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Terrible Thames: Horrible Histories, Saturday 17th August 2024, 1.45pm


Date: Saturday 17th August 2024

Cost: £30

Time: 1.45pm ( this is the time that the boats leaves for the tour so make sure that you are there in plenty of time in preparation to embark on a great adventure)


Tower Bridge Quay is situated on the north bank of the Thames, on the east side of Tower Bridge, and immediately in front of the Tower Hotel. The pier is approx. 10 minutes walk from Tower Hill Underground station. Our postcode is E1W 1LD.

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Horrible Histories proudly presents its wicked river tour of the Terrible Thames!

After three terrific years, we’re back and sailing again in 2024! So climb aboard and prepare to hear the horrible history of the most famous river in the world!

Tremble in terror at the Tower! Sizzle at the Savoy! Give Cleopatra the needle! Be washed away at Westminster! Lose yourself in Lambeth! Get gobsmacked by the Globe! Hold onto your head at London Bridge and escape from Execution Dock!

Take a dive with Horrible Histories into the stories of King Henry VIII, Anne Boleyn, Julius Caesar, Queen Boudicca, Jack the Ripper and Captain Kidd, in this history of the Thames with the nasty bits left in!

45 min round tour trip around the Thames


Date: Saturday 17th August 2024

Cost: £23 plus £5 booking fee

Time: 1.45pm

Seat Location:

Venue: Lyric Theatre