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Hands on History on TikTok: Old Father Thames
Hands on History on YouTube: Old Father Thames
Sculptor Billie Bond and Mudlark Marie-Louise Plum in conversation.
Join mudlark Old Father Thames and Mok of @GayAristo in London's Roman Amphitheatre for the last weekend of Hands on History 2022. In this video we are discussing all things Roman, in particular, Love in Roman London (and beyond)! Check out thousands of finds from London's mudlarks, with a focus on Romano British finds including sultry Samian Ware, voluptuous votive offerings and monster mortaria. LINKS TO PEOPLE, PLACES AND RESOURCES MENTIONED IN VIDEO Mok/The Gay Aristo: @GayAristo (same handle on IG) Monika Buttling-Smith: instagram.com/mudika.thames Mark Sowden: instagram.com/MarkSowden3 Guy Phillips: instagram.com/mudlarking.about Roman Amphitheatre: https://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/thing... Guildhall Art Gallery: https://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/thing... Hands on History is an ongoing mudlarking and history programme of events which takes part across the year. This particular exhibition was part of Thames Festival Trust 'Totally Thames' 2022.
Two exhibitions at two historic venues in one video! Watermen's Hall, home of The Company of Watermen and Lightermen, usually off-limits to the public, was the host of our first weekend of Totally Thames 2022 Mudlarking Exhibition. The National Maritime Museum was our second port of call, seeing another group of mudlarks exhibiting their private collections in this Royal Museum in Greenwich. In this video we're focusing on the finds, with an off-piste, unscripted directors cut voiceover! Mudlarks shown in this video include instragram.com/oldfatherthames, instagram.com/mudika.thames, instagram.com/jasonmudlark, instagram.com/foreshoreseashore, instagram.com/stevecamp323 and many more!
Watermen's Hall, home of The Company of Watermen and Lightermen, usually off-limits to the public, was the host of our first weekend of Totally Thames 2022 Mudlarking Exhibition. Explore the Georgian Hall and its historical riches with me, and meet some of the London Mudlarks that exhibited. Try out the Virtual Mudlarking Machine, see a WWI Trench Lamp, Mutton Bone Ship, a Medieval Money Box and learn more about what exactly a Beadle used to do.
Hands on History at St. Paul's Cathedral, 2023.
Hands on History at London's Roman Amphitheatre, 2023