Oxford and Cambridge Boat Races

Oxford and Cambridge Boat Races

On Sunday 7th April 2019 men’s and women’s crews from Oxford and Cambridge universities will battle it out on the Thames during The BNY Mellon Boat Race and The Cancer Research UK Women’s Boat Race. Held annually, The Boat Race is a side-by-side...
Carpenters Road Lock to reopen

Carpenters Road Lock to reopen

For the first time in over 40 years, boats will soon be able to travel from the Old River Lea to Waterworks River, thanks to restoration work taking place. The lock is unique, as it is the only lock in Britain with rising radial gates at both ends. Built in the 1930s,...
An A-Level geography field trip goes wild!

An A-Level geography field trip goes wild!

At 17 years old, were my Sixth Form students too sophisticated to be let loose in an adventure playground? Not a bit of it. They hung on my every word during a two-hour tour of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, taking copious notes and peppering me with questions. The...
London Marathon

London Marathon

Are you visiting London with a group of friends? Come and explore London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park with one of our professional Blue Badge London Tourist Guides.  Find out how the venues are being put to use and the exciting plans for the future. Did you...