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Lord Mayor's Show Travel Information

This Saturday is the 802nd Lord Mayor’s Show, the Lord Mayor Elect Charles Bowman will travel in the Lord Mayor’s Parade to the Royal Courts of Justice where he will swear allegiance to the crown. Charles Bowman will succeed our current Lord Mayor Andrew Parmley, who named Thames River Services newest vessel M.V Thomas Doggett earlier this year.

If you are joining us for our Lord Mayor’s Fireworks Cruises in the afternoon please be aware that travel through the City of London will be extremely difficult due to the show. The City of London will be closed for most of the day. Find out more about the City closure and travel information at: www.lordmayorsshow.london.

We still have a number of tickets available for our Lord Mayor’s Fireworks Cruises, click the link below to find out more.

About our Lord Mayor's Fireworks Cruises

This year’s Lord Mayor’s show will be the 803rd and will take place on Saturday 10th November 2018. The spectacle begins with a morning river pageant where the new Lord Mayor will travel from the City of Westminster to the City of London on-board the Queens Royal Barge, Gloriana. After disembarking the Royal Barge, the Lord Mayor will travel to Mansion House to take part in the procession; a three-mile parade of more than 7000 people, 200 horses & 140 floats. The procession will travel to the Royal Courts of Justice in Aldwych where the new Lord Mayor will swear an oath of allegiance to the crown. At 1 PM the procession will set off again returning to Mansion House between 2 & 2.30 PM.

About our Lord Mayor's Fireworks Cruises

Our Lord Mayor’s Firework Cruises will depart from Westminster Pier and travel down-river following the same route the Lord Mayor travelled during the morning river pageant. The cruise will stop near Waterloo & Blackfriars to watch a magnificent firework display over the River Thames, marking the end of the Lord Mayor’s Show and the start of a new mayoral year.

After the fireworks, we will continue down-river towards the Tower of London & Tower Bridge passing many of London’s famous landmarks. During the cruise our crew will provide a live commentary pointing out places of interest along the riverfront. After the cruise we will return to Westminster Pier to disembark.

Cruise Highlights

  • 2-hour sightseeing tour departing Westminster Pier.
  • A unique view of London’s landmarks.
  • A river view of the magnificent Lord Mayor’s Fireworks.
  • Live commentary.
  • Fully licensed bar (accepting cash & card).

Cruise Schedule

11th November 2017

16:30 | Boarding

16:45 | Departure

18:45 | Return

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