarking was chosen as Radio 4’s Book of The Week, was featured on Stanley Tucci’s Instagram and has gone straight into the Sunday Times Best Sellers Top 10. She has been a guest on Channel 4’s Sunday Brunch and BBC Breakfast and just about every radio station that could book her ! Social media loves her, the press are all writing about her and the Thames Tidefest Mudlark Walks sold out in a day.
But fear not ! you can still meet the woman herself, and buy yourself a signed copy of the book everyone is raving about at Thames Tidefest on September 8th. Lara will be signing books and chatting between 12.30pm and 1.30pm at Strand On The Green. To make the whole thing even more fabulous, we have managed to secure a discount on the cover price, so the books will be priced at £15.99 instead of the RRP of £18.99 ! So come along to the festival get yourself a bargain and get your chance to meet the most famous Mudlark in the world !