The Thames Estuary, Rob Smith

London has always relied upon the Thames Estuary, but the place is a mystery even for many Londoners. Rob’s talk starts in East London and follows the river to the sea. Along the way, he will tell you some of the stories from the history of the area, and about places to visit in real life.

Hear about forts built to defend London from invasion, the container ports that bring goods to our shops today, hidden places for wildlife, genteel Georgian towns that have grown up a bit today, Saxon settlements and World War Two sea forts. This virtual tour should whet your appetite for further exploring.

 

Date: Wednesday 31 March 2021

Time: 19:00

Place: Your own home or boat (Zoom webinar)

Booking: This event is open to members, including Crewing Service members, only. A link to register to join will be added here before the broadcast and will also be emailed to CA London Section members.