Friends of Tate South Lambeth Library

We are the friends of the Tate South Lambeth Library, 180 South Lambeth Road, SW8 1QP. For official information about the library, including opening hours and contact details, please visit the library’s own website here.

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The Thames Discovery Programme and the Archaeology of the Thames Foreshore

Thames foreshoreWednesday January 13th 7pm (doors open at 6.30)












An illustrated talk by Eliott Wragg, field officer for the Thames Discovery Programme – the largest and most successful community archaeology project in Europe.

He will discuss the history of archaeology on the Thames foreshore and riverside; give an account of the Thames Discovery Programme, what it does and how it works; and present some of the more significant discoveries made over the last seven years, including particularly interesting ones at Vauxhall. 

This talk is jointly organised by Friends of TSL and the Vauxhall Society.

Admission  free. Refreshments available.


An extra for the energetic

Following on from this talk, Eliott Wragg will lead a Vauxhall Society free guided history walk along the Thames foreshore at Vauxhall on Thursday February 11th. All welcome. Meet at Lack’s Dock, the slipway down to the river at the side of ‘Legoland’ (Vauxhall Cross, the HQ of MI6). The walk starts at 10am and lasts approximately an hour. Best wear sneakers for walking over the sandy and stony bits.






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