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Thames River Services, Low Summer Timetable

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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Painted Hall Ceiling Tours, Old Royal Naval College, Royal Borough of Greenwich
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Painted Hall Ceiling Tours, Kids Go Free

About the Royal Hospital for Seamen & Painted Hall The Royal Hospital for Seaman at Greenwich was built under the instructions of Mary II. Mary had been inspired by the sight of injured sailors returning from the Battle of La Hogue in 1692 & wanted to provide a naval counterpart to the Chelsea Hospital for soldiers. The new hospital was designed by Sir Christopher Wren & his assistant Nicolas Hawksmoor. The original design featured a large structure topped by an enormous dome, Mary II ordered that the buildings be split to preserve the view from the Queens House (completed in

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Festive Opening Hours 2018

Festive Opening Hours 2018

17th – 23rd December Viscount Cruises Normal Office Hours Thames River Services Winter Timetable 24th December (Christmas Eve) Viscount Cruises Closed Thames River Services There will be not services to

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The Tower of London

Winter Events in London

Winter Events Beyond the Deepening Shadow: The Tower Remembers* Beyond The Deepening Shadow is a display of thousands of flames in the Tower of London Moat. This artistic tribute was

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Royal Borough of Greenwich

Autumn Half Term

There’s plenty to do on & around the River Thames during half term. Thames River Services operate cruises between Westminster, St Katharine Pier (for Tower of London) & Greenwich linking

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