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Free events and activities


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Lantern Making workshops
Lantern Procession

The following events are planned for Autumn 2018.  We hope you can join us.

Forthcoming events:

Charting the Mayflower - open workshops
Saturday 3rd November, 10.30am - 12.30pm
Surey Docks Farm
Almost 400 years ago the Mayflower left Rotherhithe’s shores with people on board seeking a new life across the Atlantic. 
Their quest, and its legacy, has become symbolic of America and shaped global dynamics. 
But who were the passengers on board? Why did they get on the ship, and why do we remember the name of the Mayflower above all of the other ships that sailed to America in the seventeenth century?
Free. Suitable for all ages
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Talk with Brian Lavery
Thursday 25th October, 7-8pm
 the world’s leading authority on the ships of the Virginia line. 
He will be talking about Rotherhithe in 1620, how the Mayflower operated and the conditions the passengers experienced on board.
Free, booking required
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Lantern Making - open workshops
October & November 2018, various times & venues
Make your lantern to bring along to our community lantern procession.
Free. Suitable for ages 7 upwards, under 12s should be accompanied.
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Illuminate Rotherhithe Lantern Procession
23 November, 5pm onwards
Free. Suitable for all ages
Starts at Mayflower park and moves through the streets of Rotherhithe, SE16.
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Previous events:

The Measuring of the Mayflower
Sunday 30th September, 3pm
Kings Stairs Gardens, SE16.
More information here
(Part of Thames Festival 2018)

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