Posts Tagged "river"

Mayor’s Thames Festival

London is enjoying superb weather for this weekend’s annual Mayor’s Thames Festival as you can see from this photo. It was taken yesterday in The Scoop and you can see Tower Bridge in the background. And it’s not over! I’ll be heading down to the river later to enjoy today’s festivities and the spectacular parade and fireworks this evening. The event coincides with the Paralympic Games Closing Ceremony.

Have you ever been to the Mayor’s Thames Festival? What was your highlight?

Thames Wins International Environment Award

London’s iconic river Thames has won the prestigious International Theiss River Prize in Perth, Australia this week. The prize recognises outstanding achievement in river management and restoration. The Thames has undergone an extensive recovery programme that has seen it go …