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Special Season: Mayflower 400 – City Of London Common Councilman Mark Wheatley On The Historical & Present Day Significance Of The Mayflower’s Journey To The New World & Planned Celebrations

Mark Wheatley Image on Your London Legacy Podcast

In the second part of this special miniseries designed to celebrate 400 years since the Mayflower set sail from our shores for America, I was honoured to have been invited to chat with Mark Wheatley at the stunning Guildhall in The City of London. Since 2013 Mark has represented the Ward of Dowgate within the…

Special Season: Mayflower 400 – Jason Sandy & I Go Back In Time On The Thames To The Very Place The Mayflower Began It’s Historic Journey To The New World

Jason Sandy Search for Mayflower Rotherhithe

When I first met Jason Sandy way back in Jan 2018, he offered one day to take me down to the Thames foreshore to go Mudlarking with him. Having seen Jason’s incredible collection of ancient artifacts he’d collected over the years, I knew this was something I would really love to you. Finally, the opportunity…

Special Bonus Episode: To Coincide With ”Totally Thames” 2019 Mudlark Exhibition, ”Foragers Of The Foreshore” 25th-29th Sept We Reprise This Hugely Popular Episode With Super Mudlarker & Curator Jason Sandy

Jason Sandy Mudlarker

Your London Legacy Mudlark noun: someone who scavenges in river mud for items of value, a term used especially to describe those who scavenged this way in London during the late 18th and 19th centuries. When most Londoners are tucked into bed waiting for the sun to rise, a select group is scouring the banks…