This event has finished Took place on: Monday, 16th Sep 2019
Hop aboard a Thames Clippers boat and cruise to Barking and back with Iain Sinclair, one of London’s most highly respected authors. Iain will be sharing smelly riverside histories, sights and scents and submerged Thames memories.
Part of The Barking Stink - a scented heritage project. Engage your senses to discover London’s layered mysteries and stories.
Iain Sinclair is author of numerous critically acclaimed books focusing on London. He was born in South Wales. He went to school in the west of England and university in Dublin. He lives, walks and writes in East London. His books include Lud Heat, Downriver, London Orbital and, most recently, Living with Buildings (And Walking with Ghosts).
The Barking Stink is a new heritage project by Thames Festival Trust, a scented history created to explore Barking Creek’s rich industrial past. Focusing on historical smells, from fragrant fisheries to noxious factory fumes, The Barking Stink project will engage children and young people in the heritage of where they live, via animated films, a pop-up exhibition, talks, walks and workshops.
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