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Tales of the Thames

Last Saturday in London, a host of writers and historians – poet laureate Andrew Motion, architectural guru Dan Cruickshank, Iain Sinclair (Hackney, That Rose-Red Empire: A Confidential Report), Susan Brigden (New Worlds, Lost Worlds: The Rule of the Tudors 1485-1603), Robert Douglas-Fairhurst – came together for one day at Somerset House to explore the remarkable history of the capital’s much maligned and exalted waterway. Read more →