Virtual  Musical Thames – A Virtual Tour

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You must reserve your place online for this walk. Select your date and time on the table below.

Walk Times

Day Walk Type Start Time End Time
9 December 2021 Special 7 pm 8.15 pm Winter Book Now
28 January 2022 Special 6 pm 7.15 pm Winter Book Now

Musical Thames – Live on Thursday 9th December 2021 at 7pm (1900) & Friday 28th January 2022 at 6pm (1800) London time

 

NB THIS VIRTUAL TOUR CAN ALSO BE BOOKED AS PART OF A 6 WEEK SERIES – BOOK ALL SIX AND SAVE 40% + GET ACCESS TO RECORDINGS TO WATCH IN YOUR OWN TIME (RECORDINGS ONLY AVAILABLE WHEN BOOKING THE 6-PART SERIES)

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From Tilbury Dock to Richmond, the narrative for this virtual tour rises in the east and sets in the west – a day in the life of London Music.

At Tilbury we’ll cheer the arrival of the calypsonians of the Windrush generation in 1948 – and at Richmond we’ll see where black music was woven in to the fabric of post-war British youth experience.

George Frederic Handel will serenade us from Whitehall to Chelsea; The Kinks’ Ray Davies paints a riverside picture as vivid as any Monet. Meanwhile the filth and the fury of the Sex Pistols will rock the boat. And there are riverside venues aplenty from the O2 to the Royal Festival Hall and the ghost of Eel Pie Island.

The musical history of London just keeps rolling along. What better place to chart its flow than on the river upon which this mighty city was founded?

Musical Genres On This Tour

Calypso

Baroque

Blues

Jazz

19th Century Classical

Pop & Rock

Eurovision

Artists Include…

Handel

The Kinks

Lord Kitchener

The Sex Pistols

Places Visited

Tilbury

Richmond

South Bank

Royal Festival Hall

Eel Pie Island

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