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    Sail safely

    Please bear in mind that all events listed are subject to change, check whether they are going ahead and book in advance where possible. We strongly advise that you wear a face covering on board if you are able to do so.

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    Summer Timetable from 19 April

    We'll be operating to our new Summer Timetable from Tuesday 19 April. You will still be able to use our services to travel to the events listed but departure times will change so that we can increase the frequency of our services and serve our 24th pier.

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    Hello Barking Riverside!

    Barking Riverside Pier, our new eastern terminus, will open by May.

The View from The River

See London from its highest point, and then sail through it!

We have joined forces with The View from The Shard to launch a new sightseeing experience in London, The View from The River. From 1 April, you can see London’s most iconic landmarks, while listening to live commentary provided by our London Expert, on these special 50-minute circular tours. The tours depart from London Bridge City Pier twice a day Wednesday - Sunday and you'll pass The Shard, Tate Modern, Shakespeare’s Globe, St Paul’s Cathedral, the Houses of Parliament, The London Eye, Tower of London and under Tower Bridge.

Soak it all in

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See London in a new light

The last few dates of our current series of Illuminated River Official Boat Tours take place on 9, 14, 23 and 28 April. 

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Last chance to see: Sculpture in the City 10th Edition

Have you seen Sculpture in the City yet?

The Square Mile has been transformed into a rotating gallery as part of the Sculpture in the City project. Works of modern art have brought pause for thought to London's historic business district and a dash of colour to the concrete jungle.

The current edition comes to an end on 22 April

Nearest pier: Tower

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Canaletto's Venice Revisited

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This major new exhibition at the National Maritime Museum brings together the complete set of 24 vedute paintings of Venice that Canaletto produced in the 1730s.

An explosion of colour and detail, this is the first time that Canaletto's Venetian vedute have been displayed together in London. The exhibition encourages audiences to re-examine the paintings, analyse how Canaletto brought each individual to life, and to contextualise and compare the works, which were produced at the very start of Venice's tourist industry, to the modern city and the issues that climate change and over-tourism have caused it.

Canaletto's Venice Revisited opens on 1 April and is on display until 25 September.

Nearest pier: Greenwich

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Now open: The Nelson Room

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The Nelson Room is a relatively small room in Greenwich's Old Royal Naval College that played a significant role in British history. Tens of thousands of people passed through the Nelson Room to pay their respects to Vice-Admiral Lord Nelson whose body lay in state here following his death at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805. 

The room opened to the public last month following extensive restoration and now hosts an audio-interactive exhibition exploring Nelson’s connection with Greenwich and how the town became the epicentre of a national expression of loss and mourning following the Vide-Admiral's death. Entry to The Nelson Room is included with a ticket to The Old Royal Naval College's Painted Hall.

Nearest pier: Greenwich

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Cutty Sark Rig Climb

Cutty Sark Rig Climb

From 2 April, you can climb the Cutty Sark's mast and then take a zip line to the bottom!

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Raphael at The National Gallery

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Delve into the brief but poignant life of Raphael at The National Gallery.

Opening on 9 April, this major exhibition brings together works usually housed in the Louvre, Gallerie Uffizi, Washington National Gallery of Art, the Prado Museum, and the Vatican Museum to create an unprecedented introspective of Raphael's skill, creativity, and ingenuity.

A painter, draughtsman, architect, archaeologist and poet, Raphael captured in his art the human and the divine, love and friendship, learning and power. In his brief career, which spanned just two decades, Raphael shaped the course of Western culture like few artists before or since.

Nearest pier: Embankment

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London Games Festival

One of the world's biggest video games festivals, the London Games Festival takes place 1 - 10 April. The festival champions and showcases the best of video games and interactive entertainment with a large programme of online events and outdoor activities across the city.

The Trafalgar Square Games Exhibition takes place Friday 1 - Sunday 3 April and promises to be a highlight of the festival, showcasing new talent, diverse voices, creative artworks and archive material for games fans in an eye-catching space on London's most famous public square.

Nearest pier: Embankment

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Easter at Battersea Power Station

Hop over to Battersea 9 – 10 and 15 – 18 April, to find an Easter Bunny Egg Hunt, Petting Zoo, Maze, outdoor games, pop-up food and drink huts and more!

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Hop into central London this Easter

Cyclone Tilbury Sky

We'll be sailing from Gravesend and Tilbury again on 7, 9, 12 and 15 April, perfect for enjoying an Easter trip into the capital!

From Tilbury, you'll sail past London landmarks to North Greenwich Pier in just 40 minutes or London Bridge City Pier in one hour.

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Sail from the show!

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It's concert season! 

If you're heading to a show at The O2 this month, book your return in advance and we'll save you a seat on our post-show services. This month we're operating post-show services for Stereophonics, Bastille, John Bishop, The War on Drugs, The Wombats, Craig David and Blondie.

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