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Blue Ribbon Village

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A family-friendly river and environment zone, decorated with beautiful flags made by artist Shona Watt. This is the place to explore the river's wildlife, the industries it supports and its history.

At the centre of the park will be a fabulous sculpture, 'Reclaimed by the Thames', created by children from 100 London primary schools. Alongside the sculpture there will also be a host of interactive activities to get involved in including photography and painting workshops.

Wildlife Man, Jules, will be conducting pond-dipping demonstrations using freshwater fish from the Thames.

The Waterways Craft Guild will be providing painting and rope-making workshops.

Artburst will be making wonderful glitter fish for children to take away with them.

Surrey Docks Farm are bringing their mobile farm together with a horsebox and an array of animals to learn about.

On The Water is offering free kayak sessions for all the family aboard its kayaking simulator, and the chance to win lots of prizes.

Join Whale of a Time modelling your favourite marine species in clay, whilst learning about the threats and environmental impact in the oceans!

The Disco Shed will be have garden games for little ones, as well as spinning everything from soul to reggae, hip hop to house, and allotment-rockin' beats.

Kayaking demonstrations by members of the Westminster Boating Base, a display boat hosted by the Maritime Volunteer Service, pond-dipping and animation workshops are amongst the other activities provided by Thames-based groups this year.

Westminster Archives invite you to help re-make history - families will have the opportunity to work with a professional animator to create an animation to tell the story of Dr John Snow and the River Thames. The finished animation will appear on the project website which goes live at the end of the year. This activity is open to families and children aged 6+

This event is in the past. This is an archive page for reference.
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