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Firing on the Foreshore

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Come and join the Bankside STEWards in firing pots made from Thames clay on the Thames foreshore. The wood used in constructing the fires is driftwood from the Thames and its tributaries provided by Riverwood, a project working with adults with learning difficulties to reuse and recycle wood that would otherwise go to landfill. The fires will then be extinguished by the incoming tide.

12 noon to 5pm Show-and-tell table - Two tables at the top of the Globe stairs.

6pm Archaeological Walk (approx 45 mins) - Meet at the top of the Globe stairs - no need to book, just arrive 10 minutes before.

6.30pm to c.11pm Firing on the Foreshore - As the tide recedes, two fires will be constructed and lit on the foreshore, with pots made using Thames clay. The pots were made in advance of the Festival, in a workshop on 18 August.

  • 12 noon-11pm (approx)
  • FREE

Bankside foreshore
Bankside, London, SE1
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This event is in the past. This is an archive page for reference.
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