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Kayaking on the Thames: River Roding to the QE2 Bridge at Dartford

Kayaking on the Thames: River Roding to the QE2 Bridge at Dartford

| January 6, 2018

A day out on the Thames estuary experiencing huge skies, surprising wildlife and bizarre barges. For this trip, launch into the Thames at the mouth of the River Roding in Barking. This is on the north bank of the Thames, east of London City Airport. Park on River Road next to Barking Creek Park and […]

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Banff Mountain Film Festival hits London February & March 2018

Banff Mountain Film Festival hits London February & March 2018

| January 2, 2018

The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour returns to London in 2018 with a brand new collection of the most exhilarating and inspirational adventure films on the planet! If you’re a fan of outdoor adventure get down to the Union Chapel in Islington between Tuesday 13th March and Saturday 24th March and check out the completely different […]

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Kayaking the River Wandle in south London

Kayaking the River Wandle in south London

| October 21, 2017

The Wandle is a surprisingly healthy urban river, rising in Croydon and flowing through Sutton, Merton and Wandsworth before joining the Thames.  It can be explored by kayak or canoe – but low bridges and pipes, weirs and a 500m section of subterranean paddling mean it’s definitely not for the inexperienced. Last time we tried […]

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Ocean Film Festival returns to London 16-21 October 2017

Ocean Film Festival returns to London 16-21 October 2017

| August 21, 2017

The Ocean Film Festival returns to London this autumn 2017, with a selection of the latest breath-taking, inspirational films created by independent film makers from across the globe. With this year’s Ocean Film Festival you can dive deep underwater with intrepid freedivers as they explore one of Europe’s largest shipwrecks, hop on board with nomadic […]

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European Outdoor Film Tour – UK Premiere: London, 27th October 2017

European Outdoor Film Tour – UK Premiere: London, 27th October 2017

| August 21, 2017

The European Outdoor Film Tour hits the UK in November, with a premiere at London’s Logan Hall on Friday, 27th October 2017. The film will then tour the UK before returning to London’s Rocket Complex on Saturday, 4th November 2017. The European Outdoor Film Tour will take us to the mystical Amazon region, France’s largest […]

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Paddle the Thames: A guide for canoes, kayaks and SUPs – new book

Paddle the Thames: A guide for canoes, kayaks and SUPs – new book

| May 14, 2017

Paddle the Thames is the latest guidebook from Pesda Press, providing an in-depth look at the fantastic, but often over-looked, paddling opportunities offered by London’s River Thames. Written by the renowned kayaker Mark Rainsley, Paddle the Thames offers over 327km of paddling pleasure, from remote, wild exploration near the river’s source to the huge vistas […]

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