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The Great River Race 2018
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The Great River Race 2018

The Great River Race 2018 Great River Race Pier Closures Today is the 30th Great River Race. A number of river closures are in place throughout the day. Approximate closure times include: St. Katharine Pier | 10:25-11:25 Westminster Pier Pier | 11:05-12:05 There will be no departures from these piers during these times. After the race has passed Westminster Bridge services should return to the usual time table. About Thames River Services Thames River Services (TRS) have been operating daily sightseeing tours since 1986, our current service operates between Westminster Pier, St. Katharine Pier (for Tower of London) & Greenwich Pier. During

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Sightseeing Tours with Thames River Services
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Thames River Services, Low Summer Timetable, 2nd September 2018

From tomorrow Thames River Services will be operating the Low Summer Timetable. The last sailing will depart Westminster Pier at 16:00, St. Katharine Pier at 16:20 & Greenwich Pier at 17:00. Low Summer Timetable (Operating 3rd September-31st October 2018) Westminster Pier Departures To Greenwich Pier  10:00, 10:30, 11:00, 11:30, 12:00, 12:30, 13:00, 13:30, 14:00, 14:30, 15:00, 15:30, 16:00 To Greenwich Pier & Thames Barrier*  10:30, 11:30, 12:30, 13:30, 14:30 St. Katharine Pier Departures To Greenwich Pier  10:20, 10:50, 11:20, 11:50, 12:20, 12:50, 13:20, 13:50, 14:20, 14:50, 15:20, 15:50, 16:20 To Greenwich Pier & Thames Barrier*  10:50, 11:50, 12:50, 13:50, 14:50

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The Great Fire of London, 1666
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The Great Fire of London, 1666

The Start of the Fire The Great Fire of London started on Sunday 2nd September 1666 in the King’s bakery in Pudding Lane. The fire raged for almost five days destroying over 13,200 houses, 87 parish churches, the Royal Exchange, Guildhall & St. Paul’s Cathedral. Despite the devastation caused by the fire only a small number of Londoners perished in the fire. Rebuilding London On Thursday 5th September all of the major fires had been extinguished & the task of rebuilding London was given to Sir Christopher Wren. Wren’s new design for London featured new wider streets leading from spacious piazzas

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National Afternoon Tea Week & National Prosecco Day
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National Afternoon Tea Week & National Prosecco Day

It’s National Afternoon Tea Week so why not indulge with an afternoon tea & a glass of Prosecco with a river view. Below are just a selection of afternoon tea’s available along the River Thames. Palace of Westminster (Houses of Parliament) Combine a tour of the home of British politics with afternoon tea in one of the riverside rooms of the House of Commons. Audio Tours & Guided Tours of Charles Barry & Augustus Pugin’s Gothic masterpiece are available followed by a tradition afternoon tea with a modern twist. New Palace of Westminster (Houses of Parliament) Visit Website The Swan

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Special Offers

We offer great value family tickets for our Sunday Evening Cruise, November Firework Cruises & London Christmas Cruises.

Pre-booked groups of 10 or more passengers are eligible for an exclusive 10% discount on standard ticket prices for selected sightseeing & firework cruises.

Registered charities can take advantage of our registered charity discount. We will donate £100 to your charity after your event.