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Unfurling ice-rinks onto the River Thames

An architectural practice has shown off a concept for an unfolding ice rink which can be installed in places along the river and unfurl like a flower when the weather is right to form a natural ice rink.

Fantasy Architecture – Recreating the Frost Fairs

The last frost fair took place 200 years ago about nowish — if you ignore the recent frost fairs on the southbank, which involved neither frost, nor very much fair to be frank.

When there were icebergs in the River Thames

Although most readers will be familiar with the tales of the Frost Fairs, when the River Thames was completely frozen over, changes to the climate and river structures made such an event almost impossible in the 19th century – and