Hydracity & Hydrodetours 10 – 26 September

To book for all Hydrodetours walks go to inspiral eventbrite

Or check exhibition opening times, walk workshop and up to date event info here

Final Weekend Special Events:

Start the final weekend of September with gentle Waterside Foraging led by artist Clare Qualmann (on Friday 24 Sept,  Meeting at Thames-Side Studio Gallery for walk 1pm – 2.30pm); the fruits and edibles will be used on the following day.

Saturday 25 Sept (10.30-4pm) as part of Hydracity Woolwich Riverside Community events – Natural Heritage Community Day with local walks – see here.

Or join Ian Thompson’s unique walk from Rochester to Gravesend skirting the Thames Delta marshlands on Hoo Soundings along Thames/Medway canal (11am -5pm)

Then on Sunday 26 September Exhibition open from 12 to 6.30pm

At the exhibition events for all from 4-7pm Hydracity Story Tales and Tails, ending with a magical lantern show.

From 4pm inspirallondon will serve tea and drinks including our vintage inspiral sloe gin. Alongside Hydracity Associate Artists Tales and Tails from Hydrodetours and inspiralling – the histories, archaeology and geology hidden beneath the watery commons: Including readings and tales from Le Collectif des Gammares…

From 6pm an appearance of the Blue Porcupine from Gravesend (artist – Sarah Sparkes)

For Hydracity finale from 6.15 pm Mollett and Morris setting up for Hydrodetour of Woolwich Old Dockyard – With Gallery Lantern show from 6.30pm. Come prepared for fantastical tales of monsters, forgotten places and satirical humour in the watery nooks and crannies of the old Naval Docks.

(If you are coming to the walk that leaves the Gallery and finishes around 7.45pm please do book here and wear sensible clothing and lighting for an early evening walk)