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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.

Related website: www.cooltanarts.org.uk
When
  • 10.15am-1pm
  • FREE
Where

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