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In-Context extended archaeology walk: Woolwich

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This event has finished Took place on: Tuesday, 19th Dec 2023

 £20

Join Thames Discovery Programme to learn about the Wooolwich Naval Dockyard and Royal Arsenal. Led by one of our expert archaeologists, discover histories of naval shipbuilding and how they were armed. Join us for an exclusive guided walk exploring the maritime past of Woolwich. This walk will lead you through the history of shipbuilding at Woolwich from Henry VIII's dockyard to its closure the 19th century, almost three hundred years of maritime heritage. The walk will also cover the development of gunnery, especially for the navy. This walk will start at Woolwich Church before heading through the Naval dockyard to explore stories of shipbuilding and on to the site of the Royal Arsenal where gunnery will be discussed. The walk will last 3 hours and will finish by the Woolwich Elizabeth Line station.

Please be aware that this event involves walking across uneven and muddy ground It is not suitable for young children or people with mobility difficulties.
Meet at: 11:00 am, in front of Woolwich Church.
Our guided foreshore walks help support our work to monitor and record the vulnerable archaeology on the Thames foreshore.


Contact and Booking Details

This event has finished Took place on: Tuesday, 19th Dec 2023

 £20

Booking details and information at this website.

Reserve tickets at this website or send an email to thamesdiscovery@mola.org.uk or telephone 02076611822.

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2023-12-19 2023-12-19 Europe/London In-Context extended archaeology walk: Woolwich An extended guided archaeology walk visiting the site of the old Royal Naval Dockyard, the Thames foreshore and the old Royal Arsenal at Woolwich https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2023/12/19/in-context-extended-archaeology-walk-woolwich-360643 Meet outside St Mary Magdelene Church,1 Greenlaw Street,London,

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Meet outside St Mary Magdelene Church,

1 Greenlaw Street,
London,
SE18 5AW

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