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Malcolm Knight Has An Enduring Love Of The Thames, That Has Seen Him Set Multiple World Records, Become Events Manager For The Queens Row Barge ‘Gloriana’ & Now As Director Of Thames Alive

Malcolm Knight on Your London Legacy Podcast

I don’t really know where to start with today’s guest—as he has done and achieved so much in his life. Malcolm Knight served in the Metropolitan Police Force for nearly 30 years, and among his varied roles he served as a uniformed Sergeant, in the Diplomatic Protection Service, and Territorial Support Group to instructor National…

Special Season: Mayflower 400 – Rotherhithe Illuminated! A Legacy Lighting Scheme To Commemorate Rotherhithe’s Key Role In The Mayflower Story

Rotherhithe Illuminated

In this fourth and final part of our mini-series designed to be part of the wonderful Mayflower 400 commemorations—we shine a light, literally and metaphorically, on the historic Rotherhithe on the banks of The Thames. This fascinating and sometimes overlooked London gem has a stunning history that dates back many centuries. Christopher Jones—the Master and…

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…

Mark Turrell & James Anthony Reveal Their Personal Stories & Passion For The Life Saving Work They Do On The Thames On Behalf Of The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) Chiswick

James Anthony and Mark Turrell on their passion for RNLI Chiswick

There can hardly be a greater London Legacy than that of saving lives of Londoners every day on the River Thames. For centuries the Thames has been the iconic lifeblood of our glorious city. But there is also a darker side to this ancient tidal river. This is the calling and passion of many supremely…