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Horrible Histories - Terrible Thames

20 July 2022 to 4 September 2022 Tower Bridge Quay

Horrible Histories proudly presents its wicked river tour of the Terrible Thames! So climb aboard and prepare to hear the horrible history of the most the most famous river in the world!

Tremble in terror at the Tower! Sizzle at the Savoy! Give Cleopatra the needle! Get gobsmacked by the Globe! Hold onto your head at London Bridge and escape from Execution Dock!

Take a dive into the lives (and deaths!) of the most famous and infamous British people, in this history of the Thames with the nasty bits left in!

There’s incredible stories, glorious views, exciting sea shanties and even the chance to sing yourself! Whether you love Horrible Histories or just want a fabulous sightseeing tour of the Thames, this is the trip for you and your family!

A rip-roaring, riotous sightseeing tour kids and adults will never forget!” The Sun

After a sell-out season in 2021, the Terrible Thames team are delighted to be sailing again through to October.

  • Perfect experience for all the family - full of facts, stories, jokes and great sights!
  • The best way to experience the River Thames
  • Family tickets are priced from just £62.00!
  • Sailing from Tower Bridge Quay, right below Tower Bridge and in front of the Tower Hotel

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