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Largactyl Shuffle - Mudlarking Walk

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Join CoolTan Arts Largactyl Shuffle for a fun guided cultural walk for mental and physical wellbeing.

Meet at Oxo Tower Wharf (back & lift entrance on Barge House Street). Meet to register at 10.15am, and the walk will begin at 10.30am.

Try your hand at mudlarking – along the banks of the River Thames, and learn more about the history of beach combing.

From the 18th to the 20th century mudlarking was a recognised profession, while today people enjoy it more as a pastime and great way to find out about London's stories. Go paddling, have a picnic and you might just discover buried treasure!

The Largactyl Shuffle has been running since 2006 and is named after the oldest anti-psychotic drug, Largactyl, that can have extreme physical side effects including a distinctive shambolic gait, or 'shuffling'.

The walks are researched and led by the Largactyl Shuffle volunteer group who meet weekly to plan and research.

The walk leaders wear orange high-viz vests and rucksacks. The full walk is about 3 miles and will last approximately 4 hours. Please wear comfortable shoes and bring your own water.

Call CoolTan Arts on 07985 658443 if you cannot find the walking group on the day. All are welcome.

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  • 10.15am-1pm
  • FREE

Oxo Tower Wharf
Barge House Street, London, SE1 9PH
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