Guided River Walk – 10:45am
Date(s) - 27/01/2019
10:45 am - 12:45 pm
BRUNEL’S THAMES TUNNEL
Pirates, Pilgrims, Mayflower & Brunel 10:45am every Sunday (not 28th April), Monday and every Wednesday (Tuesdays from 7th May) at 6.15pm Bermondsey Tube (Jubilee Line). From Just turn up – no booking required. In partnership with London Walks. £10/ £8 concessions.
Now the curtain rises on a different scene. 1st Miracle: we’re only a 7-minute tube ride from the Houses of Parliament. 2nd Miracle: we’re 500 years away.3rd Miracle: this place still looks like – feels like – what it once was. 4th Miracle: the Mayflower, the Pilgrim Fathers’ pub. And a Dickensian mortuary, king’s palace, villain’s gibbet, prince’s tomb, pirate’s pub. 5th Miracle: down we go, into “the underground cathedral” (as the BBC called it) – the Grand Entrance Hall to Brunel’s Tunnel under the Thames. Coda anyone? River-lulled in ancient Rotherhithe, we’ll hear the cool lapse of hours pass, until the centuries blend and blur. In Rotherhithe, in Rotherhithe…