Guided riverside tour of Gravesend with visit to Tilbury Port (performance by Time Will Tell Theatre of “Ten Pound Poms” play)
The tour will cover some of the many interesting stories of Gravesend’s riverside, followed by:
A promenade piece of performance around the sites of the Tilbury Port, exploring stories of the Ten Pound Poms against a wider background of people throughout history dreaming of travel, of far-off places, of success and happiness, excitement, and fulfilment.
On: Thursday 11th August 2022
Guide: Christoph Bull
Meet: 10.30am at General Gordon statue, Gordon Memorial Park (opposite Chantry School in Ordnance Road and near Promenade Café)
Catch 12 noon ferry to Tilbury-the performance is in the Port Building close to the ferry landing stage. Performance at 1pm-to finish by 2pm.
Cost: Free-including the ferry crossing and performance-any donations welcome.
No need to book, just turn up.
Information: Christoph Bull 07702287147
Come and find out about Gravesend’s great maritime history and enjoy a performance afterwards at Tilbury.
Event is part of Essex Cultural Diversity Project working in partnership with Christoph Bull (Local Historian).