About Us

Interactive mudlarking exhibitions, talks, walks and workshops - that's what we do. 

For the past four years Hands on History have led the largest dedicated mudlarking exhibitions and events in the world. We work with over eighty fellow mudlarks and many academics, historians, archaeologists and artists to bring you exciting, innovative experiences that allow you to literally get your 'hands on history'.

Some of the people we work with: Thames Festival Trust, Museum of London, St. Paul's Cathedral, Royal Museums Greenwich, London's Roman Amphitheatre, The Worshipful Companies of Watermen, Cutlers and Apothecaries.

Hands on History runs mudlarking events and exhibitions throughout the year, showcasing the private collections of a large community of mudlarks, as well as creating talks, walks and many other interactive events from the wider mudlarking and historical interest community.

Hands on History is lead by co-producer and curator team consisting of three experienced mudlarks, all members of The Society of Thames Mudlarks and Antiquarians, who are also published writers, broadcasters and artists. In addition to our core team members, we also work with over eighty additional mudlarks, artists and partner organisations, such the Museum of London, Royal Museums Greenwich, London's Roman Amphitheatre, St. Paul's Cathedral and the Thames Festival Trust.


Co-Producer & Curator


Co-Producer & Curator

More info: Jason Sandy



Co-Producer & Curator

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